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Is it der, die oder das Gemeinwesen?


The correct article in German of Gemeinwesen is das. So it is das Gemeinwesen! (nominative case)

The word Gemeinwesen is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

Finding the right gender of a noun

German articles are used similarly to the English articles,a and the. However, they are declined differently (change) according to the number, gender and case of their nouns.

In the German language, the gender and therefore article is fixed for each noun.

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The most difficult part of learning the German language is the articles (der, die, das) or rather the gender of each noun. The gender of each noun in German has no simple rule. In fact, it can even seem illogical. For example das Mädchen, a young girl is neutral while der Junge, a young boy is male.

It is a good idea to learn the correct article for each new word together - even if it means a lot of work. For example learning "der Hund" (the dog) rather than just Hund by itself. Fortunately, there are some rules about gender in German that make things a little easier. It might be even nicer if these rules didn't have exceptions - but you can't have everything! The best way to learn them is with the App - Der-Die-Das Train! (available for iOS and Android)

German nouns belong either to the gender masculine (male, standard gender) with the definite article der, to the feminine (feminine) with the definite article die, or to the neuter (neuter) with the definite article das.

  • for masculine: points of the compass, weather (Osten, Monsun, Sturm; however it is: das Gewitter), liquor/spirits (Wodka, Wein, Kognak), minerals, rocks (Marmor, Quarz, Granit, Diamant);

  • for feminine: ships and airplanes (die Deutschland, die Boeing; however it is: der Airbus), cigarette brands (Camel, Marlboro), many tree and plant species (Eiche, Pappel, Kiefer; aber: der Flieder), numbers (Eins, Million; however it is: das Dutzend), most inland rivers (Elbe, Oder, Donau; aber: der Rhein);

  • for neutrals: cafes, hotels, cinemas (das Mariott, das Cinemaxx), chemical elements (Helium, Arsen; however it is: der Schwefel, masculine elements have the suffix -stoff), letters, notes, languages and colors (das Orange, das A, das Englische), certain brand names for detergents and cleaning products (Ariel, Persil), continents, countries (die artikellosen: (das alte) Europa; however exceptions include: der Libanon, die Schweiz …).

German declension of Gemeinwesen?

How does the declension of Gemeinwesen work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

1 Singular Plural
Nominative das Gemeinwesen
Genitive des Gemeinwesens
Dative dem Gemeinwesen
Akkusative das Gemeinwesen

What is the meaning of Gemeinwesen in German?

Gemeinwesen is defined as:

[1] Sociology: Human organizational form over the family association

[1] Soziologie: menschliche Organisationsform über dem Familienverband

How to use Gemeinwesen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gemeinwesen with translations in English.

[1] Das Gemeinwesen verändert sich rasant.

[1] The community is changing rapid

[1] Der Begriff ‚Staat‘ steht für das politisch organisierte Gemeinwesen.

[1] The term 'state' stands for the politically organized community

[1] Ein Gemeinwesen setzt Rahmen und sanktioniert Fehlverhalten.

[1] A community sets frame and sanctioned misconduct

[1] „Auch in Deutschland setzt allmählich ein Prozess der Retrivialisierung moralischer Grundsätze ein, ohne deren gemeinsinnskontrollierte Geltung auch ein modernes Gemeinwesen nicht existenzfähig ist.“

[1] "In Germany, too, a process of retrivialization of moral principles is gradually used, without which a modern community is also not existent without which a modern community is not existent"

[1] „Nicht jede dieser Bewegungen hatte die Errichtung eines autonomen oder souveränen jüdischen Gemeinwesens auf einem eigenen Territorium zum Ziel, wie etwa der Zionismus, der eine Staatsgründung in Palästina anstrebte.“

[1] "Not every of these movements had the establishment of an autonomous or sovereign Jewish community on its own territory, such as Zionism, which is striving for a state founding in Palestine"

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