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Is it der, die oder das Genossenschaft?


The correct article in German of Genossenschaft is die. So it is die Genossenschaft! (nominative case)

The word Genossenschaft is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Genossenschaft?

How does the declension of Genossenschaft 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 die Genossenschaft die Genossenschaften
Genitive der Genossenschaft der Genossenschaften
Dative der Genossenschaft den Genossenschaften
Akkusative die Genossenschaft die Genossenschaften

What is the meaning of Genossenschaft in German?

Genossenschaft is defined as:

[1] Law: Association of natural or legal persons

[1] Recht: Zusammenschluss von natürlichen oder juristischen Personen

How to use Genossenschaft in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Genossenschaft with translations in English.

[1] „Empfänger von Arbeitslosengeld II, die eine Wohnung in einer Genossenschaft nutzen, erhalten die Kosten für Miete und Heizung.“[1]

[1] "Recipients of unemployment benefit II who use an apartment in a cooperative receive the cost of rent and heating." [1]

[1] „Der Redner hätte "Genossen und Genossinnen! Genießen sie den Genuss der Genossenschaften, denn es kann vorkommen, dass ihre Nachkommen, mit ihrem Einkommen nicht auskommen und daher umkommen" gesagt.“

[1] "The speaker would have said" Comrades! Enjoy the enjoyment of the cooperatives, because it can happen that your descendants cannot get by with their income and therefore perish ". "

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