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Is it der, die oder das Gesamteindruck?


The correct article in German of Gesamteindruck is der. So it is der Gesamteindruck! (nominative case)

The word Gesamteindruck is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Gesamteindruck?

How does the declension of Gesamteindruck 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 der Gesamteindruck die Gesamteindrücke
Genitive des Gesamteindruckes des Gesamteindrucks der Gesamteindrücke
Dative dem Gesamteindruck dem Gesamteindrucke den Gesamteindrücken
Akkusative den Gesamteindruck die Gesamteindrücke

What is the meaning of Gesamteindruck in German?

Gesamteindruck is defined as:

[1] Presentation that you get from someone or something when you take all the details together

[1] Vorstellung, die man von jemandem oder etwas bekommt, wenn man alle Details zusammennimmt

How to use Gesamteindruck in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gesamteindruck with translations in English.

[1] Der Gesamteindruck, den wir bekamen, war gar nicht mal so schlecht.

[1] The overall impression we got wasn't that bad

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