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Is it der, die oder das Gesuch?


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

The word Gesuch 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 Gesuch?

How does the declension of Gesuch 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 Gesuch die Gesuche
Genitive des Gesuches des Gesuchs der Gesuche
Dative dem Gesuch dem Gesuche den Gesuchen
Akkusative das Gesuch die Gesuche

What is the meaning of Gesuch in German?

Gesuch is defined as:

[1] Write that someone directed to an authority in order to receive approval or approval

[1] Schreiben, das jemand an eine Behörde richtet, um eine Genehmigung oder Bewilligung zu erhalten

How to use Gesuch in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gesuch with translations in English.

[1] „Militärdienstpflichtige, die keinen Militärdienst leisten wollen, können jederzeit ein Gesuch für Zulassung zum Zivilen Ersatzdienst stellen, Stellungspflichtige nach dem Besuch der Orientierungsveranstaltung der Militärbehörde.“

[1] "Military service who does not want to do military service can submit an application for admission to the civil replacement service at any time, and those liable for positions after attending the orientation event of the military authority"

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