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Is it der, die oder das Gesundheitsreform?


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

The word Gesundheitsreform 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 Gesundheitsreform?

How does the declension of Gesundheitsreform 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 Gesundheitsreform die Gesundheitsreformen
Genitive der Gesundheitsreform der Gesundheitsreformen
Dative der Gesundheitsreform den Gesundheitsreformen
Akkusative die Gesundheitsreform die Gesundheitsreformen

What is the meaning of Gesundheitsreform in German?

Gesundheitsreform is defined as:

[1] Greater legal redesign of the healthcare system, often with the aim of reducing costs and/or improving care

[1] größere gesetzliche Umgestaltung des Gesundheitswesens, oft mit dem Ziel, die Kosten zu senken und/oder die Versorgung zu verbessern

How to use Gesundheitsreform in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gesundheitsreform with translations in English.

[1] Bundesgesundheitsminister Rösler (FDP) hat gestern einen Vorschlag zur Gesundheitsreform unterbreitet, um das Defizit der Krankenkassen […] aufzufangen.

[1] Federal Minister of Health Rösler (FDP) yesterday submitted a proposal for health reform to absorb the deficit of the health insurance companies […]

[1] „Da ich davon ausgehe, dass Familie Brangelina nicht auf Barack Obamas Gesundheitsreform angewiesen ist, ist zu vermuten, dass bei ihr alles wieder nett anzuschauen ist.“

[1] "Since I assume that the Brangelina family is not dependent on Barack Obama's health reform, it can be assumed that everything is nice to look at with her"

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