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Is it der, die oder das Gewaltanwendung?


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

The word Gewaltanwendung 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 Gewaltanwendung?

How does the declension of Gewaltanwendung 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 Gewaltanwendung die Gewaltanwendungen
Genitive der Gewaltanwendung der Gewaltanwendungen
Dative der Gewaltanwendung den Gewaltanwendungen
Akkusative die Gewaltanwendung die Gewaltanwendungen

What is the meaning of Gewaltanwendung in German?

Gewaltanwendung is defined as:

[1] Use of so -called violence

[1] Verwendung von sogenannter Gewalt

How to use Gewaltanwendung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gewaltanwendung with translations in English.

[1] „Bei Männern mit schwerer Persönlichkeitsstörung kann durch destruktive Dominanz- und verletzende Gewaltanwendung das sexuelle Empfinden gesteigert werden.“

[1] "In men with serious personality disorder, the sexual feeling can be increased by destructive dominance and hurtful violence"

[1] „Äußerliche Hinweise auf eine Kindesmisshandlung sind ungewöhnliche Spuren von Gewaltanwendung (z. B. zahlreiche blaue Flecken, Verbrennungen oder Knochenbrüche), bei Vernachlässigung stehen psychische Auffälligkeiten im Vordergrund.“

[1] "External references to a child abuse are unusual traces of use of violence (Zä B. Numerous bruises, burns or broken bones), in the case of neglect, the focus is on psychological abnormalities."

[1] „Ich überzeugte ihn rasch, daß er ihn daran, selbst unter Gewaltanwendung, hindern mußte.“

[1] "I quickly convinced him that he had to prevent him from being used even while using violence"

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