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Is it der, die oder das Grenzkontrolle?


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

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

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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 Grenzkontrolle?

How does the declension of Grenzkontrolle 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 Grenzkontrolle die Grenzkontrollen
Genitive der Grenzkontrolle der Grenzkontrollen
Dative der Grenzkontrolle den Grenzkontrollen
Akkusative die Grenzkontrolle die Grenzkontrollen

What is the meaning of Grenzkontrolle in German?

Grenzkontrolle has various definitions in German:

[1] Review of identities and introduced objects when crossing the borders between regions or states

[1] Überprüfung von Identitäten und eingeführten Gegenständen bei der Überschreitung von Grenzen zwischen Regionen oder Staaten

[2] Person or institution who conducts [1]

[2] Person beziehungsweise Institution, die [1] durchführt

How to use Grenzkontrolle in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grenzkontrolle with translations in English.

[1] „Als Reaktion auf die Flüchtlingskrise will die Bundesregierung nach Informationen von SPIEGEL ONLINE wieder Grenzkontrollen einführen und somit das Schengener Abkommen vorübergehend außer Kraft setzen.“

[1] "In response to the refugee crisis, the Federal Government wants to re -introduce border controls according to information from Spiegel Online and thus temporarily convert the Schengen Agreement"

[1] „Seit dem Wegfall der Grenzkontrollen ist die Kriminalität durch international operierende Banden, die von Einbrüchen über Taschendiebstähle bis hin zu Überfällen alles Mögliche durchziehen, sprunghaft gestiegen.“

[1] "Since the elimination of border controls, crime has been through internationally operating gangs that pull everything through burglaries to pick -up steels to raids, suddenly increased"

[1] „Die Grenzkontrolle fiel ihm ein.“

[1] "The border control fell on to him"

[2] Die Grenzkontrolle winkte uns durch, ohne das Auto zu durchsuchen.

[2] The border control waved through us without searching the car

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Pictures or photos of Grenzkontrolle

[2] Schlagbaum an einer Grenzkontrolle
[2] Schlagbaum an einer Grenzkontrolle

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