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Is it der, die oder das Grundeinkommen?


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

The word Grundeinkommen 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 Grundeinkommen?

How does the declension of Grundeinkommen 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 Grundeinkommen
Genitive des Grundeinkommens
Dative dem Grundeinkommen
Akkusative das Grundeinkommen

What is the meaning of Grundeinkommen in German?

Grundeinkommen is defined as:

[1] Income paid to every citizen of a uniform amount of the state

[1] an jeden Bürger in einheitlicher Höhe vom Staat ausgezahltes Einkommen

How to use Grundeinkommen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grundeinkommen with translations in English.

[1] „Noch vor wenigen Jahren stritten nur ein paar Außenseiter für ein Grundeinkommen, sicher und auskömmlich genug, um den Menschen und den Bürger vom Arbeiter zu emanzipieren. In der breiten Öffentlichkeit fanden sie kaum Gehör. … Heute wird es allenthalben diskutiert …“

[1] “Just a few years ago, only a few outsiders fought for a basic income, secure and adequate enough to make people and the citizen from the worker to emancipating in the general public. ... today it is discussed everywhere ... "

[1] Die Parteien sind sich bei der Einführung eines Grundeinkommens noch uneinig.

[1] The parties are still disagreed with the introduction of a basic income

How do you pronounce Grundeinkommen?

Grundeinkommen (Österreich)

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