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Is it der, die oder das Haltbarkeit?


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

The word Haltbarkeit 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 Haltbarkeit?

How does the declension of Haltbarkeit 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 Haltbarkeit die Haltbarkeiten
Genitive der Haltbarkeit der Haltbarkeiten
Dative der Haltbarkeit den Haltbarkeiten
Akkusative die Haltbarkeit die Haltbarkeiten

What is the meaning of Haltbarkeit in German?

Haltbarkeit has various definitions in German:

[1] Lifespan or usability of products

[1] Lebensdauer oder Verwendbarkeit von Produkten

[2] Hardness and resistance of objects

[2] Härte und Widerstandsfähigkeit von Gegenständen

[3] Durability of an assertion, theory or acceptance

[3] Dauerhaftigkeit einer Behauptung, Theorie oder Annahme

How to use Haltbarkeit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Haltbarkeit with translations in English.

[1] Die Tester untersuchten demnach nicht nur die Qualität des Drucks, sondern auch die Handhabung der Patronen und die Haltbarkeit der Tinte.

[1] The testers therefore not only examined the quality of the pressure, but also the handling of the cartridges and the durability of the ink

[1] Ein weiterer Nachweis für die positiven Auswirkungen ist die Verlängerung der Haltbarkeit von Lebensmitteln.

[1] Another proof of the positive effects is the extension of the durability of grocery





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