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Is it der, die oder das Handreichung?


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

The word Handreichung 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 Handreichung?

How does the declension of Handreichung 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 Handreichung die Handreichungen
Genitive der Handreichung der Handreichungen
Dative der Handreichung den Handreichungen
Akkusative die Handreichung die Handreichungen

What is the meaning of Handreichung in German?

Handreichung has various definitions in German:

[1] Small service, help

[1] kleine Dienstleistung, Hilfestellung

[2] Fixed instructions on how to understand/manage something

[2] schriftlich fixierte Anleitung, wie etwas zu verstehen/zu bewältigen ist

[3] relatively short text as an advance information

[3] relativ kurzer Text als Vorweginformation

How to use Handreichung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Handreichung with translations in English.

[1] „Nixblume machte sich sofort in ihrer Nähe durch kleine Handreichungen zu schaffen, hielt ihr zum Haarglätten den Spiegel, besorgte Waschwasser und bediente sie auch sonst aufmerksam und fleißig.“

[1] "Nixflower immediately got to work through small handouts near them, held the mirror, worried washing water and served her at the mirror and served them.

[1] „Nachdem das junge Mädchen eine kleine Handreichung gemacht hatte, fragte ich sie, wie es ihrer Schwester ginge.“

[1] "After the young girl had made a little handout, I asked her how her sister would be" "

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