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Is it der, die oder das Korrektur?


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

The word Korrektur 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 Korrektur?

How does the declension of Korrektur 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 Korrektur die Korrekturen
Genitive der Korrektur der Korrekturen
Dative der Korrektur den Korrekturen
Akkusative die Korrektur die Korrekturen

What is the meaning of Korrektur in German?

Korrektur has various definitions in German:

[1] Orthography and grammatical correction of a text

[1] orthografische und grammatikalische Berichtigung eines Textes

[2] Total of the corrections or improvements in texts or printing units

[2] Gesamtheit der Berichtigungen oder Verbesserungen bei Texten oder Druckwerken

[3] colloquial: evaluation of a written examination, for example by a teacher

[3] umgangssprachlich: Bewertung einer schriftlichen Prüfung, zum Beispiel durch einen Lehrer

[4] Image processing: Retusing pictures

[4] Bildbearbeitung: das Retuschieren von Bildern

[5] Surgery: Changes to the human body

[5] Chirurgie: Veränderungen am Körper des Menschen

How to use Korrektur in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Korrektur with translations in English.

[1] Die Korrekturen musst du nochmals machen; sie sind nicht sorgfältig genug durchgeführt.

[1] You have to do the corrections again. You are not carried out carefully enough

[2] Die Korrektur des Manuskripts dauert noch ein paar Tage.

[2] The correction of the manuscript takes a few more daily

[2] „Handschriftliche Korrekturen konnten vielleicht einen wichtigen Hinweis geben auf die Identität des Verfassers.“

[2] "Handwritten corrections could perhaps give an important indication of the identity of the author"

[3] „Eine derartige Betrachtungsweise bedarf dringend der Korrektur und die Frage, wem Segelfliegen was bedeutet, der Klärung.“

[3] "Such a method of consideration urgently needs the correction and the question of whom gliding means what, the clarification" "

[3] Die Korrekturen machen einem Lehrer viel Arbeit.

[3] The corrections make a teacher a lot of work

[3] „Der Stiefbruder beendete mit Worten der Erleichterung seine Korrekturen und beobachtete mit der Schwägerin, was Rotermund aus der Tüte alles zum Vorschein brachte.“

[3] "The step brother ended his corrections with words of relief and watched with the sister -in -law what Rotermund from the bag showed everything"

[4] Es waren nur wenig Korrekturen nötig, um die Leberflecke unsichtbar zu machen.

[4] little corrections were necessary to make the liver stain invisible

[5] Manche Menschen wünschen eine Korrektur ihrer faltigen Haut durch den Schönheitschirurgen.

[5] Some people wish to correct their wrinkled skin through the cosmetic surgeon

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