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Is it der, die oder das Marktwirtschaft?


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

The word Marktwirtschaft 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 Marktwirtschaft?

How does the declension of Marktwirtschaft 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 Marktwirtschaft die Marktwirtschaften
Genitive der Marktwirtschaft der Marktwirtschaften
Dative der Marktwirtschaft den Marktwirtschaften
Akkusative die Marktwirtschaft die Marktwirtschaften

What is the meaning of Marktwirtschaft in German?

Marktwirtschaft is defined as:

[1] Economy: an economic order, in the production and distribution of goods and services via supply and demand are regulated

[1] Wirtschaft: eine Wirtschaftsordnung, in der Produktion und Verteilung der Güter und Dienstleistungen über Angebot und Nachfrage geregelt werden

How to use Marktwirtschaft in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Marktwirtschaft with translations in English.

[1] Der Vorsitzende der Gewerkschaft ver.di, Frank Bsirske, hat als Konsequenz aus der Wirtschaftskrise eine neue Form der Marktwirtschaft gefordert.

[1] The chairman of the Union, Frank Bsirske, has called for a new form of the market economy as a consequence of the economic crisis.

[1] „Das nennt man Wettbewerbsvorteil und ist ein Instrument der freien Marktwirtschaft, über das sich streiten lässt.“

[1] "This is called competitive advantage and is an instrument of the free market economy that can be argued about"

[1] „In einer Marktwirtschaft ist niemand und nichts so mächtig wie das Portemonnaie des Verbrauchers.“

[1] "In a market economy, nobody and nothing is as powerful as the consumer's wallet"

[1] Uns fehlen Pflegekräfte. Uns fehlen viele Pflegekräfte. Uns werden in Zukunft noch mehr fehlen. Das liegt auch an der niedrigen Bezahlung. Nach den Gesetzen von Angebot und Nachfrage, der Marktwirtschaft, müssten deren Löhne unmittelbar steigen. Aber seit Jahren Fehlanzeige!

[1] We lack nursing staff. We lack many nurses. We will be missing even more in the future. This is also due to the low payment. According to the laws of supply and demand, the market economy, their wages would have to increase immediately. But for years there has been a mistake for years

[1] „Ich las Bücher von Neurobiologie bis Marktwirtschaft, doch je mehr ich recherchierte, desto verwirrter wurde ich.“

[1] "I read books from neurobiology to the market economy, but the more I researched, the more confused I became"

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