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Is it der, die oder das Ressource?


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

The word Ressource 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 Ressource?

How does the declension of Ressource 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 Ressource die Ressourcen
Genitive der Ressource der Ressourcen
Dative der Ressource den Ressourcen
Akkusative die Ressource die Ressourcen

What is the meaning of Ressource in German?

Ressource has various definitions in German:

mostly in the plural:

meist im Plural:

[1] Geology, economy: natural raw material deposits

[1] Geologie, Wirtschaft: natürliche Rohstoffvorkommen

[2] Necessary basis for a specific purpose

[2] notwendige Grundlage für einen bestimmten Zweck

[3] Computer science: characteristics of the hardware in a computer

[3] Informatik: Merkmale der Hardware in einem Computer

How to use Ressource in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ressource with translations in English.

[1] Die Ressourcen für die Ölgewinnung sind begrenzt.

[1] The resources for oil extraction are limited

[1] „Den Fluch der Ressourcen bekommen auch andere Länder und Regionen Afrikas zu spüren, die reich an Bodenschätzen sind.“

[1] "Other countries and regions of Africa also feel the curse of the resources that are rich in mineral resources"

[1] „Im ersten vorchristlichen Jahrhundert wurde in größerem Maße Altmetall recycelt, wohl nicht aus Umweltbewusstsein, sondern weil die Stadt wirtschaftlich schwächelte und es an Ressourcen mangelte.“

[1] "In the first pre -Christian century, old metal was recycled to a greater extent, probably not out of environmental awareness, but because the city weakened economically and there was a lack of resources"

[2] Unsere Ressourcen sind nunmehr erschöpft.

[2] Our resources are now exhausted

[2] „Sie setzen sich die Regeln auf einer Insel, die zwar groß ist, deren Ressourcen aber begrenzt sind.“

[2] "They sit on the rules on an island that is large, but their resources are limited"

[2] „Trotzdem neigten sich die Ressourcen Deutschlands neben dem Mangel an Rekruten und Soldaten auch auf fast allen anderen Gebieten absehbar dem Ende entgegen.“

[2] "Nevertheless, in addition to the lack of recruits and soldiers, the resources of Germany also tackled the end in almost all other areas"

[2] „Na und, die Deutschen vergeuden keine Ressourcen, das ist doch besser, als tonnenweise übriggebliebenen Reis und Fleisch wegzuwerfen wie die Iraner.“

[2] "Well and, the Germans, no resources, that is better than throwing away tons of left -wing rice and meat like the Iranian"

[2] „Dennoch waren die Ressourcen knapp, es musste hausgehalten werden, auch mit Strom.“

[2] "Nevertheless, the resources were scarce, it had to be kept, even with electricity"

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