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Is it der, die oder das Streik?


The correct article in German of Streik is der. So it is der Streik! (nominative case)

The word Streik is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

The declination 2 (Singular 2, Plural 2) is rarely

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 Streik?

How does the declension of Streik 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 1 Singular 2 Plural 1 Plural 2
Nominative der Streik der Streik die Streiks die Streike
Genitive des Streiks des Streikes des Streiks der Streiks der Streike
Dative dem Streik dem Streik dem Streike den Streiks den Streiken
Akkusative den Streik den Streik die Streiks die Streike

What is the meaning of Streik in German?

Streik is defined as:

[1] A collective work of work (refusal) with the aim of emphasizing the claims raised in the context of an industrial action

[1] eine kollektive Arbeitsniederlegung (Verweigerung), mit dem Ziel, den im Rahmen eines Arbeitskampfes erhobenen Forderungen Nachdruck zu verleihen

How to use Streik in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Streik with translations in English.

[1] Die Erfolgsaussichten dieses Streiks waren von vornherein schlecht.

[1] The chances of success of this strike were bad from the outset

[1] „Im Februar 1920 erheben sich Zehntausende Arbeiter in den Goldminen am Witwatersrand zum Streik.“

[1] "In February 1920, tens of thousands of workers rose to the strike in the gold mines on the Witwatersrand"

[1] „Dem eigentlichen Streik müssen 75 Prozent der Gewerkschaftsmitglieder zustimmen.“

[1] "75 percent of the union members must agree to the actual strike"

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