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Is it der, die oder das Stress?


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

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

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 Stress?

How does the declension of Stress 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 der Stress die Stresse
Genitive des Stresses der Stresse
Dative dem Stress dem Stresse den Stressen
Akkusative den Stress die Stresse

What is the meaning of Stress in German?

Stress has various definitions in German:

[1] Psychology: persistent intellectual, mental or physical tension through over -stress or harmful stimuli mental pressure

[1] Psychologie: anhaltende geistige, seelische oder körperliche Anspannung durch Überbeanspruchung oder schädliche Reize; seelischer Druck

[2] colloquially: trouble, pressure

[2] umgangssprachlich: Ärger, Druck

[3] Geology: one -sided pressure, for example in the case of rock conversion

[3] Geologie: einseitig gerichteter Druck, zum Beispiel bei Gesteinsumwandlung

[4] Biology: reaction of an organism to the influence of excessive or contradicting stimuli chemical, physical or social kind

[4] Biologie: Reaktion eines Organismus auf die Einwirkung übermäßiger oder widersprechender Reize chemischer, physikalischer oder auch sozialer Art

How to use Stress in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Stress with translations in English.

[1] Als Manager einer Firma steht er ständig unter Stress, was natürlich seiner Gesundheit schadet!

[1] As a manager of a company, he is constantly stressed, which of course harms his health

[1] „So lässt sich ein wohltuenderer Umgang mit Stress erlernen.“

[1] "This is how a more pleasant way of dealing with stress can be learned"

[2] Mach mir bloß keinen Stress!

[2] just don't make me any stress

[3] Stress spielt bei tektonischen Vorgängen eine große Rolle.

[3] Stress plays a major role in tectonic processes

[4] In der ersten Phase ist Stress eine Alarmreaktion des Körpers, Adrenalin wird ausgeschüttet, die Blutzufuhr zu Hirn und Muskeln steigt.

[4] In the first phase, stress is an alarm reaction of the body, adrenaline is released, the blood supply to brains and muscles rises

[4] „Jahresringe deuten schon auf länger anhaltenden Stress der Bäume durch Trockenheit, Krankheit und Schädlinge hin.“

[4] "Annual rings indicate long -lasting stress of the trees through dryness, illness and pests"

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