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Is it der, die oder das Vereinigung?


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

The word Vereinigung 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 Vereinigung?

How does the declension of Vereinigung 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 Vereinigung die Vereinigungen
Genitive der Vereinigung der Vereinigungen
Dative der Vereinigung den Vereinigungen
Akkusative die Vereinigung die Vereinigungen

What is the meaning of Vereinigung in German?

Vereinigung has various definitions in German:

[1] Event or action in which several individual things come together and form a unit

[1] Ereignis oder Handlung, bei dem mehrere einzelne Dinge zusammenkommen und eine Einheit bilden

[2] Cooperated group of people/organizations that serve a specific purpose

[2] zusammengeschlossene Gruppe von Personen/Organisationen, die einem bestimmten Zweck dient

How to use Vereinigung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Vereinigung with translations in English.

[1] Eine Vereinigung vieler Kleinstaaten bringt nicht nur militärische Vorteile.

[1] A union of many small states not only brings military advantages

[2] Die Vereinigung der Geschäftsleute sprach sich gegen eine Fußgängerzone in der Geschäftsstraße aus.

The association of business people spoke against a pedestrian zone in the business street

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