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Is it der, die oder das Vorbehalt?


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

The word Vorbehalt 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 Vorbehalt?

How does the declension of Vorbehalt 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 Vorbehalt die Vorbehalte
Genitive des Vorbehalts des Vorbehaltes der Vorbehalte
Dative dem Vorbehalt den Vorbehalten
Akkusative den Vorbehalt die Vorbehalte

What is the meaning of Vorbehalt in German?

Vorbehalt is defined as:

[1] concerns/restriction/objection to something

[1] Bedenken/Einschränkung/Einwand gegen etwas

How to use Vorbehalt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Vorbehalt with translations in English.

[1] Mein Vorgesetzter teilte mir mit, mich unter Vorbehalt [= sofern es keine anderen Entwicklungen gibt] zu befördern.

[1] My manager informed me that I am subject to [= if there are no other developments] too

[1] „Von den Vorbehalten des Sulpiz Boisserée aber ließ sich Bertram nicht entmutigen.“

[1] "However, Bertram did not let the Sulpiz Boisserée Sulpiz Boisserée discovered"

[1] „Tatsächlich drückt sich mit diesem Wort ein Vorbehalt aus, der durch eine Vorgeschichte zu entfalten ist.“

[1] "In fact, this word expresses a reservation that is to be developed through a history"

[1] „Er erteilte mir die Absolution mit dem gleichen Vorbehalt.“

[1] "He gave me absolution with the same reservation"

[1] „Viele Juden fliehen in die benachbarte Schweiz, aber auch hier wachsen die Vorbehalte gegen die Flüchtlinge, und so beschließt die Regierung in Bern zunächst eine Visumspflicht und dann ein Einreiseverbot für Juden.“

[1] "Many Jews flee to neighboring Switzerland, but here too the reservations are growing against the refugees, and so the government in Bern initially decides on a visa obligation and then a ban on entry for Judenä" "

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