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Is it der, die oder das Zeichnung?


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

The word Zeichnung 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 Zeichnung?

How does the declension of Zeichnung 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 Zeichnung die Zeichnungen
Genitive der Zeichnung der Zeichnungen
Dative der Zeichnung den Zeichnungen
Akkusative die Zeichnung die Zeichnungen

What is the meaning of Zeichnung in German?

Zeichnung has various definitions in German:

[1] Art: Image that was created with uncomfortable colors

[1] Kunst: Bild, das mit ungemischten Farben erstellt wurde

[2] Biology: In a certain pattern, coloring in animals and plants

[2] Biologie: in einem bestimmten Muster verteilte Färbung bei Tieren und Pflanzen

[3] Economy: Application for the exhibition of shares

[3] Wirtschaft: Beantragung der Ausstellung von Aktien

[4] Architecture, construction: sketch, design of a building, a structural and landscape

[4] Architektur, Bauwesen: Skizze, Entwurf eines Gebäudes, einer baulichen und landschaftlichen Anlage

[5] Technology: Design for a technical device, system, furnishings

[5] Technik: Entwurf für ein technisches Gerät, Anlage, Einrichtung

[6] General: Visualization of an object, an appearance of something

[6] allgemein: Visualisierung eines Gegenstandes, einer Erscheinung; gegenständliche Veranschaulichung von etwas

How to use Zeichnung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Zeichnung with translations in English.

[1] Die Zeichnungen von Leonardo da Vinci sind sehr bekannt.

[1] The drawings by Leonardo da Vinci are very well known

[1] „Seine Zeichnungen und Radierungen aus den Jahren zuvor belegen eine unglaubliche Akribie und Ausdauer, als wollte er das Bild erzwingen.“

[1] "His drawings and etchings from the previous years show incredible meticulousness and perseverance as if he wanted to force the picture"

[2] Das Fell des Tieres hat eine auffällige Zeichnung.

[2] The fur of the animal has a striking drawing

[3] Er wollte die Frist zur Zeichnung der neu auszugebenden Aktien nicht verpassen.

[3] He did not want to miss the deadline for drawing the new shares to draw

[4] Die Zeichnung war wenig detailliert.

[4] The drawing was not very detailed

[5] Aus der technischen Zeichnung können die Monteure die genaue Einbauplanung aller Komponenten erkennen.

[5] From the technical drawing, the fitters can recognize the exact installation planning of all components

[6] Der Produktionprozess wurde mit Zeichnungen veranschaulicht.

[6] The production process was illustrated with drawings

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Pictures or photos of Zeichnung

[1] eine Zeichnung
[1] eine Zeichnung
[2] Die Zeichnung der Zebras werden zur eindeutigen Identifizierung verwendet
[2] Die Zeichnung der Zebras werden zur eindeutigen Identifizierung verwendet

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