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Is it der, die oder das Absurdität?


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

The word Absurdität 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 Absurdität?

How does the declension of Absurdität 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 Absurdität die Absurditäten
Genitive der Absurdität der Absurditäten
Dative der Absurdität den Absurditäten
Akkusative die Absurdität die Absurditäten

What is the meaning of Absurdität in German?

Absurdität has various definitions in German:

[1] General, without plural: being absurd/being against/senseless

[1] allgemein, ohne Plural: das Absurd-Sein/Widersinnig-Sein/Sinnlos-Sein

[2] specific: a single absurd, contrary or senseless action or event

[2] spezifisch: eine einzelne absurde, widersinnige oder sinnlose Handlung oder Begebenheit

How to use Absurdität in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Absurdität with translations in English.

[1] Die Absurdität entfaltet sich immer erst im Kontext.

[1] The absurdity always develops only in the context

[1] „Am meisten von allen zog den Fürsten Andrej der erbitterte, unnachgiebige, bis zur Absurdität selbstüberzeugte Pfuel an.“

[1] "Most of all of everyone pulled the prince Andrej the bitter, adamant, self -convinced, self -convinced.

[2] Manche dieser Absurditäten wirst du wohl in Kauf nehmen müssen.

[2] Some of these absurdities will probably have to accept

[2] „Für einige Zeit kann man derlei Absurditäten ja ganz amüsant finden, doch ab einem bestimmten Alter wirken sie ermüdend, und ich schlief ein.“

[2] "For some time you can find such absurdities very amusing, but from a certain age they look tiring and I slept"

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