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Is it der, die oder das Abtei?


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

The word Abtei 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 Abtei?

How does the declension of Abtei 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 Abtei die Abteien
Genitive der Abtei der Abteien
Dative der Abtei den Abteien
Akkusative die Abtei die Abteien

What is the meaning of Abtei in German?

Abtei is defined as:

[1] Monastery, with an abbot or an abbess as a head

[1] Kloster, mit einem Abt oder einer Äbtissin als Vorsteher/Vorsteherin

How to use Abtei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abtei with translations in English.

[1] „Streßbeladene, die im Urlaub zu Gott oder sich selbst finden wollen, finden in katholischen Abteien Aufnahme – Klosterleben auf Zeit.“

[1] "Strike -loaded people who want to find themselves on vacation to God or themselves find admission in Catholic abbeys - monastery life"

[1] „Nach diesen gegenseitigen Höflichkeiten verneigte sich die gesamte Priesterschar zu beiden Seiten und man bat, sich zur dreiräumigen Halle der äußeren Abtei zu begeben, die die Bezeichnung Saal der Föhren und Reiher führte.“

[1] "According to these mutual courtities, the entire crowd of priests on both sides and one asked to go to the three -room hall of the outer abbey, which led the name Saal of the Föhren and Reiche" "

[1] „Zur Regierungszeit Ludwigs des Frommen wurde auch zum ersten Mal die königliche Münzhoheit durchbrochen, indem Bistümer und Abteien das Münzrecht oftmals zusammen mit Zoll- und Marktrecht erhielten.“

[1] "During the reign of Ludwig of the pious, the royal sovereignty of coin was broken for the first time, in which dioceses and abbots often receive the right to coin together with customs and market law"

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Pictures or photos of Abtei

[1] Kreuzgang einer Abtei
[1] Kreuzgang einer Abtei

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