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Is it der, die oder das Agglomeration?


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

The word Agglomeration 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 Agglomeration?

How does the declension of Agglomeration 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 Agglomeration die Agglomerationen
Genitive der Agglomeration der Agglomerationen
Dative der Agglomeration den Agglomerationen
Akkusative die Agglomeration die Agglomerationen

What is the meaning of Agglomeration in German?

Agglomeration has various definitions in German:

[1] General: Collection, accumulation

[1] allgemein: Zusammenballung, Anhäufung

[2] Technical language, Swiss: metropolitan area

[2] Fachsprache, schweizerisch: Ballungsraum

How to use Agglomeration in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Agglomeration with translations in English.

[1] Wir können Ihnen eine gute Agglomeration von kostenlosen Apps zur Verfügung stellen.

[1] We can provide you with a good agglomeration of free apps

[2] „London ist damit die bevölkerungsreichste Stadt der Europäischen Union. Die Agglomeration hat 8.278.251 Einwohner (2001).“

[2] "London is the most populous city of the European Unione The agglomeration has 8,278.251 inhabitants (2001)."

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