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Is it der, die oder das Akribie?


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

The word Akribie is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Akribie?

How does the declension of Akribie 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 Akribie
Genitive der Akribie
Dative der Akribie
Akkusative die Akribie

What is the meaning of Akribie in German?

Akribie is defined as:

[1] Educational language: maximum care, maximum accuracy, extreme thoroughness

[1] bildungssprachlich: höchste Sorgsamkeit, höchste Genauigkeit, äußerste Gründlichkeit

How to use Akribie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Akribie with translations in English.

[1] Er erledigte diese Aufgabe mit großer Akribie.

[1] He did this task with a large meticulousness

[1] „Mir wurde bald deutlich, daß man sogenannter objektiver Wahrheit nicht ohne alle erdenkliche Akribie habhaft werden kann.“

[1] "It soon became clear to me that so -called objective truth cannot be done without all conceivable meticulousness"

[1] In der Orthodoxie ist Akribie die äußerste Genauigkeit, nach der alle Gebote gewissenhaft befolgt werden müssen.

[1] In orthodoxy, meticulousness is the extreme accuracy, according to which all commandments must be followed conscientiously

[1] „Aber die Akribie derartiger Zusammenstellungen verrät einen Hang zur Eindeutigkeit, den die folgenden Ausschweifungen nicht teilen.“

[1] "But the meticulousness of such compilations reveals a penchant for uniqueness that the following debauces do not share"

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