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Is it der, die oder das Akupunktur?


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

The word Akupunktur 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 Akupunktur?

How does the declension of Akupunktur 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 Akupunktur die Akupunkturen
Genitive der Akupunktur der Akupunkturen
Dative der Akupunktur den Akupunkturen
Akkusative die Akupunktur die Akupunkturen

What is the meaning of Akupunktur in German?

Akupunktur is defined as:

[1] Medicine: Traditional Chinese healing processes in which needles are stung into the skin

[1] Medizin: traditionelles chinesisches Heilverfahren, bei dem Nadeln in die Haut gestochen werden

How to use Akupunktur in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Akupunktur with translations in English.

[1] Die erste Erwähnung der Akupunktur in Europa findet man im Jahr 1675.

[1] The first mention of acupuncture in Europe can be found in 1675 people

[1] Um sich das Rauchen abzugewöhnen, will es Beate nun mit Akupunktur versuchen.

[1] In order to get used to smoking, Beate now wants to try acupuncture

[1] Die Verspannungen am Rücken versucht der Arzt mit Hilfe der Akupunktur zu lösen.

[1] The doctor tries to solve the tension on the back using acupuncture

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Pictures or photos of Akupunktur

[1] Einsatz der Akupunktur am Arm eines Patienten
[1] Einsatz der Akupunktur am Arm eines Patienten

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