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Is it der, die oder das Anatolien?

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 Anatolien?

How does the declension of Anatolien 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 (das) Anatolien
Genitive (des Anatolien) (des Anatoliens) Anatoliens
Dative (dem) Anatolien
Akkusative (das) Anatolien

What is the meaning of Anatolien in German?

Anatolien is defined as:

[1] Region of today's Turkey, which belongs to the Near East

[1] Region der heutigen Türkei, die zu Vorderasien gehört

How to use Anatolien in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anatolien with translations in English.

[1] „Semih Kaplanoglus wunderbar poetische Hommage an Anatolien gewann bei der diesjährigen Berlinale den Goldenen Bären.“

[1] "Semih Kaplanoglus wonderfully poetic homage to anatolia won the golden bear at this year's Berlinale"

[1] „Sein Plan war, zunächst von Bulgarien und dem griechischen Thrakien aus den europäischen Teil der Türkei zu erobern, Istanbul zu nehmen und den Bosporus zu überqueren, um weiter nach Anatolien vorzustoßen.“

[1] "His plan was to take Bulgaria and Greek Thracium from the European part of Turkey, to take Istanbul and cross the Bosphorus to further anatolia"

[1] „All diese einst in Anatolien gesprochenen Sprachen bilden einen eigenen Zweig des Indogermanischen: das Anatolische.“

[1] "All of these languages ​​once spoken in Anatolia form their own branch of the Indo -European: The Anatolian" "

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