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Is it der, die oder das Andromeda?


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

The word Andromeda 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 Andromeda?

How does the declension of Andromeda 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) Andromeda
Genitive der Andromeda Andromedas
Dative (der) Andromeda
Akkusative (die) Andromeda
vergleiche Grammatik der deutschen Namen

What is the meaning of Andromeda in German?

Andromeda is defined as:

[1] Greek legend shape, daughter of the Ethiopian king Kepheus and the Kassiopeia, which was saved by Perseus from an monster

[1] griechische Sagengestalt, Tochter des äthiopischen Königs Kepheus und der Kassiopeia, die durch Perseus vor einem Ungeheuer gerettet wurde

How to use Andromeda in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Andromeda with translations in English.

[1] Ohne Hindernis führt jetzt Perseus seine Geliebte, Andromeda, heim. - (Gustav Schwab, „Das Buch der schönsten Geschichten und Sagen“)

[1] Without an obstacle, Perseus now leads his lover, Andromeda, there - (Gustav Schwab, "The Book of the most beautiful stories and say")

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Pictures or photos of Andromeda

[1] Gustave Doré: Andromeda
[1] Gustave Doré: Andromeda

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