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Is it der, die oder das Anfangsphase?


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

The word Anfangsphase 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 Anfangsphase?

How does the declension of Anfangsphase 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 Anfangsphase die Anfangsphasen
Genitive der Anfangsphase der Anfangsphasen
Dative der Anfangsphase den Anfangsphasen
Akkusative die Anfangsphase die Anfangsphasen

What is the meaning of Anfangsphase in German?

Anfangsphase is defined as:

[1] First part of a period (phase) that marks the beginning of a development

[1] erster Teil eines Zeitraumes (Phase), der den Anfang einer Entwicklung markiert

How to use Anfangsphase in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anfangsphase with translations in English.

[1] In der Anfangsphase des Projektes gab es viele Schwierigkeiten mit den neuen Kollegen.

[1] In the initial phase of the project there were many difficulties with the new colleagues

[1] „Folglich bildete das Militär in der Anfangsphase der "Kulturrevolution" vor allem in den Großstädten das wichtigste Machtinstrument der politischen Gruppe um Mao.“

[1] "In the initial phase of the" Cultural Revolution ", the military formed the most important instrument of power in the political group around MAOÄ", especially in the big cities ""

[1] „Und auch in den Anfangsphasen der Aviatik, von den ersten Fesselballons des 18. Jahrhunderts bis zu den Sichtflügen in der Pionierphase der Fliegerei, wiederholen sich die paradoxen Erfahrungen von ausgeschlossener Gegenwart, wie sie bis dahin lediglich bei Bergbesteigungen durch den Höhenblick aufgetreten waren.“

[1] “And also in the initial phases of aviatics, from the first bonded balloons of the century to the visual flights in the pioneering phase of flying, the paradoxical experiences of excluded presence are repeated, as they only occurred in the case of mountain stimulation by the Höchenblick were."

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