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Is it der, die oder das Ansammlung?


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

The word Ansammlung 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 Ansammlung?

How does the declension of Ansammlung 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 Ansammlung die Ansammlungen
Genitive der Ansammlung der Ansammlungen
Dative der Ansammlung den Ansammlungen
Akkusative die Ansammlung die Ansammlungen

What is the meaning of Ansammlung in German?

Ansammlung is defined as:

[1] A lot of indefinite number

[1] eine Menge unbestimmter Anzahl

How to use Ansammlung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ansammlung with translations in English.

[1] Es war eine Ansammlung der Menschen zu beobachten.

[1] It was a collection of people to observe

[1] In der Astronomie sind oft Ansammlungen von Sternen zu beobachten.

[1] In astronomy, there are often accumulations of stars

[1] „Doch sie hat eine Aufgabe, die bedroht ist, und diese Aufgabe der Universität ist es, die meine Existenz in dieser Ansammlung praktischer Leute rechtfertigt.“

[1] "But she has a task that is threatened, and this task of the university is that my existence in this accumulation of practical people justifies"

[1] „Das Hotel besteht aus einer Ansammlung unterschiedlich großer Lehmwürfel.“

[1] "The hotel consists of an accumulation of different large clay cubes"

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