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Is it der, die oder das Antenne?


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

The word Antenne 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 Antenne?

How does the declension of Antenne 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 Antenne die Antennen
Genitive der Antenne der Antennen
Dative der Antenne den Antennen
Akkusative die Antenne die Antennen

What is the meaning of Antenne in German?

Antenne has various definitions in German:

[1] Technology: device part (usually a rod made of conductive material) for receiving or sending electromagnetic waves

[1] Technik: Geräteteil (meist ein Stab aus leitendem Material) zum Empfangen oder Senden von elektromagnetischen Wellen

[2] Zoology: the sensory organ of some artists to grasp the environment

[2] Zoologie: Sinnesorgan einiger Gliederfüßer zum Erfassen der Umwelt

[3] Translated: Ability to understand the environment

[3] übertragen: Fähigkeit, Gespür, die Umwelt zu verstehen

[4] Sport: Rods to limit the field on the left and right of the volleyball network

[4] Sport: Stäbe zur Spielfeldbegrenzung links und rechts des Volleyballnetzes

How to use Antenne in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Antenne with translations in English.

[1] Die Antenne war am höchsten Punkt des Hügels angebracht.

[1] The antenna was attached to the highest point of the hill

[2] Der Käfer tastet mit seinen Antennen die Gegend ab.

[2] The beetle gropes the area with its antennas

[3] Er hatte keine Antennen für so versteckte Mitteilungen.

[3] He had no antennas for such hidden messages

[4] Beim Volleyball dürfen die Antennen nicht berührt werden.

[4] In volleyball, the antennas must not be touched

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Pictures or photos of Antenne

[1] eine Antenne
[1] eine Antenne
[1] Elektrische Autoantenne
[1] Elektrische Autoantenne

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