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Is it der, die oder das Anthropologie?


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

The word Anthropologie 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 Anthropologie?

How does the declension of Anthropologie 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 Anthropologie
Genitive der Anthropologie
Dative der Anthropologie
Akkusative die Anthropologie

What is the meaning of Anthropologie in German?

Anthropologie is defined as:

[1] Science of man, nature and development

[1] Wissenschaft vom Menschen, seinem Wesen und seiner Entwicklung

How to use Anthropologie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anthropologie with translations in English.

[1] „Grundlegend für die christlich theologische Anthropologie ist die Aussage 1. Mos. 1,26 über die Gottebenbildlichkeit […] des Menschen. […]“

[1] “Fundamental for Christian theological anthropology is the statement 1ä Mos. 1,26 About the image of God […] of man. […] "

[1] Die Anthropologie ist eine eigenständige Wissenschaft.

[1] Anthropology is an independent scientific

[1] „Ebenso wenig wie die aufklärerische Anthropologie verzichtet die Ethnographie auf eine Hierarchisierung der Völker.“

[1] "Nor does the enlightenment anthropology do without a hierarchization of the peoples"

[1] „Die philosophische Anthropologie des 20. Jahrhunderts hat als eine ihrer fundamentalen Annahmen formuliert, der Mensch sei das von der Natur unversorgte Mängelwesen.“

[1] "The philosophical anthropology of the 20th century has formulated as one of its fundamental assumptions that man is that of nature."

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