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Is it der, die oder das Apotheke?


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

The word Apotheke 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 Apotheke?

How does the declension of Apotheke 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 Apotheke die Apotheken
Genitive der Apotheke der Apotheken
Dative der Apotheke den Apotheken
Akkusative die Apotheke die Apotheken

What is the meaning of Apotheke in German?

Apotheke has various definitions in German:

[1] Trade, pharmacy: shop selling drugs and medicines that were originally made almost entirely according to a prescription

[1] Handel, Pharmazie: Geschäft, in dem Medikamente und Heilmittel verkauft werden, die ursprünglich fast vollständig nach Rezept selbst hergestellt wurden

[2] Colloquial, transferred, derogatory, trade: business that demands high prices for its goods

[2] umgangssprachlich, übertragen, abwertend, Handel: Geschäft, das hohe Preise für seine Waren fordert

[3] Bag or cabinet as a storage place for medicines or medicines

[3] Tasche oder Schränkchen als Aufbewahrungsort für Medikamente oder Heilmittel

How to use Apotheke in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Apotheke with translations in English.

[1] Fünfhundert Meter weiter auf der rechten Seite befindet sich eine Apotheke.

[1] Five hundred meters further on the right is a pharmacy.

[1] Die Apotheke am Rathausplatz hat Bereitschaft.

[1] The pharmacy on Rathausplatz is on standby.

[1] Weißt du, welche Apotheke heute Nachtdienst hat?

[1] Do you know which pharmacy is on night duty tonight ?

[1] „Ein paar Schritt vor der nächsten Apotheke läßt Wolf den Wagen halten und hinkt krank und elend los.“[2]

[1] "A few steps before the next pharmacy, Wolf stops the car and limps off sick and miserable." [2]

[1] „Das Klischee der sogenannten Männergrippe bedienen selbst Pharmafirmen und Apotheken.“[3]

[1] "The stereotype of the so-called men's flu is even served by pharmaceutical companies and pharmacies." [3]

[2] Dieses Kaufhaus ist eine Apotheke!

[2] This department store is a pharmacy!

[3] Hast du in deiner Apotheke zu Hause Tabletten gegen Halsschmerzen parat?

[3] Do you have tablets for sore throats in your pharmacy at home

[3] Er suchte in seiner Apotheke nach Kopfschmerztabletten.

[3] He looked for headache pills in his pharmacy

[3] Unsere Apotheke steht im Badezimmer.

[3] Our pharmacy is in the bathroom.

How do you pronounce Apotheke?

Apotheke (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Apotheke

[1] eine historische Apotheke
[1] eine historische Apotheke

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