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Is it der, die oder das Archäologie?


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

The word Archäologie 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 Archäologie?

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

What is the meaning of Archäologie in German?

Archäologie is defined as:

[1] Humanities: Humanities, in which the cultural development of mankind is pursued by discovery, documentation and analysis of material legacies

[1] Geisteswissenschaften: Geisteswissenschaft, in der durch Auffindung, Dokumentation und Analyse materieller Hinterlassenschaften der kulturellen Entwicklung der Menschheit nachgegangen wird

How to use Archäologie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Archäologie with translations in English.

[1] Ausgrabungen sind oftmals nötig, um in der Archäologie neue Erkenntnisse zu gewinnen.

Excavations are often necessary to gain new knowledge in archeology

[1] „Raphael, Max, deutscher Kunsthistoriker, Kunstwissenschaftler, Philosoph, * 27.8. 1889 Schönlanke (Trzcianka, Polen), Freitod 14.7. 1952 New York (USA); 1907 Stud. der Rechte in München, ab 1909 in Berlin Stud. der Kunstgeschichte (bei H. Wölfflin, W. Weisbach), der Archäologie und Philosophie (bei G. Simmel), in Paris Vorlesungen bei E. Mâle und H. Bergson.“

[1] "Raphael, Max, German art historian, art scientist, philosopher, * 27e8. 1889 Schönlanke (Trzcianka, Poland), Freitod 14.7. 1952 New York (USA) ie 1907 Stud. The Rights in Munich, from 1909 in Berlin Stud. Der art history (with H. Wölfflin, W. Weisbach), archeology and philosophy (near G. Simmel), in Paris Lectures by E. Mâle and H. Bergson. "

[1] „Die Archäologie spricht allgemein von Fürsten, denkt sich dabei aber jedes Mal Gänsefüßchen hinzu.“

[1] "Archeology generally speaks of princes, but always thinks goose feet" every time "

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