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Is it der, die oder das Arznei?


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

The word Arznei 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 Arznei?

How does the declension of Arznei 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 Arznei die Arzneien
Genitive der Arznei der Arzneien
Dative der Arznei den Arzneien
Akkusative die Arznei die Arzneien

What is the meaning of Arznei in German?

Arznei is defined as:

[1] Medicine: Means against physical or psychological complaints

[1] Medizin: Mittel gegen körperliche oder psychische Beschwerden

How to use Arznei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Arznei with translations in English.

[1] Es gibt noch nicht gegen alle Krankheiten eine wirksame Arznei.

[1] There is not yet an effective medicine against all diseases

[1] „Sie erhielt drei Scherf Silber und flößte dem Kleinen etwas Arznei ein.“

[1] "She received three Scherf silver and fled the little some medicines"

[1] „Obwohl er ärztlich behandelt, zur Ader gelassen und mit allerlei Arzneien angefüllt wurde, genas er doch.“

[1] "Although he treated a doctor, calmly and filled with all sorts of medicines, he enjoys"

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