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Is it der, die oder das Astronom?


The correct article in German of Astronom is der. So it is der Astronom! (nominative case)

The word Astronom is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Astronom?

How does the declension of Astronom 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 der Astronom die Astronomen
Genitive des Astronomen der Astronomen
Dative dem Astronomen den Astronomen
Akkusative den Astronomen die Astronomen

What is the meaning of Astronom in German?

Astronom is defined as:

[1] Profession, science: A scientist who deals with science of the sky bodies

[1] Beruf, Wissenschaft: ein Naturwissenschaftler, der sich mit der Wissenschaft von den Himmelskörpern beschäftigt

How to use Astronom in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Astronom with translations in English.

[1] Ein Astronom hat am Himmel einen unbekannten Kometen entdeckt.

[1] An astronomer discovered an unknown comet in the sky

[1] „Zwar brachte das Rocky-Mountains-Teleskop den Mond näher heran, aber die Erdatmosphäre schwächte die Lichtstärke derart, daß Barbicane mit Hilfe einer Lorgnette Einzelheiten wahrnehmen konnte, die den Astronomen dort unten verborgen blieben.“

[1] "Although the Rocky Mountains telescope brought the moon closer, the earth's atmosphere weakened the light intensity in such a way that Barbicane was able to perceive details with the help of a Lorgette that remained hidden down the astronomers down there"

[1] „Angeblich habe ein deutscher Astronom die Bahn eines neuen Wandelsterns berechnet.“

[1] "A German astronomer allegedly calculated the train of a new wall" "

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Pictures or photos of Astronom

[1] Astronom in einer Sternwarte
[1] Astronom in einer Sternwarte

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