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Is it der, die oder das Astronomie?


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

The word Astronomie 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 Astronomie?

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

What is the meaning of Astronomie in German?

Astronomie has various definitions in German:

[1] Natural science: Subscription, Heavenly Science as an exact science

[1] Naturwissenschaft: Sternkunde, Himmelskunde als exakte Naturwissenschaft

[2] School system: a subject

[2] Schulwesen: ein Unterrichtsfach

How to use Astronomie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Astronomie with translations in English.

[1] Mit der Astronomie sehr eng verbunden ist die Physik.

[1] The physics is very closely connected to astronomy

[1] „Mystische Anschauung der Astrologie und exakte Wissenschaft der Astronomie lassen sich zwar formell trennen, sie bilden jedoch in der Geistesgeschichte der Menschheit seit jeher eine eigentümliche Verquickung, die auch heutzutage noch zu den seltsamsten Ergebnissen führt.“

[1] "Mystical view of astrology and exact science of astronomy can be separated formally, but they have always formed a peculiar combination in the intellectual history of mankind, which still leads to the strangest results today"

[1] „Monsieur sagte recht verständig, die Astrologie sei als Wissenschaft auf jeden Fall sehr anrüchig, wenn nicht falsch; er habe sich einige Zeit damit beschäftigt, habe es aber schließlich aufgegeben und sich mit den unbezweifelbaren Wahrheiten begnügt, die die Astronomie ihn lehre.“

[1] “Monsieur said quite clearly that astrology as a science was definitely very disreputable, if not false -like he had dealt with it for some time, but finally gave up and contented with the unequivocal truths that the Astronomy him teaching "

[2] Leider wird nur an sehr wenigen Schulen Astronomie unterrichtet.

Unfortunately, astronomy is only taught at very few schools

How do you pronounce Astronomie?

Astronomie (Österreich)

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