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Is it der, die oder das Astrophysik?


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

The word Astrophysik 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 Astrophysik?

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

What is the meaning of Astrophysik in German?

Astrophysik is defined as:

[1] An interdisciplinary science that uses basic laws of physics on questions of astronomy as well as the chemical and physical structure of the universe, the physical quality and the development of the celestial body researched

[1] eine interdisziplinäre Wissenschaft, die grundlegende Gesetze der Physik auf Fragestellungen der Astronomie anwendet sowie den chemischen und physikalischen Aufbau des Weltalls, die physikalische Beschaffenheit sowie die Entwicklung der Himmelskörper erforscht

How to use Astrophysik in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Astrophysik with translations in English.

[1] "Die Astrophysik und auch die Mathematik oder Informatik benötigen für ihre Forschungen unglaublich schnelle Computer mit enorm hohen Kapazitäten", so Gerhard Hensler.

[1] "Astrophysics and also mathematics or computer science need incredibly fast computers with enormously high capacities for their research," says Gerhard Henslerä

[1] Astrophysik und Erdbeobachtung lassen sich ohnehin besser mit Satelliten betreiben, und …

[1] Astrophysics and straw observation can be better operated with satellites anyway, and ...

[1] Sie könnten mir nur ein Thema aus dem Bereich der Astrophysik geben und nicht - wie ich mir vorgestellt hatte - aus der Quanten- und Atomphysik.

[1] You could only give me one topic from the field of astrophysics and not - as I had imagined - from the quantum and atomic physics

[1] Es wurde Neutrino genannt und noch zu Lebzeiten Paulis gesehen. Heute ist es einer der wichtigsten Protagonisten der Teilchenphysik, Astrophysik und Kosmologie.

[1] It was called Neutrino and seen in Pauli's lifetime today it is one of the most important protagonists in particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology.

[1] „Auch der Tanz kam zu seinem Recht, und zwar in Verbindung mit Geometrie und Astrophysik, also in einem weiten Horizonte, der von den Pythagoreern bis in die Neuzeit reichte.“

[1] "The dance also came to its right, in connection with geometry and astrophysics, i.e. in a wide horizonte that extends from the Pythagoreans to modern times"

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Pictures or photos of Astrophysik

[1] Das Radioteleskop Effelsberg ist ein wichtiges Instrument für die Astrophysik
[1] Das Radioteleskop Effelsberg ist ein wichtiges Instrument für die Astrophysik

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