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Is it der, die oder das Atomenergie?


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

The word Atomenergie 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 Atomenergie?

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

What is the meaning of Atomenergie in German?

Atomenergie is defined as:

[1] Physics: Energy that is obtained by nuclear fission or melting

[1] Physik: Energie, die durch Kernspaltung oder -verschmelzung gewonnen wird

How to use Atomenergie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Atomenergie with translations in English.

[1] „Diese Atommächte verpflichteten sich, den anderen Staaten Technologie für die zivile Nutzung der Atomenergie zur Verfügung zu stellen und gleichzeitig ihre eigenen Arsenale abzurüsten.“

[1] "These nuclear powers undertook to provide the other states of technology for civilian use of nuclear energy and at the same time to use their own arsenale"

[1] „Die Atomenergie, Segen und Fluch zugleich, war ein lupenreines Universitätsprodukt, konzipiert und geboren in einer Universitätsgarage.“

[1] "Atomic energy, blessing and curse at the same time, a flawless university product was designed and born in a university garage" "

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