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Is it der, die oder das Atomindustrie?


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

The word Atomindustrie 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 Atomindustrie?

How does the declension of Atomindustrie 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 Atomindustrie die Atomindustrien
Genitive der Atomindustrie der Atomindustrien
Dative der Atomindustrie den Atomindustrien
Akkusative die Atomindustrie die Atomindustrien

What is the meaning of Atomindustrie in German?

Atomindustrie is defined as:

[1] Companies that generate nuclear energy or produce or offer products and services to generate atomic energy

[1] Gesamtheit der Unternehmen, die Atomenergie erzeugen oder Produkte und Dienstleistungen zur Erzeugung von Atomenergie herstellen bzw. anbieten

How to use Atomindustrie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Atomindustrie with translations in English.

[1] Die Atomindustrie ist ein wichtiger Wirtschaftszweig des Landes.

[1] The nuclear industry is an important industry of the state

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