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Is it der, die oder das Außenwelt?


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

The word Außenwelt 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 Außenwelt?

How does the declension of Außenwelt 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 Außenwelt die Außenwelten
Genitive der Außenwelt der Außenwelten
Dative der Außenwelt den Außenwelten
Akkusative die Außenwelt die Außenwelten

What is the meaning of Außenwelt in German?

Außenwelt has various definitions in German:

[1] The world outside of one's own person

[1] die Welt außerhalb der eigenen Person

[2] The world outside of a closed area

[2] die Welt außerhalb eines abgeschlossenen Bereichs

How to use Außenwelt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Außenwelt with translations in English.

[1] „Das entscheidende Geschehen dieses Romans spielt sich nicht in der Außenwelt, sondern im Kopf des Erzählers ab.“

[1] "The decisive events of this novel does not play in the outside world, but in the head of the narrator"

[1] Der Artikel „Augenblicke zur Außenwelt“ berichtet über eine Studentin, die sich nur mit Hilfe eines Computers mit anderen Personen verständigen kann.

[1] The article "Moments to the outside world" reports on a student who only communicates with other people with the help of a computer

[1] Die Außenwelt nimmt ihn anders wahr, als er sich selbst.

[1] The outside world perceives it differently than it himself

[1] „Das Unbewußte findet in den Interpretationen des Agitators das Echo seiner eigenen primitiven Reaktionen auf die Außenwelt; der Zuhörer spielt die Rolle des kleinen Kindes, dem seine Verfolgung durch Gespenster angedroht wird.“

[1] "In the interpretations of the agitator, the unconscious finds the echo of his own primitive reactions to the outside worlds of the listeners plays the role of the small child, to whom his persecution is threatened by ghosts"

[2] „Dort legten hohe Schneeverwehungen den Verkehr weitgehend lahm und schnitten Dutzende Dörfer von der Außenwelt ab.“

[2] "High snow drifts were largely lame there and cut dozens of villages from the outside world"

[2] „Die Ferieninsel Hiddensee bleibt von der Außenwelt vorerst weiter abgeschnitten.“

[2] "The holiday island of Hiddensee remains cut off from the outside world" for the time being "

[2] „In den letzten Tagen hatte man mich erfolgreich von der Außenwelt abgeschirmt.“

[2] "In the past few days I had been successfully shielded from the outside world"

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