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Is it der, die oder das Aufsatz?


The correct article in German of Aufsatz is der. So it is der Aufsatz! (nominative case)

The word Aufsatz is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Aufsatz?

How does the declension of Aufsatz 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 der Aufsatz die Aufsätze
Genitive des Aufsatzes der Aufsätze
Dative dem Aufsatz den Aufsätzen
Akkusative den Aufsatz die Aufsätze

What is the meaning of Aufsatz in German?

Aufsatz is defined as:

[1] Short written treatise

[1] kurze schriftliche Abhandlung

[A] School: written work made by the student

[a] Schule: vom Schüler angefertigte schriftliche Arbeit

[b] Science: Scientific publication on a topic

[b] Wissenschaft: wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichung zu einem Thema

How to use Aufsatz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aufsatz with translations in English.

[1] „Anders als bei einem Aufsatz in einem Sammelband wird bei einem Aufsatz, der in einer Zeitschrift veröffentlicht wurde, nicht der Erscheinungsort genannt.“

[1] "Unlike an essay in a anthology, an essay published in a magazine is not called the place of appearance"

[1a] Dein Aufsatz ist zwar interessant, aber zu fehlerhaft.

[1a] Your essay is interesting, but too faulty

[1a] „Er forderte den Aufsatz, er verlangte den Tribut der Deutschstunde, den Himpel oder Korbjuhn, vermutlich aber Direktor Himpel ihn gebeten hatte einzutreiben.“

[1a] "He demanded the essay, he asked the tribute of the German lesson, the raspberry or basket, but probably director Himpel had asked him to collect"

[1b] Welchem Aufsatz hast Du das neue Verfahren entnommen?

[1b] What is the essay that you have the new procedure

[2] Der Aufsatz beim Bücherkasten passt nicht zu den anderen Möbeln.

[2] The attachment to the book box does not match the other furniture

[3] Der Hals eines Reitpferdes soll möglichst lang, nicht zu dick, an der Oberseite kräftig bemuskelt und gleichmäßig aufgewölbt sein. An seiner Verbindung zur Brust, dem sogenannten Aufsatz, muss der Hals möglichst muskulös und breit sein und in einen hohen und breiten, gut bemuskelten Widerrist auslaufen.

[3] The throat of a riding horse should be as long as possible, not too thick, vigorously muscled on the top and evenly arched on its connection to the chest, the so -called attachment, the neck must be as muscular and wide as possible and in a high and width, well muscled withers.

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