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Is it der, die oder das Ausgrabung?


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

The word Ausgrabung 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 Ausgrabung?

How does the declension of Ausgrabung 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 Ausgrabung die Ausgrabungen
Genitive der Ausgrabung der Ausgrabungen
Dative der Ausgrabung den Ausgrabungen
Akkusative die Ausgrabung die Ausgrabungen

What is the meaning of Ausgrabung in German?

Ausgrabung has various definitions in German:

[1] The area where ruins or fossils were exposed

[1] die Stelle, an der Ruinen oder Fossilien freigelegt wurden

[2] The exposure of pre -historical (for example ruins or settlements) or fossils

[2] das Freilegen von Vorgeschichtlichem (zum Beispiel Ruinen oder Siedlungen) oder Fossilien

[3] transferred, colloquially: to get something long forgotten

[3] übertragen, umgangssprachlich: das Hervorholen von etwas längst Vergessenem

How to use Ausgrabung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Ausgrabung with translations in English.

[1] Morgen geht es zur Besichtigung der Ausgrabungen im Norden der Insel.

[1] Tomorrow it will be a visit to the excavations in the north of the island

[2] Im Sommer wird Marlies an einer Ausgrabung in Polen teilnehmen.

In summer, Marlies will take part in an excavation in Poland

[2] Es ist noch unklar, wie das Institut die geplanten Ausgrabungen in Trier finanzieren will.

[2] It is still unclear how the institute finance the planned excavations in Trier

[2] „Meyer leitet die Ausgrabungen am Harzhorn, wo im Jahr 233 Germanen und Römer erbittert gegeneinander wüteten.“

[2] "Meyer leads the excavations on the Harzhorn, where in 233 Teutons and Romans bitterly wished against each other"

[2] „Wo schriftliche Überlieferungen fehlen, helfen uns die Archäologen mit ihren Ausgrabungen weiter.“

[2] "Where written traditions are missing, the archaeologists help us continue with their excavations"

[2] „Archäologen entdeckten den Ort 1966 auf Luftbildaufnahmen, Ausgrabungen erbrachten Gräben mit 150 und 180 m Länge, die einen rechteckigen Bezirk abgrenzen.“

[2] "Archaeologists discovered the place in 1966 on aerial photographs, excavations provided trenches with 150 and 180 m in length that abroad" a rectangular district "

[3] Die Ausgrabung dieses alten Schmökers hättest du dir sparen können.

[3] The excavation of this old browse could have saved yourself

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Pictures or photos of Ausgrabung

[1, 2] eine Ausgrabung in Dresden
[1, 2] eine Ausgrabung in Dresden

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