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Is it der, die oder das Autismus?


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

The word Autismus 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 Autismus?

How does the declension of Autismus 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 Autismus
Genitive des Autismus
Dative dem Autismus
Akkusative den Autismus

What is the meaning of Autismus in German?

Autismus is defined as:

[1] Medicine, psychology: A profound developmental disorder, affected is the development of social contacts, empathy, language, interests, often accompanied by reduction in intelligence

[1] Medizin, Psychologie: eine tiefgreifende Entwicklungsstörung, betroffen ist die Entwicklung von sozialen Kontakten, Empathie, Sprache, Interessen, oftmals begleitet von Intelligenzminderung

How to use Autismus in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Autismus with translations in English.

[1] „Der häufigere Besuch von Kindergärten und die frühere Einschulung der Kinder erhöhen die Chance, dass Autismus entdeckt wird.“

[1] "The more frequent visit to kindergartens and the earlier schooling of children increase the chance that autism will be discovered"

[1] „Neue Kenntnisse über die vielfältigen Erscheinungsformen der Störung sowie verbesserte diagnostische Möglichkeiten erlauben es heute, Autismus auch in seinen subtilen Ausprägungen zu erkennen.“

[1] "New knowledge of the diverse manifestations of the disorder and improved diagnostic possibilities make it today to recognize autism in its subtle forms"

[1] „Er entzog sich den beiden durch pure Geschwindigkeit und einen entweder angeborenen oder angenommenen Autismus.“

[1] "He withdrawn from the two by pure speed and an either innate or accepted autism" "

How do you pronounce Autismus?

Autismus (Österreich)

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