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Is it der, die oder das Autorin?


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

The word Autorin 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 Autorin?

How does the declension of Autorin 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 Autorin die Autorinnen
Genitive der Autorin der Autorinnen
Dative der Autorin den Autorinnen
Akkusative die Autorin die Autorinnen

What is the meaning of Autorin in German?

Autorin has various definitions in German:

[1] Author

[1] Verfasserin

[2] Writer

[2] Schriftstellerin

How to use Autorin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Autorin with translations in English.

[1] Aha, das ist also die Autorin dieses Machwerks!

[1] Aha, so that is the author of this machine work

[1] „Sollte man Menschen verurteilen, die ihre Träume ausleben?, fragt die Autorin – und hilft mit vielen praktischen Exkursen zum Thema Höhenbergsteigen.“

[1] "Should you condemn people who live out their dreams, asks the author - and helps with many practical excursions on the subject of height mountain climbing"

[2] Sie ist eine berühmte Autorin.

[2] She is a famous author

[2] „Die Münsterer Autorin Sofie Capasso bringt mit dem Fantasy-Roman „Ozeanaugen“ ihr mittlerweile drittes Buch auf den Markt.“

[2] "The Münster author Sofie Capasso brings her third book to the market with the fantasy novel" Ocean eyes ""

[2] „Ich muss die Autorin kennenlernen.“

[2] "I have to get to know the author"

How do you pronounce Autorin?

Autorin (Österreich)

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