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Is it der, die oder das Biologin?


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

The word Biologin 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 Biologin?

How does the declension of Biologin 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 Biologin die Biologinnen
Genitive der Biologin der Biologinnen
Dative der Biologin den Biologinnen
Akkusative die Biologin die Biologinnen

What is the meaning of Biologin in German?

Biologin is defined as:

[1] Scientist who deals with lively nature (biology)

[1] Wissenschaftlerin, die sich mit belebter Natur (Biologie) beschäftigt

How to use Biologin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Biologin with translations in English.

[1] Zur Umweltverträglichkeitsprüfung wurde eine Biologin zu Rate gezogen.

[1] A biologist was consulted with the environmental impact assessment

[1] „Die beiden Biologinnen kartieren Trittspuren, nehmen Kotproben, schließlich dürfen sie einige Tiere mit Sendern ausstatten, um deren Bewegungen zu verfolgen.“

[1] "The two biologists map traces of steps, take feces samples, after all they can equip some animals with transmitters to pursue their movements"

[1] „Die Person, die so etwas behauptet, ist die Biologin Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard.“

[1] "The person who claims something like this is the biologist Christiane Nüsslein-Volhardä"

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