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Is it der, die oder das Chemotherapie?


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

The word Chemotherapie 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 Chemotherapie?

How does the declension of Chemotherapie 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 Chemotherapie die Chemotherapien
Genitive der Chemotherapie der Chemotherapien
Dative der Chemotherapie den Chemotherapien
Akkusative die Chemotherapie die Chemotherapien

What is the meaning of Chemotherapie in German?

Chemotherapie is defined as:

[1] Healthcare: The treatment of cancer with medication

[1] Gesundheitswesen: die Behandlung von Krebs mit Medikamenten

How to use Chemotherapie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chemotherapie with translations in English.

[1] Von der aufzehrenden Chemotherapie gezeichnet, wenden sich alle seine früheren „Freunde“ von ihm ab.

[1] Distributed by the default chemotherapy, all of his former “friends” turn away from him

[1] „Ihre Chemotherapie hatte Anfang November begonnen, und bald darauf hatte sie alle Haare verloren.“

[1] "Your chemotherapy had started in early November, and soon afterwards she had lost all hair"

[1] „Bevor der Arzt dem Patienten die gentherapeutisch veränderten Blutstammzellen verabreicht, muss er dessen defektes Knochenmark mit einer Chemotherapie zerstören.“

[1] "Before the doctor gives the patient the generously changed blood stem cells, he must destroy his defective bone marrow with chemotherapy"

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