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Is it der, die oder das Chirurgie?


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

The word Chirurgie 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 Chirurgie?

How does the declension of Chirurgie 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 Chirurgie die Chirurgien
Genitive der Chirurgie der Chirurgien
Dative der Chirurgie den Chirurgien
Akkusative die Chirurgie die Chirurgien

What is the meaning of Chirurgie in German?

Chirurgie has various definitions in German:

[1] No plural: sub -area of ​​medicine, which deals with the disorders and changes in the organs using surgical interventions

[1] kein Plural: Teilgebiet der Medizin, das Störungen und Veränderungen der Organe mittels operativer Eingriffe behandelt

[2] colloquially: Department in the hospital that is responsible for surgical interventions

[2] umgangssprachlich: Abteilung im Krankenhaus, die für chirurgische Eingriffe zuständig ist

How to use Chirurgie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chirurgie with translations in English.

[1] Dr. Schmitz wählte die Chirurgie als sein Spezialgebiet.

[1] Drain Schmitz chose surgery as its specialty.

[2] Diesen Patienten müssen Sie sofort in die Chirurgie bringen.

[2] You must immediately bring these patients into surgery

[2] Die Chirurgie ist nicht mehr rentabel und muss deshalb geschlossen werden.

[2] Surgery is no longer profitable and must therefore be closed

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