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Is it der, die oder das Chronologie?


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

The word Chronologie 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 Chronologie?

How does the declension of Chronologie 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 Chronologie die Chronologien
Genitive der Chronologie der Chronologien
Dative der Chronologie den Chronologien
Akkusative die Chronologie die Chronologien

What is the meaning of Chronologie in German?

Chronologie has various definitions in German:

[1] Time measurement, time calculation

[1] Zeitmessung, Zeitrechnung

[2] Time sequence

[2] zeitliche Abfolge

[3] Science of time measurement, calculation, no plural

[3] Wissenschaft der Zeitmessung, -rechnung, kein Plural

How to use Chronologie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chronologie with translations in English.

[1] Die frühere Chronologie unterscheidet sich von der heutigen.

[1] The former chronology differs from today's

[2] „Die Chronologie der Lexikografie im deutschsprachigen Raum setzt im frühen Mittelalter ein.“

[2] "The chronology of lexicography in German -speaking countries sets one in the early Middle Ages"

[2] Die genaue Chronologie der Ereignisse war nicht aufzuklären.

[2] The exact chronology of the events was not clear

[2] „Die beste Möglichkeit einer Geschichtsschreibung nach mathematischem Vorbild sah Leibniz in der Chronologie und in der Genealogie.“

[2] "The best possibility of a historiography based on the mathematical model saw Leibniz in the chronology and in the genealogy"

[2] „Ich wurde müder und müder, mühte mich um die Chronologie der Ereignisse.“

[2] "I became tired and tired, struggled to the chronology of the events"

[3] Die Chronologie bemüht sich um eine möglichst präzise Bestimmung der Zeit.

[3] The chronology tries to determine the time as precisely as possible

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