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Is it der, die oder das Comic?



The correct article in German of Comic is der or das. So it is der or das Comic! (nominative case)

The word Comic is masculine or neuter, therefore the correct article is der or das.

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.

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 Comic?

How does the declension of Comic 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 1 Singular 2 Plural
Nominative der Comic das Comic die Comics
Genitive des Comic des Comics des Comic des Comics der Comics
Dative dem Comic dem Comic den Comics
Akkusative den Comic das Comic die Comics

What is the meaning of Comic in German?

Comic has various definitions in German:

[1] One (not necessarily comical) picture history or picture sequence

[1] eine (nicht zwangsläufig komische) Bildergeschichte oder Bilderabfolge

[2] A booklet containing comics [1] briefly for comicheft

[2] ein Heft, das Comics [1] enthält; kurz für Comicheft

How to use Comic in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Comic with translations in English.

[1] Die Bildergeschichten von Wilhelm Busch gelten als Vorläufer der Comics.

[1] The picture stories of Wilhelm Busch are considered as precursors of the comics.

[1] „In den bürgerlichen Familien meiner Generation waren Comics streng verboten.“ [3]

[1] "In the bourgeois families of my generation, comics were strict prohibited" [3]

[1] „Im Comic streiten sich anfangs Dagobert und Donald im Geldspeicher.“[4]

[1] "In the comic, Dagobert and Donald are initially arguing in the money store" [4]

[1] „In einem Comic würde jetzt das ganze Zugabteil wackeln.“[5]

[1] "In a comic, the whole train component would now wobble k" [5]

[2] Er hat sich heute einen Comic gekauft.

[2] He bought a comic today

[2] „Die Serie war aber kein Erfolg, die Comics wurden eingestampft.“[6]

[2] "The series was not a success, the comics were sampled" [6]

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Pictures or photos of Comic

[1] ein Comic
[1] ein Comic
[2] Titelseite der Ausgabe 1 des Comics Punch and Judy
[2] Titelseite der Ausgabe 1 des Comics Punch and Judy

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