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Is it der, die oder das Dominanz?


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

The word Dominanz 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 Dominanz?

How does the declension of Dominanz 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 Dominanz die Dominanzen
Genitive der Dominanz der Dominanzen
Dative der Dominanz den Dominanzen
Akkusative die Dominanz die Dominanzen

What is the meaning of Dominanz in German?

Dominanz is defined as:

[1] The assertiveness compared to weaker

[1] das Durchsetzungsvermögen gegenüber Schwächeren

How to use Dominanz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dominanz with translations in English.

[1] „Gerade wenn wir die von Wahlforschern festgestellte kulturelle Dominanz von Rot-Grün brechen wollen, muss unsere Politik Leitlinien folgen, die über den Tag hinausweisen.“

[1] "Especially if we want to break the cultural dominance of red-green determined by election researchers, our policy must follow guidelines that show beyond the day"

[1] „Die wachsende Dominanz von nationalistischen, expansionistischen und antidemokratischen Ideologien, Zielen und politischen Vorgehensweisen haben die demokratische und moralische rote Linie schon überschritten.“

[1] "The growing dominance of nationalist, expansionist and anti -democratic ideologies, goals and political approaches have already exceeded the democratic and moral red line"

[1] „Es war der eigentliche Beginn ihrer Dominanz – der Dominanz, zu der meine eigene Dominanz ihr verholfen hatte.“

[1] "It was the actual beginning of their dominance - the dominance to which my own dominance had helped her"

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