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Is it der, die oder das Dominikanerin?


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

The word Dominikanerin 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 Dominikanerin?

How does the declension of Dominikanerin 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 Dominikanerin die Dominikanerinnen
Genitive der Dominikanerin der Dominikanerinnen
Dative der Dominikanerin den Dominikanerinnen
Akkusative die Dominikanerin die Dominikanerinnen

What is the meaning of Dominikanerin in German?

Dominikanerin has various definitions in German:

[1] Citizen of the Dominican Republic

[1] Staatsbürgerin der Dominikanischen Republik

[2] Member of the nun order of the Dominicans

[2] Mitglied des Nonnenordens der Dominikanerinnen

How to use Dominikanerin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dominikanerin with translations in English.

[1] Bei unserem Urlaub in der Dominikanischen Republik haben wir in einem sehr schmucken Hotel gewohnt, das von einer Dominikanerin geführt wurde.

On our vacation in the Dominican Republic we lived in a very pretty hotel that was led by a Dominican

[2] „Trotzdem ist auch bei den Dominikanerinnen nicht unbedingt Halligalli angesagt. »Gehorsam, Keuschheit in Ehelosigkeit und Armut« lautet das Gelübde des Ordens“

[2] "Nevertheless, even with the Dominicans, Halligalli is not necessarily" obedient, chastity in marriage and poverty "is the vow of the order"

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