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Is it der, die oder das Erdmantel?


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

The word Erdmantel is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Erdmantel?

How does the declension of Erdmantel 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 der Erdmantel
Genitive des Erdmantels
Dative dem Erdmantel
Akkusative den Erdmantel

What is the meaning of Erdmantel in German?

Erdmantel is defined as:

[1] spherical bowl of the planet earth, which is located below the earth's crust and above the earth's core

[1] kugelförmige Schale des Planeten Erde, die sich unterhalb der Erdkruste und oberhalb des Erdkerns befindet

How to use Erdmantel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erdmantel with translations in English.

[1] „In der Erdkruste und im oberen Erdmantel befindet sich in Tiefen von 75–250 km flüssig gewordenes Gestein.“

[1] "In the earth's crust and in the upper mantle of ground, there is a rock that has become fluid at 75–250 km"

[1] „Die Außenschale der Erde, also die Erdkruste, und die äußerste Schicht des Erdmantels (Lithosphäre) bestehen aus sieben großen und einem Dutzend kleinerer Platten.“

[1] "The outer shell of the earth, i.e. the earth's crust, and the extreme layer of the earth's mantle (lithosphere) consist of seven large and a dozen smaller flats"

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