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Is it der, die oder das Fachliteratur?


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

The word Fachliteratur is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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.

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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 Fachliteratur?

How does the declension of Fachliteratur 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 Fachliteratur die Fachliteraturen
Genitive der Fachliteratur der Fachliteraturen
Dative der Fachliteratur den Fachliteraturen
Akkusative die Fachliteratur die Fachliteraturen

What is the meaning of Fachliteratur in German?

Fachliteratur is defined as:

[1] entirety of all publications in an area that is aimed at a specialist audience

[1] Gesamtheit aller Publikationen auf einem Gebiet, die sich an ein Fachpublikum richtet

How to use Fachliteratur in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fachliteratur with translations in English.

[1] Die Fachliteratur auf dem Gebiet der Informatik ist fast ausschließlich auf Englisch verfasst.

[1] The specialist literature in the field of computer science is almost exclusively written in English

[1] Was sagt denn die Fachliteratur dazu?

[1] What does the specialist literature say about it

[1] „Der rationale Kern, aber auch das Überzogene an der Kritik Wustmanns wie überhaupt das Problem der Substantivierungen im Deutschen ist inzwischen vielfältig in der Fachliteratur behandelt worden.“

[1] "The rational core, but also the excessive of Wustmann's criticism as well as the problem of nouns in German has now been dealt with in a variety of ways in the specialist literature"

[1] „Rund 4000 Bände Fachliteratur hat er zu Hause stehen…“

[1] "He has around 4,000 volumes of specialist literature at home ..."

[1] „Fachliteratur findet der Interessierte zur Genüge.“

[1] "Interested parties finds the Literature of the Care" "

[1] „Verlässliche Informationen kann man in der Fachliteratur nachschlagen.“

[1] "You can look up reliable information in the specialist literature"

[1] „Darüber war die Fachliteratur liegengeblieben und hatte sich auf einer Ablage zu stapeln begonnen, griffbereit und doch nie angerührt, eine stetige Mahnung.“

[1] "The specialist literature had stopped and had started stacking on a shelf, at hand and yet never touched, a steady reminder" "

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