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Is it der, die oder das Feminismus?


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

The word Feminismus 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 Feminismus?

How does the declension of Feminismus 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 Feminismus die Feminismen
Genitive des Feminismus der Feminismen
Dative dem Feminismus den Feminismen
Akkusative den Feminismus die Feminismen

What is the meaning of Feminismus in German?

Feminismus has various definitions in German:

[1] Without plural: part of the women's movement, which provides that the rol distribution is not gender -dependent

[1] ohne Plural: Teil der Frauenbewegung, der vorsieht, dass die Rollenverteilung nicht geschlechtsabhängig ist

[2] Biology: Provisions in living beings

[2] Biologie: Verweiblichung bei Lebewesen

How to use Feminismus in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Feminismus with translations in English.

[1] In der heutigen Zeit halten manche Leute den Feminismus für übertrieben.

[1] In today's world, some people consider feminism to be exaggerated

[1] „Als wir einmal über Amerika sprachen, regte sie sich über den westlichen Feminismus auf.“

[1] "When we talked about America, she stood up about western feminism"

[1] „Ich zog meine Schuhe aus, ohne mich darum zu kümmern, was die Hohepriesterin des deutschen Feminismus von mir denken mochte.“

[1] "I took off my shoes without worrying about what the high priestess of German feminism think of me"

[1] „In einem Punkt war Woolf in ihrem Essay ihrer Zeit noch weiter voraus, als der Feminismus es sich hat erträumen können.“

[1] "In one point, Woolf was even further ahead in her essay of her time when feminism could dream of"



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