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Is it der, die oder das Fremdheit?


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

The word Fremdheit 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 Fremdheit?

How does the declension of Fremdheit 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 Fremdheit
Genitive der Fremdheit
Dative der Fremdheit
Akkusative die Fremdheit

What is the meaning of Fremdheit in German?

Fremdheit is defined as:

[1] Condition of lack of familiarity

[1] Zustand mangelnder Vertrautheit

How to use Fremdheit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fremdheit with translations in English.

[1] „Am nächsten Tag schlenderten wir nach allen Richtungen durch die breiten, geraden, ebenen Straßen und genossen den Reiz der Fremdheit einer Stadt von fünfzehntausend Einwohnern, in der keine Herumlungerer zu sehen waren und in der es weder Trunkenbolde oder Rabauken gab.“

[1] "The next day we strolled through the latitudes, straight streets and enjoyed the charm of the strangeness of a city of fifteen thousand inhabitants, in which there were no leaners and in which there were no drunkard or bawk"

[1] „Andererseits bewahren etwa Angloromanismen ihre Fremdheit in erster Linie deshalb, weil sie fremden Wortbildungsmustern folgen (…).“

[1] "On the other hand, Angloromanisms, for example, mainly preserve their strangeness because they follow foreign word formation patterns (...)

[1] „Die Fremdheit von Prinz Dido wird hier so inszeniert, wie das Publikum sie gerne hätte.“

[1] "Prince Dido's strangeness is staged here as the audience would like to have"

[1] „Die anfängliche Fremdheit war schnell verflogen.“

[1] "The initial strangeness was quickly evaporated"

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