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Is it der, die oder das Fundamentalismus?


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

The word Fundamentalismus 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 Fundamentalismus?

How does the declension of Fundamentalismus 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 Fundamentalismus die Fundamentalismen
Genitive des Fundamentalismus der Fundamentalismen
Dative dem Fundamentalismus den Fundamentalismen
Akkusative den Fundamentalismus die Fundamentalismen

What is the meaning of Fundamentalismus in German?

Fundamentalismus is defined as:

[1] Determined adherence to the basics of an idea (thoughts, idea) or a faith

[1] entschlossenes Festhalten an den Grundlagen einer Vorstellung (Gedanken, Einfall) oder eines Glaubens

How to use Fundamentalismus in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fundamentalismus with translations in English.

[1] „Heute seien Israel und die meisten arabischen Regime einig in ihrem Kampf gegen den islamischen Fundamentalismus.“

[1] "Today Israel and most Arab regime are agreed in their fight against Islamic fundamentalism"

[1] „Seine These, die er durchgehend vertritt lautet: Es gibt keinen Zusammenprall der Kulturen, sondern einen Zusammenprall der Fundamentalismen.“

[1] "His thesis, which he represents continuously: There is no collision of cultures, but a collision of the fundamentalism" "

[1] „Der islamistische Fundamentalismus hatte besorgniserregende Ausmaße angenommen; nach London war jetzt auch Brüssel zu einem Heiligtum des Terrors geworden.“

[1] "Islamist fundamentalism had worrying proportions of acceptance to London had now also Brussels a sanctuary of terror" "

[1] „Ich bin mit Necla Kelek verabredet und möchte mit ihr über Fanatismus und Fundamentalismus reden.“

[1] "I am an appointment with Necla Kelek and would like to talk to her about fanaticism and fundamentalism"

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