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Is it der, die oder das Gegenwartskunst?


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

The word Gegenwartskunst 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 Gegenwartskunst?

How does the declension of Gegenwartskunst 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 Gegenwartskunst die Gegenwartskünste
Genitive der Gegenwartskunst der Gegenwartskünste
Dative der Gegenwartskunst den Gegenwartskünsten
Akkusative die Gegenwartskunst die Gegenwartskünste

What is the meaning of Gegenwartskunst in German?

Gegenwartskunst is defined as:

[1] The present art, contemporary art, contemporary art

[1] der Gegenwart entstammende Kunst, zeitgenössische Kunst

How to use Gegenwartskunst in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gegenwartskunst with translations in English.

[1] „Alle zwei Jahre schaut die Kunstwelt nach Venedig, welche funkelnde, berauschende und später dann teuer zu verkaufende Gegenwartskunst die Kuratoren dieses Mal wieder zusammengetragen haben […].“

[1] "Every two years the art world looks at Venice, which sparkled, intoxicating and later expensive contemporary art, the curators have collected the curators again this time [...] Ä"

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