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Is it der, die oder das Gotik?


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

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

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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 Gotik?

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

What is the meaning of Gotik in German?

Gotik is defined as:

[1] Art history: The art style of the medieval European high culture of the 13esh to the 15th century, which is particularly pronounced in the church architecture of the cathedrals

[1] Kunstgeschichte: der Kunststil der mittelalterlichen europäischen Hochkultur des 13. bis 15. Jahrhunderts der besonders ausgeprägt in der kirchlichen Baukunst der Kathedralen hervortritt

How to use Gotik in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gotik with translations in English.

[1] Im Stil der Gotik sind viele eindrucksvolle Kirchen errichtet worden.

[1] In the style of the Gothic, many impressive churches have been built

[1] "Die Gotik ist Resultat und Medium komplexer sozialökonomischer, politischer, kirchlich-religiöser und kulturell-geistiger Vorgänge innerhalb des Feudalismus als sozialökonomische Gesellschaftsformation."

[1] "The Gothic is the result and medium of complex socio-economic, political, church-religious and cultural-spiritual processes within feudalism as a socio-economic social formation"

[1] „Seit der Gotik wurde oft in der Sakristei ein Altar aufgestellt.“

[1] "An altar has often been set up in the sacristy since the Gothic"

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Pictures or photos of Gotik

[1] Die Kathedrale von Reims, ein herausragendes Beispiel der französischen Gotik
[1] Die Kathedrale von Reims, ein herausragendes Beispiel der französischen Gotik

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