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Is it der, die oder das Gruppe?


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

The word Gruppe 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 Gruppe?

How does the declension of Gruppe 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 Gruppe die Gruppen
Genitive der Gruppe der Gruppen
Dative der Gruppe den Gruppen
Akkusative die Gruppe die Gruppen

What is the meaning of Gruppe in German?

Gruppe has various definitions in German:

[1] Number of people or things that are perceived as belonging together

[1] Anzahl von Personen oder Dingen, die als zusammengehörig wahrgenommen werden

[2] Category for classifying and finding people, things, facts or terms

[2] Kategorie zum Einordnen und Auffinden von Personen, Dingen, Sachverhalten oder Begriffen

[3] Military: second largest form of subdivision of a military sub-unit

[3] Militär: zweitgrößte Gliederungsform einer militärischen Teileinheit

[4] Algebra: a set together with an internal connection for which the associative law applies, a neutral element exists and an inverse. for each element

[4] Algebra: eine Menge zusammen mit einer inneren Verknüpfung, für die das Assoziativgesetz gilt, ein neutrales Element existiert und zu jedem Element ein inverses.

[5] Chemistry: a set of chemical elements that are perpendicular to one another in the Periodic Table of the Elements (PSE)

[5] Chemie: eine Menge von chemischen Elementen, die im Periodensystem der Elemente (PSE) senkrecht untereinander stehen.

How to use Gruppe in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gruppe with translations in English.

[1] Markus gehört zu einer Gruppe von Freunden, die sich mit dem Naturschutz beschäftigen.

[1] Markus belongs to a group of friends who are involved in nature conservation.

[2] Die Chromosomen werden in Gruppen eingeteilt.

[2] The chromosomes are divided into groups.

[1] „Einteilen bedeutet, Lebewesen zu Einheiten zu gruppieren, die Taxa oder Gruppen genannt werden.“[2]

[1] "To classify means to group living beings into units called taxa or groups." [2]

[3] Die Gruppe „Zwei“ soll die Kaserne beschützen.

[3] The group "Two" is supposed to protect the barracks

[4] Eine Halbgruppe, die ein neutrales Element besitzt und dazu noch zu jedem Element ein Inverses, wird dadurch zur Gruppe.

[4] A semigroup that has a neutral element and an inverse for each element becomes a group.

[4] Die Menge der ganzen Zahlen ist mit der Addition als Verknüpfung eine Gruppe.

[4] The set of integers is a group . when added as a link

[5] Das PSE unterteilt sich in 18 Gruppen.

[5] The PSE is divided into 18 groups .

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