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Is it der, die oder das Philharmonie?


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

The word Philharmonie 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 Philharmonie?

How does the declension of Philharmonie 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 Philharmonie die Philharmonien
Genitive der Philharmonie der Philharmonien
Dative der Philharmonie den Philharmonien
Akkusative die Philharmonie die Philharmonien

What is the meaning of Philharmonie in German?

Philharmonie has various definitions in German:

[1] Music: Name of several orchestras and concert companies

[1] Musik: Name mehrerer Orchester und Konzertgesellschaften

[2] Translated: A concert hall that serves to perform orchestral music

[2] übertragen: ein Konzerthaus, das der Aufführung von Orchestermusik dient

How to use Philharmonie in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Philharmonie with translations in English.

[1] Die Dresdener Philharmonie gibt heute ein Konzert im Kulturpalast.

[1] The Dresden Philharmonic today gives a concert in the Kulturpalastä

[2] Die Philharmonie in Berlin wurde Anfang der 60er Jahre erbaut.

[2] The Philharmonie in Berlin was built in the early 1960s

[2] „Als wir aber im Innern der Philharmonie waren, habe ich sehr gestaunt, denn ich hatte noch nie einen so schönen Konzertsaal gesehen.“

[2] "But when we were inside the Philharmonie, I was very amazed because I had never seen such a beautiful concert hall"

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[2] die Berliner Philharmonie
[2] die Berliner Philharmonie

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