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Is it der, die oder das Philosoph?


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

The word Philosoph 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 Philosoph?

How does the declension of Philosoph 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 Philosoph die Philosophen
Genitive des Philosophen der Philosophen
Dative dem Philosophen den Philosophen
Akkusative den Philosophen die Philosophen

What is the meaning of Philosoph in German?

Philosoph has various definitions in German:

[1] A researcher in the field of philosophy

[1] ein Forscher des Gebietes Philosophie

[2] Someone who likes to philosophize

[2] jemand, der gerne philosophiert

How to use Philosoph in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Philosoph with translations in English.

[1] Das Studium der Wahrheit, des Schönen und des Guten beschäftigt das Leben eines Philosophen.

[1] The study of the truth, the beautiful and good of good deals with the life of a philosophery

[1] „In einer einflussreichen Vorlesung von 1962 hat der Philosoph Joachim Ritter das mit Petrarca einsetzende Motiv des Blicks vom Berge als Ausdruck neuzeitlicher Subjektivität gedeutet.“

[1] "In an influential lecture from 1962, the philosopher Joachim Ritter interpreted the motive of the view from the mountains as an expression of modern subjectivity" "

[1] „Jeder Philosoph sagt etwas anderes, und darunter die neuesten recht gleichgültige Dinge.“

[1] "Every philosopher says something else, and among them the latest quite indifferent things"

[1] „Der Philosoph vermochte aber auch in Köln nicht Wurzeln zu schlagen.“

[1] "The philosopher was unable to strike roots in Cologne either"

[1] „Aristoteles war kein Christ gewesen, aber er war der Philosoph par excellence.“

[1] "Aristotle was not a Christian, but he was the philosopher par excellence" "

[2] An dieser Stelle muss ich zum Philosophen werden.

[2] At this point I have to become a philosopher

[2] „Er spricht wie ein Philosoph.“

[2] "He speaks like a philosophy"

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Pictures or photos of Philosoph

[1] Vier Philosophen, von Peter Paul Rubens
[1] Vier Philosophen, von Peter Paul Rubens

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