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Is it der, die oder das Skorpion?


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

The word Skorpion 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 Skorpion?

How does the declension of Skorpion 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 Skorpion die Skorpione
Genitive des Skorpions der Skorpione
Dative dem Skorpion den Skorpionen
Akkusative den Skorpion die Skorpione

What is the meaning of Skorpion in German?

Skorpion has various definitions in German:

[1] Zoology: Animal from the order of the arachnids, with two cancer -like scissors on the front body and a poisonous axle on the abdomen

[1] Zoologie: Tier aus der Ordnung der Spinnentiere, mit zwei krebsähnlichen Scheren am Vorderkörper und einen Giftstachel am Hinterleib

[2] No plural, astronomy: constellation of the zodiac

[2] kein Plural, Astronomie: Sternbild des Tierkreises

[3] No plural, astrology: zodiac sign

[3] kein Plural, Astrologie: Sternzeichen

[4] Historical: A siege weapon in the Middle Ages

[4] historisch: eine Belagerungswaffe im Mittelalter

How to use Skorpion in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Skorpion with translations in English.

[1] Der Skorpion ist ein giftiges Raubtier.

[1] The scorpion is a toxic predator

[1] „Der Schmuckstein des Ringes hatte die Form eines Skorpions.“

[1] "The jewelry stone of the ring had the shape of a scorpion" "

[1] „Zu den größten Gefahren für das menschliche Leben überhaupt zählen in Ägypten Bisse giftiger Schlangen und Skorpione.“

[1] "Among the greatest dangers for human life are a bit of poisonous snakes and scorpioneean in Egypt in Egypt"

[2] Das Sternbild Skorpion reiht sich am Himmelsäquator ein.

[2] The constellation scorpion is lined up on the sky equator

[3] Skorpione werden heute einen schönen Tag erleben und viel Glück in der Liebe haben.

[3] Scorpions will experience a nice day today and good luck in love

[4] Mit einem Bataillon an Skorpionen werde ich das Dorf verwüsten.

[4] With a battalion of scorpions, I will devastate the village

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Pictures or photos of Skorpion

[1] ein Skorpion
[1] ein Skorpion
[2] Sternbild Skorpion
[2] Sternbild Skorpion
[4] ein auch Skorpion genanntes Pfeilgeschütz
[4] ein auch Skorpion genanntes Pfeilgeschütz

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