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Is it der, die oder das Skulptur?


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

The word Skulptur 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 Skulptur?

How does the declension of Skulptur 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 Skulptur die Skulpturen
Genitive der Skulptur der Skulpturen
Dative der Skulptur den Skulpturen
Akkusative die Skulptur die Skulpturen

What is the meaning of Skulptur in German?

Skulptur has various definitions in German:

[1] Art, without plural: genre of the sculpture that deals with three -dimensional works that were made from solid material using a subtractive procedure (remove, cut out, out)

[1] Kunst, ohne Plural: Gattung der Bildhauerei, die sich mit dreidimensionalen Werken befasst, die aus festem Material mittels eines subtraktiven Verfahrens (Abtragen, Ausstechen, Aushöhlen) geschaffen wurden

[2] Art, sculpture: three -dimensional work of art that consists of solid material (stone or the like) and that was created by removing, cutting out or having been cornened up

[2] Kunst, Bildhauerei: dreidimensionales Kunstwerk, das aus festem Material (Stein oder Ähnlichem) besteht und das durch Abtragen, Ausstechen oder Aushöhlen geschaffen wurde

[3] colloquially: any kind of three -dimensional work of art that was created in sculpture (plastic or sculpture)

[3] umgangssprachlich: jede Art von dreidimensionalem Kunstwerk, dass bildhauerisch geschaffen wurde (Plastik oder Skulptur)

How to use Skulptur in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Skulptur with translations in English.

[1] „Im deutschen Sprachgebrauch unterteilt man die Bildhauerei durch Lehnwörter in Skulptur als das subtraktive, welches Materie wie zum Beispiel Marmor, Sandstein oder Holz abträgt und Plastik als das additive Arbeiten, welches Materie wie zum Beispiel Ton, Wachs oder Gips anträgt.“

[1] "In German language use, the sculpture is divided into sculpture as the subtractive, which outputs matter such as marble, sandstone or wood and plastic as the additive work, which does matter such as sound, wax or plaster" "

[2] „Die Griechen orientierten sich an dem vollkommen Menschlichen und schufen idealisierte und anatomisch korrekte Skulpturen.“

[2] "The Greeks were based on the completely human and created idealized and anatomically correct sculpture" "

[2] „Figurinen findet man an solchen Orten und in solchen kulturellen Kontexten, die auf den Charakter der Skulpturen als Kultobjekte hinweisen.“

[2] "figurines can be found in such places and in such cultural contexts that indicate the character of the sculptures as cult objects"

[2] „Die Oberfläche der Pyramide war mit Steinplatten bedeckt, die 70 steinerne Skulpturen trugen.“

[2] "The surface of the pyramid was covered with stone slabs, which wore 70 stone sculptures"

[3] In Vorgärten findet man Skulpturen aller Art.

[3] In front gardens you can find sculptures of all articles

[3] „Es gibt auch Skulpturen politischen Inhalts.“

[3] "There are also sculptures of political content"

[3] „Heute steht dort eine sowjetische Skulptur aus Beton, die den Gedenkstein des Briten ersetzt.“

[3] "Today there is a Soviet Skulpture made of concrete that replaces the British memorial stone"

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Pictures or photos of Skulptur

[2] Michelangelos Skulptur des David
[2] Michelangelos Skulptur des David

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