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Is it der, die oder das Stickstoff?


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

The word Stickstoff 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 Stickstoff?

How does the declension of Stickstoff 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 Stickstoff
Genitive des Stickstoffes des Stickstoffs
Dative dem Stickstoff dem Stickstoffe
Akkusative den Stickstoff

What is the meaning of Stickstoff in German?

Stickstoff has various definitions in German:

[1] Chemistry: Chemical element of the fifth main group important part of amino acids

[1] Chemie: chemisches Element der fünften Hauptgruppe; wichtiger Bestandteil von Aminosäuren

[2] Chemistry: Colorless, odorless, non -flammable guest area Main component of the air

[2] Chemie: farbloses, geruchloses, nicht brennbares Gas; Hauptbestandteil der Luft

How to use Stickstoff in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Stickstoff with translations in English.

[1] Stickstoff hat einen Atomradius von rund 70 Pikometer.

[1] nitrogen has a radius of atomic of around 70 Picometer

[1] „Die Gülle, die vom Hof nicht vollständig auszubringen ist, wird von Vertragsfirmen mit blankpolierten Tankwagen zum öffentlichen Wirtschaftsdüngerlager, oft auch in andere, teilweise weit entfernt liegende Regionen gefahren, wo die meisten Ackerbauern selbst keine Tiere mehr halten, dafür jedoch für ihren Anbau von Mais, Roggen und Weizen Phosphor, Stickstoff und Spurenelemente gut gebrauchen können.“

[1] “The manure, which cannot be fully to be placed from the courtyard, is driven by contract companies with blank -polished tankers to the public business fertilizer warehouse, often also to other, sometimes far away regions where most of the agricultural farmers themselves no longer hold animals, but for it their cultivation of corn, rye and wheat phosphorus, nitrogen and trace elements can be used well.

[2] Um die Dreifachbindung des Stickstoffs aufzulösen, ist viel Energie nötig, nur bestimmte Mikroorganismen – aber keine Tiere oder Pflanzen – sind dazu in der Lage.

[2] In order to dissolve the triple binding of the nitrogen, a lot of energy is necessary, only certain microorganisms - but no animals or plants - are in the situation

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[2] flüssiger Stickstoff
[2] flüssiger Stickstoff

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