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Is it der, die oder das Abwehrspieler?


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

The word Abwehrspieler 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 Abwehrspieler?

How does the declension of Abwehrspieler 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 Abwehrspieler die Abwehrspieler
Genitive des Abwehrspielers der Abwehrspieler
Dative dem Abwehrspieler den Abwehrspielern
Akkusative den Abwehrspieler die Abwehrspieler

What is the meaning of Abwehrspieler in German?

Abwehrspieler is defined as:

[1] Sport: Defensively set player, whose task it is to disturb the opposing game and the play equipment (ball, puck and so on) prevent the opposing team from preventing gates of the opposing team

[1] Sport: defensiv eingestellter Spieler, dessen Aufgabe es ist, das gegnerische Spiel zu stören und der gegnerischen Mannschaft das Spielgerät (Ball, Puck und so weiter) abzunehmen; Verhinderer von Toren der gegnerischen Mannschaft

How to use Abwehrspieler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abwehrspieler with translations in English.

[1] Schließlich gelang Neu-Nationalspieler Karim Bellarabi nach schönem Solo das dritte Tor für Leverkusen: Er tanzte vier VfB-Abwehrspieler im Strafraum aus und traf ins lange Eck (41. [Minute]).

Finally, after a nice solo, new international Karim Bellarabi succeeded in the third goal for Leverkusen: he danced four VfB defenders in the penalty area and hit the far corner (41oon [minute]).

[1] Per Mertesacker konnte der Niederlage dennoch Gutes abgewinnen: „Das war ein Wachmacher und wird uns gut tun für Sonntag“, sagte der Abwehrspieler von Arsenal London nach der Partie [Deutschland gegen Argentinien in Düsseldorf].

[1] With Mertesacker, the defeat was able to gain good things: "It was a guard and will do us good for Sunday," said Arsenal London's defender after the game [Germany against Argentina in Düsseldorf]

[1] Vor allem, und das ist selbst unter [Fußball-Bundestrainer] Joachim Löw noch immer das Wichtigste für einen Abwehrspieler, gewann Hummels alle wichtigen Zweikämpfe gegen Helder Postiga, Moutinho und Cristiano Ronaldo.

[1] Above all, and even among [soccer coach] Joachim Löw is still the most important thing for a defender, Hummels won all important duels against Helder Postiga, Moutinho and Cristiano Ronaldoe

[1] „Seine Aggressivität unterschied ihn von den anderen Abwehrspielern.“

[1] "His aggressiveness differentiates him from the other defense players"

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[1] der Abwehrspieler (links) versucht, vor dem Angreifer an den Ball zu kommen
[1] der Abwehrspieler (links) versucht, vor dem Angreifer an den Ball zu kommen

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