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Is it der, die oder das Achtjähriger?


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

The word Achtjähriger is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Achtjähriger?

How does the declension of Achtjähriger work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Achtjähriger Achtjährige
Genitive Achtjährigen Achtjähriger
Dative Achtjährigem Achtjährigen
Akkusative Achtjährigen Achtjährige
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Achtjährige die Achtjährigen
Genitiv des Achtjährigen der Achtjährigen
Dativ dem Achtjährigen den Achtjährigen
Akkusativ den Achtjährigen die Achtjährigen
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Achtjähriger keine Achtjährigen
Genitiv eines Achtjährigen keiner Achtjährigen
Dativ einem Achtjährigen keinen Achtjährigen
Akkusativ einen Achtjährigen keine Achtjährigen

What is the meaning of Achtjähriger in German?

Achtjähriger is defined as:

[1] A boy of eight years

[1] ein Junge von acht Jahren

How to use Achtjähriger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Achtjähriger with translations in English.

[1] „Er erinnere sich gut, sagt Peter Schneirla, wie er mit seiner Mutter das erste Mal Tiffany besuchte, an ihrer Hand durch die Tür kam, aus der Perspektive des Achtjährigen diese Halle sah.“

[1] "He remembers well, says Peter Schneirla, as he visited Tiffany with his mother for the first time, came through the door at her hand, from the perspective of the eight -year -old this hall"

[1] „In nur wenigen Monaten des Sommeraufenthalts in Lausanne trichtert die Mutter nun in täglichen Unterrichtsstunden dem Achtjährigen eine weitere Fremdsprache ein.“

[1] "In just a few months of the summer stay in Lausanne, the mother is now funding another foreign language to the eight -year -olds in daily lessons"

[1] „War ich beim ersten Gang durch die Stadt in meinen Englischkenntnissen etwa fünf bis sechs Jahre alt gewesen, so war ich eine Woche später bereits auf der Stude eines Achtjährigen.“

[1] "If I was about five to six years old in my English skills in my first course, I was already on the house of an eight -year -old a week later"

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