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Is it der, die oder das Adjutant?


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

The word Adjutant 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 Adjutant?

How does the declension of Adjutant 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 Adjutant die Adjutanten
Genitive des Adjutanten der Adjutanten
Dative dem Adjutanten den Adjutanten
Akkusative den Adjutanten die Adjutanten

What is the meaning of Adjutant in German?

Adjutant is defined as:

[1] A higher commander of the deputy officer

[1] einem ranghöheren Befehlshaber beigeordneter Offizier

How to use Adjutant in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Adjutant with translations in English.

[1] Im Oktober 1856 wurde er zum Leutnant befördert und in der Folge vielfach als Adjutant verwendet.

[1] In October 1856 he was promoted to lieutenant and subsequently used as an adjutant many times

[1] „Zwei Tage später wurde ich vom persönlichen Adjutanten Ihrer Majestät empfangen.“

[1] "Two days later I was received by the personal adjutant of her majesty"

[1] „Wo sein Adjutant geblieben war, wußte man nicht.“

[1] "Where his adjutant had remained, one did not know"

[1] „Der Adjutant kam in scharfem Trab geritten.“

[1] "The adjutant came in a sharp trot"

[1] „In den Privaträumen nebenan tranken die Sekretärinnen und Adjutanten anschließend einen Schluck auf das frisch getraute Paar.“

[1] "In the private rooms next door, the secretaries then drank a sip on the freshly married couple"

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