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Is it der, die oder das Agrarminister?


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

The word Agrarminister 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 Agrarminister?

How does the declension of Agrarminister 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 Agrarminister die Agrarminister
Genitive des Agrarministers der Agrarminister
Dative dem Agrarminister den Agrarministern
Akkusative den Agrarminister die Agrarminister

What is the meaning of Agrarminister in German?

Agrarminister is defined as:

[1] Politics: Head of an Agricultural Ministry

[1] Politik: Leiter eines Agrarministeriums

How to use Agrarminister in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Agrarminister with translations in English.

[1] Der Agrarminister plant eine Reform der Agrarmarktverordnung.

[1] The agricultural minister plans a reform of the agricultural market regulation

[1] „Christian Schmidt, Verteidigungspolitiker und stellvertretender CSU-Vorsitzender, wurde quasi über Nacht zum Agrarminister berufen – Hans-Peter Friedrich war in der Edathy-Affäre zurückgetreten.“

[1] "Christian Schmidt, defense politician and deputy CSU chairman, was appointed agricultural minister overnight-Hans-Peter Friedrich had resigned in the Edathy affair"

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