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Is it der, die oder das Akrobat?


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

The word Akrobat 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 Akrobat?

How does the declension of Akrobat 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 Akrobat die Akrobaten
Genitive des Akrobaten der Akrobaten
Dative dem Akrobaten den Akrobaten
Akkusative den Akrobaten die Akrobaten

What is the meaning of Akrobat in German?

Akrobat is defined as:

[1] Variété or circus artist who accomplishes unusual, special skill-friendly physical performance

[1] Variété- oder Zirkuskünstler, der ungewöhnliche, besondere Geschicklichkeit erfordernde körperliche Leistungen vollbringt

How to use Akrobat in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Akrobat with translations in English.

[1] Die Akrobaten vollbringen auf dem Hochseil erstaunliche Leistungen.

[1] The acrobats will perform amazing services on the high rope

[1] „Akrobaten unterhalten die Gäste mit ihren Kunststücken.“

[1] "Acrobats entertain the guests with their tricks"

[1] „Der Akrobat hat noch etwas zu trinken angenommen.“

[1] "The acrobat has something to drink" "

[1] „Gelenkig wie ein Akrobat kletterte er über drei Stuhlreihen, schwang sich auf die Empore und blieb schließlich vor Helens Tisch stehen.“

[1] "He climbed over three rows of chairs like an acrobat, swung on the gallery and finally stopped in front of Helens Tisch"

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