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Is it der, die oder das Aktivist?


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

The word Aktivist 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 Aktivist?

How does the declension of Aktivist 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 Aktivist die Aktivisten
Genitive des Aktivisten der Aktivisten
Dative dem Aktivisten den Aktivisten
Akkusative den Aktivisten die Aktivisten

What is the meaning of Aktivist in German?

Aktivist has various definitions in German:

[1] Dedicated, purposefully often socially or politically acting person

[1] engagierte, zielbewusst häufig gesellschaftlich oder politisch handelnde Person

[2] Historical: State award, short form for activist of socialist work, working person in the GDR who performed the services that went beyond the norms and requirements

[2] historisch: staatliche Auszeichnung, Kurzform für Aktivist der sozialistischen Arbeit, werktätige Person in der DDR, die Leistungen erbracht hat, die über die Normen und Vorgaben hinausgingen

How to use Aktivist in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aktivist with translations in English.

[1] Die Aktivisten fertigten Wahlplakate an.

[1] The activists made election posters ane

[1] „Schon seit Wochen berichten Aktivisten, wie sie von der Polizei eingeschüchtert werden, in Form von Hausdurchsuchungen oder Vorladungen.“

[1] "For weeks, activists have been reporting how they are intimidated by the police in the form of house searches or preloading" "

[1] „Bei den Luftangriffen der US-geführten Koalition gegen die Dschihadistengruppe Islamischer Staat (IS) in Syrien sind nach Angaben von Aktivisten schon mehr als 550 Menschen getötet worden.“

[1] "According to activists, more than 550 people have already been killed in the air strikes of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) group of Islamic State (IS) in Syria"

[1] „In der Metropole Berlin gab es ähnliche Veranstaltungen, aber meist auf lokale Initiative von Aktivisten hin.“

[1] "In the metropolis of Berlin there were similar events, but mostly at the local initiative of activists" "

[1] „Andere Aktivisten zünden im Bahnhof von Johannesburg eine Bombe, eine Frau stirbt.“

[1] "Other activists light a bomb in Johannesburg station, a woman dies"

[2] In seinem Arbeitsleben war er bis 1989 dreimal Aktivist geworden.

[2] In his working life, he had become a activist three times until 1989

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