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Is it der, die oder das Alkoholiker?


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

The word Alkoholiker 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 Alkoholiker?

How does the declension of Alkoholiker 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 Alkoholiker die Alkoholiker
Genitive des Alkoholikers der Alkoholiker
Dative dem Alkoholiker den Alkoholikern
Akkusative den Alkoholiker die Alkoholiker

What is the meaning of Alkoholiker in German?

Alkoholiker is defined as:

[1] Medicine: Someone who depends on regular alcohol consumption and depends on alcohol

[1] Medizin: jemand, der auf regelmäßigen Alkoholgenuss angewiesen und von Alkohol abhängig ist

How to use Alkoholiker in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Alkoholiker with translations in English.

[1] Hast du schon gehört? Dieser Gregor ist anscheinend Alkoholiker!

[1] If you have already heard of this Gregor is apparently alcoholic area

[1] „Im Augenblick schienen ihre Liebesängste und -begierden denen eines Süchtigen zu gleichen, eines Alkoholikers, eines Spielers.“

[1] "At the moment, their fear of love and desires seemed to those of a addict to the same, an alcoholic, a player" "

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