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Is it der, die oder das Altersgenosse?


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

The word Altersgenosse 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 Altersgenosse?

How does the declension of Altersgenosse 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 Altersgenosse die Altersgenossen
Genitive des Altersgenossen der Altersgenossen
Dative dem Altersgenossen den Altersgenossen
Akkusative den Altersgenossen die Altersgenossen

What is the meaning of Altersgenosse in German?

Altersgenosse is defined as:

[1] person of the same age

[1] Person gleichen Alters

How to use Altersgenosse in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Altersgenosse with translations in English.

[1] „Unsere Kenntnisse vom Verhalten des Kleinkindes innerhalb einer Gruppe von Altersgenossen sind noch ziemlich begrenzt, besonders spärlich sind die Informationen über Kinder unter drei Jahren.“

[1] "Our knowledge of the behavior of the toddler within a group of peers is still quite limited, the information about children under three in years is particularly sparse"

[1] „Wie viele meiner Altersgenossen wurde ich noch zum Kriegsdienst herangezogen.“

[1] "How many of my peers I was used for war service"

[1] „Der Junge beteiligte sich nie an den Zoten seiner Altersgenossen, und wenn er liebte, beobachtete er sich wie ein Arzt den Patienten, auch lehnte er ab, zu den Huren zu gehen, denn ihm war bei einem ersten Versuch unwohl gewesen dabei.“

[1] “The boy never took part in the pens of his peers, and when he loved, he watched the patient like a doctor, and he also refused to go to the whores, because he had been uncomfortable when he was first attempted . "

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