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Is it der, die oder das Anschlagsopfer?


The correct article in German of Anschlagsopfer is das. So it is das Anschlagsopfer! (nominative case)

The word Anschlagsopfer is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Anschlagsopfer?

How does the declension of Anschlagsopfer 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 das Anschlagsopfer die Anschlagsopfer
Genitive des Anschlagsopfers der Anschlagsopfer
Dative dem Anschlagsopfer den Anschlagsopfern
Akkusative das Anschlagsopfer die Anschlagsopfer

What is the meaning of Anschlagsopfer in German?

Anschlagsopfer is defined as:

[1] Someone who was the victim of an attack

[1] jemand, der Opfer eines Anschlags wurde

How to use Anschlagsopfer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anschlagsopfer with translations in English.

[1] „Die Identifikation der sterblichen Überreste der Anschlagsopfer ist mühselig, die Untersuchungen der Gerichtsmediziner stützen sich auf knapp 20.000 sterbliche Überreste.“

[1] "The identification of the remains of the victims of the attack is tedious, the examinations of the forensic doctors are based on almost 20,000 remains."

[1] „Hinterbliebene der Anschlagsopfer vom Breitscheidplatz haben empört auf erste Rentenbescheide reagiert.“

[1] "Surface's victims from the Breitscheidplatz have indignantly responded to the first pension notices"

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