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Is it der, die oder das Antiquitätenhändler?


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

The word Antiquitätenhändler 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 Antiquitätenhändler?

How does the declension of Antiquitätenhändler 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 Antiquitätenhändler die Antiquitätenhändler
Genitive des Antiquitätenhändlers der Antiquitätenhändler
Dative dem Antiquitätenhändler den Antiquitätenhändlern
Akkusative den Antiquitätenhändler die Antiquitätenhändler

What is the meaning of Antiquitätenhändler in German?

Antiquitätenhändler is defined as:

[1] Person who buys and sells antiques (mostly professionally)

[1] Person, die (meist beruflich) Antiquitäten kauft und verkauft

How to use Antiquitätenhändler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Antiquitätenhändler with translations in English.

[1] „Die MK [Militärkanzlei] meldet dem Handelsminister, dass FF [Franz Ferdinand] an der ehesten Kundmachung einer Verordnung betreffend die Einreihung der Antiquitätenhändler unter die konzessionierten Gewerbe interessiert sei.“

[1] "The MK [Military Chancellery] reports to the Minister of Commerce that FF [Franz Ferdinand] is interested in the recruitment of an ordinance regarding the invasion of the antique dealers among the licensed business" "

[1] „Seit Jahren schon, eigentlich seitdem 2007 die ersten Smartphones auf den Markt kamen, erfahren die Antiquitätenhändler schwere Einbußen.“

[1] "For years, actually since 2007 the first smartphones came onto the market, the antique dealers have learned difficult to get in" "

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