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Is it der, die oder das Araber?


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

The word Araber 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 Araber?

How does the declension of Araber 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 Araber die Araber
Genitive des Arabers der Araber
Dative dem Araber den Arabern
Akkusative den Araber die Araber

What is the meaning of Araber in German?

Araber has various definitions in German:

[1] Member of different Semitic peoples who are located in North Africa, on the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East

[1] Mitglied unterschiedlicher semitischer Völker, die in Nordafrika, auf der Arabischen Halbinsel und im Nahen Osten angesiedelt sind

[2] important horse breed

[2] bedeutende Pferderasse

How to use Araber in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Araber with translations in English.

[1] Die Araber betreiben, wie die Chinesen, die Kunst der Kalligrafie.

[1] The Arabs, like the Chinese, operate the art of calligraphy

[1] „Im Zuge der islamischen Expansion breiteten sich die Araber im 7. und 8. Jahrhundert von ihrem ursprünglichen Gebiet auf der arabischen Halbinsel nach Nordafrika, Spanien, Palästina, Syrien und Persien aus.“

[1] "In the course of Islamic expansion, the Arabs spread from their original area on the Arabian Peninsula to North Africa, Spain, Palestine, Syria and Persia from their original area."

[2] Ich bin auf einem Araber ausgeritten.

[2] I am out on an Arab

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