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Is it der, die oder das Aufsteiger?


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

The word Aufsteiger 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 Aufsteiger?

How does the declension of Aufsteiger 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 Aufsteiger die Aufsteiger
Genitive des Aufsteigers der Aufsteiger
Dative dem Aufsteiger den Aufsteigern
Akkusative den Aufsteiger die Aufsteiger

What is the meaning of Aufsteiger in German?

Aufsteiger has various definitions in German:

[1] colloquially: person who has become a higher social or professional position

[1] umgangssprachlich: Person, die in eine höhere soziale oder berufliche Stellung aufgestiegen ist

[2] Sport: athlete (or team), who (or the) has risen to the next higher performance class or is there to climb up

[2] Sport: Sportler (oder Mannschaft), der (beziehungsweise die) in die nächsthöhere Leistungsklasse aufgestiegen ist oder dabei ist, aufzusteigen

[3] Volleyball: quick attack, in which the player plays the ball into the attacker's blow

[3] Volleyball: Schnellangriff, bei dem der Zuspieler den Ball in den Schlag des Angreifers hineinspielt

How to use Aufsteiger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Aufsteiger with translations in English.







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