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Is it der, die oder das Auserwählter?


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

The word Auserwählter 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 Auserwählter?

How does the declension of Auserwählter work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Auserwählter Auserwählte
Genitive Auserwählten Auserwählter
Dative Auserwähltem Auserwählten
Akkusative Auserwählten Auserwählte
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Auserwählte die Auserwählten
Genitiv des Auserwählten der Auserwählten
Dativ dem Auserwählten den Auserwählten
Akkusativ den Auserwählten die Auserwählten
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Auserwählter keine Auserwählten
Genitiv eines Auserwählten keiner Auserwählten
Dativ einem Auserwählten keinen Auserwählten
Akkusativ einen Auserwählten keine Auserwählten

What is the meaning of Auserwählter in German?

Auserwählter has various definitions in German:

[1] A man who was chosen to be chosen to do something specific

[1] ein Mann, der auserkoren, auserwählt wurde, etwas Bestimmtes zu vollbringen

[2] A man who was chosen by a woman as a permanent friend or husband

[2] ein Mann, der von einer Frau als fester Freund beziehungsweise Ehemann auserwählt wurde

How to use Auserwählter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Auserwählter with translations in English.

[1] Du bist nicht irgendein Mensch. Du bist der Auserwählte.

[1] You are not just a person you are the chosen one.

[2] Du hast jetzt also einen Freund? Und, wer ist der Auserwählte?

[2] So you now have a friend and who is the chosen one?

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