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Is it der, die oder das Autofahrer?


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

The word Autofahrer 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 Autofahrer?

How does the declension of Autofahrer 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 Autofahrer die Autofahrer
Genitive des Autofahrers der Autofahrer
Dative dem Autofahrer den Autofahrern
Akkusative den Autofahrer die Autofahrer

What is the meaning of Autofahrer in German?

Autofahrer is defined as:

[1] Someone who directs a car

[1] jemand, der ein Auto lenkt

How to use Autofahrer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Autofahrer with translations in English.

[1] „Der erfahrene Pilot besteigt sein Segelflugzeug mit nicht mehr Angst als der Autofahrer sein Auto.“

[1] "The experienced pilot climbs his glider with no more fear than the driver his car"

[1] Viele Autofahrer halten nicht an Stoppschildern.

[1] Many drivers do not stick to stop signs

[1] „Durch Reform der Verkehrssünderkartei verlieren 141 000 Autofahrer ihre Punkte.“

[1] "Through reform of the traffic offender card, 141,000 drivers lose their points"

[1] „Michael zeigte mir, wie man Autofahrern einen Streich spielen konnte.“

[1] "Michael showed me how to play drivers a prank"

[1] „Sollte die spanische Costa del Sol irgendeinen Nutzen haben, dann für Autofahrer, denn die Infrastruktur an der Sonnenküste ist denkbar gut ausgebaut.“

[1] "Should the Spanish Costa del Sol have any benefit, then for drivers, because the infrastructure on the sun coast is very well expanded"

How do you pronounce Autofahrer?

Autofahrer (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Autofahrer

[1] ein Autofahrer
[1] ein Autofahrer

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