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Is it der, die oder das Baden-Württemberger?


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

The word Baden-Württemberger 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 Baden-Württemberger?

How does the declension of Baden-Württemberger 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 Baden-Württemberger die Baden-Württemberger
Genitive des Baden-Württembergers der Baden-Württemberger
Dative dem Baden-Württemberger den Baden-Württembergern
Akkusative den Baden-Württemberger die Baden-Württemberger

What is the meaning of Baden-Württemberger in German?

Baden-Württemberger is defined as:

[1] A person born in Baden-Württemberg (Germany) or in the long run

[1] ein im Baden-Württemberg (Deutschland) geborener oder dort auf Dauer lebender Mensch

How to use Baden-Württemberger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Baden-Württemberger with translations in English.

[1] Wer in Baden-Württemberg das Wahlrecht hat, gilt als Baden-Württemberger.

[1] Anyone who has the right to vote in Baden-Württemberg is considered a Baden-Württemberg

[1] Was, du bist Baden-Württemberger?

[1] What, you are Baden-Württemberg

[1] Seit 1989 ist Gerald ein Baden-Württemberger.

[1] Gerald has been a Baden-Württemberg since 1989

[1] Im Urlaub haben wir eine Familie aus waschechten Baden-Württembergern getroffen.

On vacation we met a family from genuine Baden-Württembergers

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