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Is it der, die oder das Basketballer?


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

The word Basketballer 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 Basketballer?

How does the declension of Basketballer 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 Basketballer die Basketballer
Genitive des Basketballers der Basketballer
Dative dem Basketballer den Basketballern
Akkusative den Basketballer die Basketballer

What is the meaning of Basketballer in German?

Basketballer is defined as:

[1] Sport: athlete who plays the basketball game

[1] Sport: Sportler, der das Basketballspiel ausübt

How to use Basketballer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Basketballer with translations in English.

[1] Nach einer schnellen Drehung konnte der Basketballer den Ball im Korb versenken.

[1] After a quick rotation, the basketball player was able to sink the ball in the basket

[1] „Der US-amerikanische Basketballer Zeke Upshaw ist nach einem Zusammenbruch in einer NBA-G-Partie gestorben.“

[1] "The American basketball player Zeke Upshaw died after a collapse in an NBA-G game"

[1] „Trump betonte außerdem, dass er Mike möge – wohl eine Anspielung auf die ewige Diskussion, ob nun LeBron James oder doch Michael Jordan der beste Basketballer der NBA-Geschichte sei.“

[1] "Trump also emphasized that he may-probably an allusion to the eternal discussion, whether Lebron James or Michael Jordan the best basketball player in NBA history Seiä"

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