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Is it der, die oder das Bassist?


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

The word Bassist 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 Bassist?

How does the declension of Bassist 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 Bassist die Bassisten
Genitive des Bassisten der Bassisten
Dative dem Bassisten den Bassisten
Akkusative den Bassisten die Bassisten

What is the meaning of Bassist in German?

Bassist has various definitions in German:

[1] singer with bass voice

[1] Sänger mit Bassstimme

[2] Person who plays double bass

[2] Person, die Kontrabass spielt

[3] Person who plays bass guitar

[3] Person, die Bassgitarre spielt

How to use Bassist in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bassist with translations in English.

[1] Mein Musiklehrer ist Bassist.

[1] My music teacher is a bassist

[1] „Den besten vielleicht hat vor mehr als hundert Jahren der Bassist Lablache gemacht.“

[1] "The best maybe the bassist made the best more than a hundred years ago"

[2] Er war Bassist in einer Rockabilly-Band.

[2] He was a bass player in a rockabilly band

[2] „Gerd kam mit zwei randvollen Biergläsern die Treppe herab, Conny und Edzard, der Bassist, lagen unter ihren Schirmen, lasen illustrierte Zeitungen.“

[2] "Gerd came down the stairs, Conny and Edzard, the bass player, were under their umbrellas with two marginal glasses.

[3] Der Bassist einer Rockband ist meist weniger populär als der Sänger; es sei denn der Bassist singt selbst.

[3] The bass player of a rock band is usually less popular than the Sangee, unless the bass player sings self

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Pictures or photos of Bassist

[1] der Bassist Till Lindemann
[1] der Bassist Till Lindemann
[2] ein Bassist auf der Bühne
[2] ein Bassist auf der Bühne
[3] der Bassist einer Metalband
[3] der Bassist einer Metalband

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