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Is it der, die oder das Behinderte?


The correct article in German of Behinderte is die. So it is die Behinderte! (nominative case)

The word Behinderte is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Behinderte?

How does the declension of Behinderte 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 Behinderte Behinderte
Genitive Behinderter Behinderter
Dative Behinderter Behinderten
Akkusative Behinderte Behinderte
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ die Behinderte die Behinderten
Genitiv der Behinderten der Behinderten
Dativ der Behinderten den Behinderten
Akkusativ die Behinderte die Behinderten
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ eine Behinderte keine Behinderten
Genitiv einer Behinderten keiner Behinderten
Dativ einer Behinderten keinen Behinderten
Akkusativ eine Behinderte keine Behinderten

What is the meaning of Behinderte in German?

Behinderte is defined as:

[1] Female person with a strong and permanent physical and/or mental impairment of social and economic participation

[1] weibliche Person mit einer starken und dauerhaften körperlichen und/oder geistigen Beeinträchtigung der gesellschaftlichen und wirtschaftlichen Teilhabe

How to use Behinderte in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Behinderte with translations in English.

[1] Die Behinderte schlurfte die Straße entlang.

[1] The disabled was sloping along the street

[1] Einige Behinderte stellen in speziellen Werkstätten handgemachte Besen und andere Gebrauchsgegenstände her.

[1] Some disabled positions in special workshops handmade brooms and other items

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