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Is it der, die oder das Beitragszahler?


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

The word Beitragszahler 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 Beitragszahler?

How does the declension of Beitragszahler 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 Beitragszahler die Beitragszahler
Genitive des Beitragszahlers der Beitragszahler
Dative dem Beitragszahler den Beitragszahlern
Akkusative den Beitragszahler die Beitragszahler

What is the meaning of Beitragszahler in German?

Beitragszahler is defined as:

[1] Someone who regularly pays money to insurance, for membership in an association or the like

[1] jemand, der regelmäßig Geldbeträge an eine Versicherung, für die Mitgliedschaft in einem Verein oder Ähnliches bezahlt

How to use Beitragszahler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beitragszahler with translations in English.

[1] „Es ist ein Gemeinplatz, dass Menschen, seien sie Steuer- oder Beitragszahler, ungern sehen, wie andere es sich auf ihre Kosten bequem machen.“

[1] "It is a common place that people, be they tax or contribution payers, are reluctant to see how others make themselves comfortable at their expense"

[1] „Als Rentenbezugsdauer bezeichnet man in Deutschland die Zeit, in der ein Beitragszahler der gesetzlichen Rentenversicherung eine Rente erhält.“

[1] "In Germany, the time reference duration is the time when a contribution payer for the statutory pension insurance receives a pension"

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