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Is it der, die oder das Berufssoldat?


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

The word Berufssoldat 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 Berufssoldat?

How does the declension of Berufssoldat 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 Berufssoldat die Berufssoldaten
Genitive des Berufssoldaten der Berufssoldaten
Dative dem Berufssoldaten den Berufssoldaten
Akkusative den Berufssoldaten die Berufssoldaten

What is the meaning of Berufssoldat in German?

Berufssoldat is defined as:

[1] Person who serves as a soldier in an army indefinitely

[1] Person, die unbefristet als Soldat in einer Armee dient

How to use Berufssoldat in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Berufssoldat with translations in English.

[1] „In Griechenland herrscht Militärpflicht. Die Dienstzeit war in den vergangenen 30 Jahren stufenweise von 28 auf neun Monate verringert worden. Dafür wurden immer mehr Berufssoldaten eingestellt. Wegen der dramatischen Verschlechterung der Finanzlage wurde aber 2011 kein einziger Berufssoldat eingestellt.“

[1] “In Greece there is a military compulsory. In the past 30 years, the period of service has been gradually reduced from 28 to nine months. More and more professional soldiers were hired for this. Because of the dramatic deterioration of the financial situation, not a single professional soldier was stopped in 2011. ”

[1] „Es konnte nicht anders sein, als daß er von jeher, und wahrscheinlich unter angenehmeren und einflußreicheren Verhältnissen, Berufssoldat gewesen war; seine äußere und innere Ordnung war durchaus auf einen Zustand angelegt, in dem man befiehlt und gehorcht.“

[1] “It could be no different than that he has always been, and probably more pleasant and influential circumstances, professional soldier was his outer and inner order on a state in which one commands and obeyed "

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Pictures or photos of Berufssoldat

[1] Berufssoldaten bei einer Parade
[1] Berufssoldaten bei einer Parade

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