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Is it der, die oder das Besatzer?


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

The word Besatzer 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 Besatzer?

How does the declension of Besatzer 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 Besatzer die Besatzer
Genitive des Besatzers der Besatzer
Dative dem Besatzer den Besatzern
Akkusative den Besatzer die Besatzer

What is the meaning of Besatzer in German?

Besatzer is defined as:

[1] often pejorative: relatives of a crew, mostly soldier of the crew

[1] oft abwertend: Angehöriger einer Besatzungsmacht, meist Soldat der Besatzungsarmee

How to use Besatzer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Besatzer with translations in English.

[1] Die Bevölkerung war gespalten: Einige hielten die Besatzer für Befreier, andere für Unterdrücker.

[1] The population was divided: some thought the occupiers for liberator, others for oppressions

[1] „Andere Pflanzer blieben und produzierten für die Besatzer.“

[1] "Other plants remained and produced for the occupying" "

[1] „Trotz strenger Rationierung mussten Inselbewohner und Besatzer mehrere Monate lang hungern.“

[1] "Despite strict rationing, islanders and occupiers had to go hungry for several months"

[1] „Sie feierten ihre anfänglichen Siege und versenkten Bruttoregistertonnen und führten sich ausgiebig als Besatzer auf.“

[1] "They celebrated their initial victories and sank gross register tonnes and led extensively as occupiers"

[1] „Seit Jahrzehnten streiten beide Länder um Reparationen für die Zerstörungen der Kriegsjahre und die Gräueltaten der Besatzer.“

[1] "For decades, both countries have been arguing about reparations for the destruction of the war years and the atrocities of the occupying the occupiers"

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