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Is it der, die oder das Beschäftigter?


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

The word Beschäftigter 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 Beschäftigter?

How does the declension of Beschäftigter 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 Beschäftigter Beschäftigte
Genitive Beschäftigten Beschäftigter
Dative Beschäftigtem Beschäftigten
Akkusative Beschäftigten Beschäftigte
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Beschäftigte die Beschäftigten
Genitiv des Beschäftigten der Beschäftigten
Dativ dem Beschäftigten den Beschäftigten
Akkusativ den Beschäftigten die Beschäftigten
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Beschäftigter keine Beschäftigten
Genitiv eines Beschäftigten keiner Beschäftigten
Dativ einem Beschäftigten keinen Beschäftigten
Akkusativ einen Beschäftigten keine Beschäftigten

What is the meaning of Beschäftigter in German?

Beschäftigter is defined as:

[1] A person who pursues a non -self -employed activity

[1] eine Person, die einer nichtselbstständigen Tätigkeit nachgeht

How to use Beschäftigter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beschäftigter with translations in English.

[1] Geringfügig Beschäftigte sind nur unfallversichert.

[1] Minor employees are only accident insured

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