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Is it der, die oder das Billigflieger?


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

The word Billigflieger 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 Billigflieger?

How does the declension of Billigflieger 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 Billigflieger die Billigflieger
Genitive des Billigfliegers der Billigflieger
Dative dem Billigflieger den Billigfliegern
Akkusative den Billigflieger die Billigflieger

What is the meaning of Billigflieger in German?

Billigflieger is defined as:

[1] Airline that offers their flights at very low prices or one of their aircraft

[1] Fluggesellschaft, die ihre Flüge zu sehr niedrigen Preisen anbietet, oder eines ihrer Flugzeuge

How to use Billigflieger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Billigflieger with translations in English.

[1] Viele Urlauber erreichen ihr Ziel mit Billigfliegern.

[1] Many vacationers reach their destination with low -cost airline

[1] „Dann fing er an, auf diese verdammten Billigflieger zu schimpfen, in denen man zwischen halb vertrottelten Beamten wie in Sardinenbüchsen eingeklemmt hockte, und schwor, nie wieder wolle er sich auf diese Weise eingeengt fühlen.“

[1] "Then he started scolding these damned low -cost airlines, in which one crashed between half -ruddled civil servants as in sardine trees, and swore, he never wanted to feel confined again in this way"

[1] „Nach einer erneuten Boardkarten-Kontrolle verlassen die drei vermeintlich blinden Passagiere den Billigflieger.“

[1] "After a new board card check, the three supposedly blind passengers leave the low-flyer"

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