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Is it der, die oder das Brasilianer?


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

The word Brasilianer 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 Brasilianer?

How does the declension of Brasilianer 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 Brasilianer die Brasilianer
Genitive des Brasilianers der Brasilianer
Dative dem Brasilianer den Brasilianern
Akkusative den Brasilianer die Brasilianer

What is the meaning of Brasilianer in German?

Brasilianer is defined as:

[1] Citizens of Brazil

[1] Bürger von Brasilien

How to use Brasilianer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Brasilianer with translations in English.

[1] „Zwei Jahre nach dem Amtsantritt von Präsident da Silva erfreut sich Brasilien einer stabilen Währung und steigender Investitionen. Doch noch immer leben etwa 58 Millionen Brasilianer von weniger als einem Dollar am Tag.“

[1] "Two years after President's taking office da Silva, Brazil is still enjoying a stable currency and increasing investment by about 58 million Brazilians of less than one dollar a day."

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