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Is it der, die oder das Brustkrebs?


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

The word Brustkrebs 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 Brustkrebs?

How does the declension of Brustkrebs 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 Brustkrebs die Brustkrebse
Genitive des Brustkrebses der Brustkrebse
Dative dem Brustkrebs dem Brustkrebse den Brustkrebsen
Akkusative den Brustkrebs die Brustkrebse

What is the meaning of Brustkrebs in German?

Brustkrebs is defined as:

[1] malignant change in the mammary gland, especially in women

[1] bösartige Veränderung der Brustdrüse, vor allem bei Frauen

How to use Brustkrebs in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Brustkrebs with translations in English.

[1] „Seit ihrem Besuch habe ich viel telefoniert, mit allen möglichen Leuten, die ich kenne, mit Ärzten, die ich kenne, weil ich etwas über die Behandlung von Brustkrebs erfahren wollte.“

[1] "Since your visit, I have made a lot on the phone, with all kinds of people I know, with doctors I know because I wanted to learn something about the treatment of breast cancer"

[1] „Seine Frau bekommt noch in den siebziger Jahren Brustkrebs.“

[1] "His wife still gets breast cancer in the 1970s"

[1] „1975 erkrankte sie an Brustkrebs.“

[1] "In 1975 she fell ill with breast cancer"

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