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Is it der, die oder das Crew?


The correct article in German of Crew is die. So it is die Crew! (nominative case)

The word Crew is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Crew?

How does the declension of Crew 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 die Crew die Crews
Genitive der Crew der Crews
Dative der Crew den Crews
Akkusative die Crew die Crews

What is the meaning of Crew in German?

Crew has various definitions in German:

[1] Shipping: crew of a ship

[1] Schifffahrt: Besatzung eines Schiffes

[2] Aviation: crew of an aircraft

[2] Luftfahrt: Besatzung eines Luftfahrzeugs

[3] Sport, especially rowing: team of a rowboat

[3] Sport, speziell Rudern: Mannschaft eines Ruderbootes

[4] Marine: Complete officer candidate who joined the navy in the same year

[4] Marine: Gesamtheit der Offiziersanwärter, die in demselben Jahr in die Marine eingetreten ist

[5] Group of people who work together on the realization of a goal/task

[5] Gruppe von Personen, die zusammen an der Verwirklichung eines Ziels/einer Aufgabe arbeiten

How to use Crew in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Crew with translations in English.

[1] „Sie wäre aber nicht verwunderlich bei einer Crew, die skrupellos eine gesamte Besatzung kidnappt und in eigene Dienste zwingt.“

[1] "But it would not be surprising at a crew that unscrupulously kidnapped an entire crew and forces them into its own services"

[1] „Trotzdem wäre es gefährlich, dieses Seemannsgarn - über Meerjungfrauen, Seeungeheuer und den ganzen Rest - zu belächeln und komisch zu finden, denn die Furcht vor diesen Dingen kann sich unter Deck wie eine Seuche ausbreiten und eine gute Crew schneller verderben als Skorbut.“

[1] “Nevertheless, it would be dangerous to smile at this sailor yarn - over mermaids, sea feasts and all the rest - and to find it strange, because the fear of these things can spread like a plague and spoil a good crew faster than scurvy . "

[1] „Tatsächlich sahen der Autor und Ned sich nur ein Mal wieder, nachdem die Crew auseinandergegangen war, und auch da nur für kurze Zeit.“

[1] "In fact, the author and ned saw himself only once again after the crew had died, and only there for a short time"

[2] Beim Einstieg ins Flugzeug wird jeder Gast von der Crew begrüßt.

[2] When entering the plane, every guest is greeted by the crew

[3] Um zu gewinnen, muss die ganze Crew zusammenarbeiten.

[3] To win, the whole crew must work together

[4] Er ist der einzige Admiral aus seiner Crew.

[4] He is the only admiral from his crew



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