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Is it der, die oder das Diabetiker?


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

The word Diabetiker 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 Diabetiker?

How does the declension of Diabetiker 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 Diabetiker die Diabetiker
Genitive des Diabetikers der Diabetiker
Dative dem Diabetiker den Diabetikern
Akkusative den Diabetiker die Diabetiker

What is the meaning of Diabetiker in German?

Diabetiker is defined as:

[1] Personal person who suffers from diabetes mellitus

[1] Person, die zuckerkrank ist; Person, die an Diabetes mellitus leidet

How to use Diabetiker in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Diabetiker with translations in English.

[1] Als Diabetiker muss er sich Insulin spritzen.

[1] As a diabetics, he has to inject insulin

[1] „Je früher hier entgegengesteuert wird, desto geringer ist die Gefahr, dass das Kind mit einer Insulinresistenz auf die Welt kommt und im Laufe seines Lebens selbst zum Diabetiker wird.“

[1] "The earlier is controlled here, the lower the risk that the child will be born with insulin resistance and, in the course of his life, becomes a diabetic" "

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