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Is it der, die oder das Dichter?


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

The word Dichter 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 Dichter?

How does the declension of Dichter 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 Dichter die Dichter
Genitive des Dichters der Dichter
Dative dem Dichter den Dichtern
Akkusative den Dichter die Dichter

What is the meaning of Dichter in German?

Dichter is defined as:

[1] Author of a linguistically artistic work

[1] Verfasser eines sprachlich kunstvollen Werkes

How to use Dichter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dichter with translations in English.

[1] Einer der größten deutschen Dichter ist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

[1] One of the greatest German poets is Johann Wolfgang von GoetheÄ

[1] „Ja, das Schreiben und das Lesen

[1] “Yes, writing and reading

ist nie mein Sach’ gewesen,

Did never have been my fact

denn schon von Kindesbeinen

Because already from childhood legs

befasst ich mich mit Schweinen;

I deal with pig people

auch war ich nie ein Dichter

I was never a poet either

Potzdonnerwetter Paraplui,

Potzdonner weather paraplui,

nur immer Schweinezüchter,

just always pig breeders,

poetisch war ich nie!“

I was never poetic "

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