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Is it der, die oder das Dozent?


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

The word Dozent 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 Dozent?

How does the declension of Dozent 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 Dozent die Dozenten
Genitive des Dozenten der Dozenten
Dative dem Dozenten den Dozenten
Akkusative den Dozenten die Dozenten

What is the meaning of Dozent in German?

Dozent is defined as:

[1] A person who works in teaching

[1] eine Person, die in der Lehre tätig ist

How to use Dozent in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dozent with translations in English.

[1] Die Lehrtätigkeit des Dozenten bzw. der Dozentin erstreckt sich hauptsächlich auf Vorlesungen und Seminare.

[1] The teaching activity of the lecturer or the lecturer mainly extends to lectures and seminars.

[1] „Betreut wurde die Arbeit von einem Doktorvater, der seine Laufbahn als Dozent an den Pädagogischen Hochschulen in Braunschweig und Neuss begonnen hatte - jeweils Einrichtungen, die kein Promotionsrecht hatten.“

[1] "The work was supervised by a doctor who had started his career as a lecturer at the universities of teacher in Braunschweig and Neuss - facilities that had no right to get a doctorate"

[1] „Ihrer Ansicht nach war der Mann ein hervorragender Dozent gewesen.“

[1] "In her view, the man had been an excellent lecturer"

[1] „Ich wurde Lehrer an einer kleinen Schule in Malawi und danach Dozent an der Universität Makere in Uganda.“

[1] "I became a teacher at a small school in Malawi and then a lecturer at the Makere University in Ugandae"

[1] „Gib deinem Dozenten die Hausarbeit, geh nach Hause und leg dich schlafen.“

[1] "Give your lecturer their homework, go home and put yourself sleep"

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Pictures or photos of Dozent

[1] Dozent vor dem Tafelbild
[1] Dozent vor dem Tafelbild

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