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Is it der, die oder das Dreikampf?


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

The word Dreikampf 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 Dreikampf?

How does the declension of Dreikampf 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 Dreikampf die Dreikämpfe
Genitive des Dreikampfes des Dreikampfs der Dreikämpfe
Dative dem Dreikampf dem Dreikampfe den Dreikämpfen
Akkusative den Dreikampf die Dreikämpfe

What is the meaning of Dreikampf in German?

Dreikampf has various definitions in German:

[1] Sport: Competition that consists of three individual competitions from which an overall ranking is formed

[1] Sport: Wettkampf, der aus drei Einzelwettbewerben besteht, aus denen eine Gesamtwertung gebildet wird

[2] Sport: competition between exactly three participants

[2] Sport: Wettkampf zwischen genau drei Teilnehmern

How to use Dreikampf in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dreikampf with translations in English.

[1] Der Dreikampf setzt sich aus einem Laufbewerb, einem Sprungbewerb und einem Wurfbewerb zusammen.

[1] The three -way fight is made up of a running competition, a jump competition and a throwing competition

[2] Karl, Jürgen und Gerhard trugen einen Dreikampf im Rudern aus.

[2] Karl, Jürgen and Gerhard carried a three -way battle in rowing

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