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Is it der, die oder das Drogenabhängiger?


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

The word Drogenabhängiger is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Drogenabhängiger?

How does the declension of Drogenabhängiger work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Drogenabhängiger Drogenabhängige
Genitive Drogenabhängigen Drogenabhängiger
Dative Drogenabhängigem Drogenabhängigen
Akkusative Drogenabhängigen Drogenabhängige
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Drogenabhängige die Drogenabhängigen
Genitiv des Drogenabhängigen der Drogenabhängigen
Dativ dem Drogenabhängigen den Drogenabhängigen
Akkusativ den Drogenabhängigen die Drogenabhängigen
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Drogenabhängiger keine Drogenabhängigen
Genitiv eines Drogenabhängigen keiner Drogenabhängigen
Dativ einem Drogenabhängigen keinen Drogenabhängigen
Akkusativ einen Drogenabhängigen keine Drogenabhängigen

What is the meaning of Drogenabhängiger in German?

Drogenabhängiger is defined as:

[1] Man who depends on drugs

[1] Mensch, der abhängig von Drogen ist

How to use Drogenabhängiger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Drogenabhängiger with translations in English.

[1] Um den Bahnhof herum leben viele Drogenabhängige.

[1] Many drug addicts live around the train station

[1] „Ursprünglich wurde das Konzept der Recovery in der Therapie Drogenabhängiger angewendet.“

[1] "Originally, the concept of recovery was used in the therapy of drug addicts"

[1] „In der Konsequenz hieß das, dass Drogenabhängige lediglich eine Akutbehandlung im Sinne der Notfallmedizin erhielten.“

[1] In consequence, this meant that drug addicts only received acute treatment in the sense of emergency medicine "

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