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Is it der, die oder das Drogenhandel?


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

The word Drogenhandel 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 Drogenhandel?

How does the declension of Drogenhandel 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 Drogenhandel
Genitive des Drogenhandels
Dative dem Drogenhandel
Akkusative den Drogenhandel

What is the meaning of Drogenhandel in German?

Drogenhandel is defined as:

[1] The illegal purchase and sale of narcotics

[1] der illegale Kauf und Verkauf von Betäubungsmitteln

How to use Drogenhandel in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Drogenhandel with translations in English.

[1] Drei Männer wurden wegen Verdachts auf Drogenhandel festgenommen.

[1] Three men were arrested for suspected drug trafficking

[1] „Dann wieder tauchen Zeltsiedlungen auf, Endstation der Gestrandeten des Drogenhandels aus Nord und Süd, vereint im binationalen Elend.“

[1] "Then tent settlements appear again, the end station of the stranded drug trade from north and south, united in the binational misery"

[1] „Lange Zeit hatte Mali als demokratischer Vorzeigestaat gegolten, niemandem fiel auf, dass die frühere Regierung den Drogenhandel im Norden nicht nur tolerierte, sondern kräftig von ihm profitierte.“

[1] "For a long time, Mali was considered a democratic showcase state, nobody noticed that the former government not only tolerated drug trafficking in the north, but also benefited vigorously from him"

[1] „Die Bordelle wurden über Nacht geschlossen und aller Drogenhandel verboten.“

[1] "The brothels were closed overnight and all drug trafficking was prohibited"

[1] „Zum Glück hatte keiner entdeckt, dass hinter dieser Fassade durch Lorenzo und seinen Onkel Drogenhandel betrieben wurde.“

Fortunately, "Nobody had discovered that behind this facade by Lorenzo and his uncle drug trade" was operated "

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