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Is it der, die oder das Erzähler?


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

The word Erzähler 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 Erzähler?

How does the declension of Erzähler 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 Erzähler die Erzähler
Genitive des Erzählers der Erzähler
Dative dem Erzähler den Erzählern
Akkusative den Erzähler die Erzähler

What is the meaning of Erzähler in German?

Erzähler has various definitions in German:

[1] person who tells something

[1] Person, die etwas erzählt

[2] Author of a story

[2] Verfasser einer Erzählung

[3] Literature: Abstract instance in an epic work, from the perspective of which is told

[3] Literaturwissenschaft: abstrakte Instanz in einem epischen Werk, aus deren Sichtweise erzählt wird

How to use Erzähler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erzähler with translations in English.

[1] „Er glänzte bei geselligen Anlässen gerne mit haarsträubenden Anekdoten und hatte schon bald den Ruf weg, ein vorzüglicher Erzähler und großartiger Spaßvogel zu sein.“

[1] "On social occasions, he liked to shine with hair -raising anecdotes and soon had the call to be an excellent narrator and great joker to be"

[1] „Kein Wort wird in Benin zu dieser Zeit niedergeschrieben, alles mündlich aufbewahrt, fortgetragen von Erzähler zu Erzähler, umgeformt über Generationen.“

[1] "No word is written down in Benin at this time, everything is kept orally, continued from narrator to narrator, converted over generations"

[1] „Und dann wandte er sich wieder dem Erzähler zu und lachte abermals.“

[1] "And then he turned back to the narrator and laughed"

[2] „Der sprachgewandte Erzähler aus langobardischem Dienstadel wurde etwa 160 Jahre nach diesem Ereignis geboren - um 725, wahrscheinlich in Forum Iulii; jedenfalls wuchs er hier auf.“

[2] "The language -faced narrator from Langobardian service was born about 160 years after this event - around 725, probably in Forum iuliieäien he grew up here"



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