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Is it der, die oder das Existenzgründer?


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

The word Existenzgründer 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 Existenzgründer?

How does the declension of Existenzgründer 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 Existenzgründer die Existenzgründer
Genitive des Existenzgründers der Existenzgründer
Dative dem Existenzgründer den Existenzgründern
Akkusative den Existenzgründer die Existenzgründer

What is the meaning of Existenzgründer in German?

Existenzgründer is defined as:

[1] Someone who has founded an existence

[1] jemand, der sich eine Existenz gegründet hat; selbstständig gemacht hat

How to use Existenzgründer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Existenzgründer with translations in English.

[1] „Existenzgründer können ihre Anträge für öffentliche Fördermittel bei der Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) oder der Deutschen Ausgleichsbank nicht selbst einreichen, sondern müssen auch die Finanzierung mit öffentlichen Geldern über ihre Hausbank laufen lassen.“

[1] "Founders for the existence cannot submit their applications for public funding at the Credit Anstalt for Reconstruction (KfW) or the German compensation bank themselves, but also have to run the financing with public funds through their house bank"

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