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Is it der, die oder das Fahrer?


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

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

For some vehicles, especially aircraft, the designation is not used . (See also: Pilot)

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 Fahrer?

How does the declension of Fahrer 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 Fahrer die Fahrer
Genitive des Fahrers der Fahrer
Dative dem Fahrer den Fahrern
Akkusative den Fahrer die Fahrer

What is the meaning of Fahrer in German?

Fahrer has various definitions in German:

[1] Person who controls, steers, operates or drives a vehicle

[1] Person, die ein Fahrzeug steuert, lenkt, bedient oder fährt

[2] Person who controls, drives, operates or drives a vehicle as a professional activity

[2] Person, die als berufliche Tätigkeit ein Fahrzeug steuert, lenkt, bedient oder fährt

How to use Fahrer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fahrer with translations in English.

[1] Der Fahrer des Wagens mit dem Kennzeichen … wird gebeten, sein Fahrzeug zu entfernen; es blockiert die Zufahrt.

[1] The driver of the car with the license plate ... is asked to remove his vehicle; it blocks the driveway.

[1] „Dabei sieht Hackenberg das autonome Fahren vornehmlich als Hilfsangebot, um den Fahrer vor folgenreichen Fehlern zu schützen.“[1]

[1] "Hackenberg sees autonomous driving primarily as an offer of help to protect the driver from serious mistakes ." [1]

[2] Er jobbt zur Zeit als Fahrer bei einem Kurierdienst.

[2] He is currently working as a driver for a courier service .

[2] „Die Fahrer daneben rauchten, warteten geduldig auf die wie üblich schleppende Abfertigung.“[2]

[2] "The drivers next to it smoked, waited patiently for the usual sluggish clearance ." [2]

How do you pronounce Fahrer?

Fahrer (Österreich)

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