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Is it der, die oder das Flugkopfball?


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

The word Flugkopfball 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 Flugkopfball?

How does the declension of Flugkopfball 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 Flugkopfball die Flugkopfbälle
Genitive des Flugkopfballs des Flugkopfballes der Flugkopfbälle
Dative dem Flugkopfball den Flugkopfbällen
Akkusative den Flugkopfball die Flugkopfbälle

What is the meaning of Flugkopfball in German?

Flugkopfball is defined as:

[1] Sport, football: ball that is played with his head during a jump forward in flight

[1] Sport, Fußball: Ball, der während eines Sprungs nach vorne im Flug mit den Kopf gespielt wird

How to use Flugkopfball in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Flugkopfball with translations in English.

[1] „Abgehoben, auf die schönste Art, die der Fußball bereit hält: Robin van Persie erzielt per Flugkopfball das 1:1 gegen Spanien – der Anfang vom Ende für den Titelverteidiger.“

[1] "Lifted up, in the most beautiful way that football has: Robin van Persie scores the 1-1 against Spain by flying ball - the beginning of the end for the defending champion"

[1] „Mit einem spektakulären Flugkopfball nach präziser Flanke von Gotoku Sakai schloss Ibisevic eine glänzende Kombination perfekt ab.“

[1] "With a spectacular flying ball after a precise flank from Gotoku Sakai, Ibisevic closed a shiny combination perfectly"

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