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Is it der, die oder das Freiberufler?


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

The word Freiberufler 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 Freiberufler?

How does the declension of Freiberufler 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 Freiberufler die Freiberufler
Genitive des Freiberuflers der Freiberufler
Dative dem Freiberufler den Freiberuflern
Akkusative den Freiberufler die Freiberufler

What is the meaning of Freiberufler in German?

Freiberufler is defined as:

[1] Working person in a free profession

[1] in einem freien Beruf tätige Person

How to use Freiberufler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Freiberufler with translations in English.

[1] Ein Freiberufler ist jemand, der durch besondere berufliche Qualifikation oder schöpferische Begabung persönlich, eigenverantwortlich und fachlich unabhängig Dienstleistungen höherer Art erbringt.

[1] A freelancer is someone who, through special professional qualifications or creative talent, provides personally, independently and professionally independent services of a higher kind

[1] Im Vordergrund steht die Person des Freiberuflers, der regelmäßig wesentliche Teile der Gesamtleistung selbst erbringt.

[1] The focus is on the person of the freelancer, who regularly provides essential parts of the overall performance itself

[1] Unter welchen Bedingungen arbeiten freie Journalisten? In seiner Journalisten-Befragung kommt Meyen zu dem Ergebnis, dass der „typische“ Freiberufler als „echter“ Freier und nicht als Pauschalist oder als fester Freier tätig ist.

[1] Under what conditions work free journalists in his journalist survey, Meyen comes to the conclusion that the "typical" freelancer is a "real" freelance and not as a flat-rateist or as a firm freelance

[1] „Meist funktioniert dies auch - doch wie bei allen Freiberuflern ist ihr Einkommen häufigen Schwankungen ausgesetzt.“

[1] "This usually works - but as with all freelancers, their income is exposed to frequent fluctuations"

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