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Is it der, die oder das Fußgänger?


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

The word Fußgänger 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 Fußgänger?

How does the declension of Fußgänger 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 Fußgänger die Fußgänger
Genitive des Fußgängers der Fußgänger
Dative dem Fußgänger den Fußgängern
Akkusative den Fußgänger die Fußgänger

What is the meaning of Fußgänger in German?

Fußgänger is defined as:

[1] Person who travels on foot

[1] Person, die zu Fuß unterwegs ist

How to use Fußgänger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fußgänger with translations in English.

[1] Vor einer Woche hätte ich beinahe einen Fußgänger angefahren.

[1] A week ago I almost hit a pedestrian .

[1] Die Fußgänger halten vor dem Zebrastreifen.

[1] The pedestrians stop in front of the zebra crossing.

[1] „Eine Autodroschke fährt die Invalidenstraße hinauf, schiebt sich langsam durch eine Wirrnis von Fußgängern und Elektrischen, erreicht den freieren Platz vor dem Bahnhof und eilt, wie erlöst hupend, über die Auffahrt am Stettiner Bahnhof.“[2]

[1] "A car hitch drives up Invalidenstrasse, slowly pushes its way through a tangle of pedestrians and electricians, reaches the freer space in front of the train station and hurries across the driveway at Szczecin train station, honking its horn as if relieved." [2]

[1] „Fußgänger waren nur wenige unterwegs.“[3]

[1] "Only a few pedestrians were on the move." [3]

[1] „Ich bin sowohl Automobilist als auch Fußgänger und entschlossen, mich genau an die Höchstgeschwindigkeit von 50 Stundenkilometern zu halten.“[4]

[1] "I am a motorist as well as a pedestrian and determined to stick to the top speed of 50 kilometers per hour ." [4]

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Pictures or photos of Fußgänger

[1] Fußgänger in Montréal
[1] Fußgänger in Montréal

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