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Is it der, die oder das Fundamentalist?


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

The word Fundamentalist 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 Fundamentalist?

How does the declension of Fundamentalist 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 Fundamentalist die Fundamentalisten
Genitive des Fundamentalisten der Fundamentalisten
Dative dem Fundamentalisten den Fundamentalisten
Akkusative den Fundamentalisten die Fundamentalisten

What is the meaning of Fundamentalist in German?

Fundamentalist is defined as:

[1] In intellectual or social, especially political or religious currents: person who represents a little pragmatic attitude that is based on non -questionable basic truths

[1] in geistigen oder sozialen, insbesondere politischen oder religiösen Strömungen: Person, die vergleichsweise kompromisslos eine wenig pragmatische Haltung vertritt, die auf nicht hinterfragbaren Grundwahrheiten beruht

How to use Fundamentalist in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fundamentalist with translations in English.

[1] „In den Vereinigten Staaten, die schon immer für extremistische und apokalyptische Schwärmerei empfänglich waren, taten sich die christlichen Fundamentalisten in der NewRightBewegung zusammen.“

[1] "In the United States, which have always been receptive to extremist and apocalyptic enthusiasm, the Christian fundamentalists in the Newright movement together"

[1] „Islamische Fundamentalisten haben im Norden Malis ein zum Unesco-Weltkulturerbe zählendes Bauwerk zerstört.“

[1] "Islamic fundamentalists have destroyed a building that belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Malis"

[1] „Im Hinblick auf die wachsende Stimmung von Angst und Misstrauen, in der die Begriffe ‚Fundamentalist‘ und ‚Terrorist‘ so gut wie austauschbar wurden, erklärte Präsident George W. Bush einen ‚Krieg gegen den Terror‘.“

[1] "With regard to the growing mood of fear and distrust, in which the terms 'fundamentalist' and 'terrorist' became virtually interchangeable, President George Wäth explained a 'war against terror'."

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