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Is it der, die oder das Fußballprofi?


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

The word Fußballprofi 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 Fußballprofi?

How does the declension of Fußballprofi 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 Fußballprofi die Fußballprofis
Genitive des Fußballprofis der Fußballprofis
Dative dem Fußballprofi den Fußballprofis
Akkusative den Fußballprofi die Fußballprofis

What is the meaning of Fußballprofi in German?

Fußballprofi is defined as:

[1] person who plays football professionally/at a high level

[1] Person, die Fußball beruflich/auf hohem Niveau spielt

How to use Fußballprofi in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fußballprofi with translations in English.

[1] Wenn ich groß bin, will ich gerne Fußballprofi sein.

[1] When I'm big, I would like to be a football professional

[1] „In den letzten Jahren sind die Ablösesummen sowie Gehälter von Fußballprofis in den europäischen Fußballligen extrem gestiegen.“

[1] "In recent years, the transfer sums and salaries of football professionals in the European football leagues have been extremely increased"

[1] „Wenn wir die außergewöhnliche Körperbeherrschung eines Fußballprofis, eines Profi-Tänzers oder eines erfahrenen Handwerkers sehen, so ist ihr Einssein mit dem eigenen Körper eine zutiefst magische Qualität.“

[1] "If we see the extraordinary body control of a football professional, a professional dancer or an experienced craftsman, your own body is a deeply magical quality"

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