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Is it der, die oder das Fußballspieler?


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

The word Fußballspieler 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 Fußballspieler?

How does the declension of Fußballspieler 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 Fußballspieler die Fußballspieler
Genitive des Fußballspielers der Fußballspieler
Dative dem Fußballspieler den Fußballspielern
Akkusative den Fußballspieler die Fußballspieler

What is the meaning of Fußballspieler in German?

Fußballspieler is defined as:

[1] Someone who plays football

[1] jemand, der Fußball spielt

How to use Fußballspieler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fußballspieler with translations in English.

[1] Mein Sohn ist ein herausragender Fußballspieler.

[1] My son is an outstanding football player

[1] „Eine Weile war sie mit einem aus Bremen stammenden Fußballspieler verheiratet, der aber an einer Lungenentzündung gestorben war, die er sich beim Training in der Wintersaison zugezogen hatte.“

[1] "She was married to a football player from Bremen for a while, but who died of pneumonia that he had contracted during the training in the winter season"

[1] „Dem kommt entgegen, dass sich Fußballspieler, die ja immerhin im weltgrößten Show-Business auftreten, dem TV-Milliardenspiel Fußball, wichtig dünken und sich ihnen bei jeder sich nur bietenden Gelegenheit das Mikrofon eines Reporters entgegenstreckt.“

[1] "This is what football players, who at least appear in the world's largest show business, are important to the TV billion game football, and that the microphone of a reporter only extends to them on every opportunity"

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[1] ein Schweizer Fußballspieler
[1] ein Schweizer Fußballspieler

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