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Is it der, die oder das Fußgängerin?


The correct article in German of Fußgängerin is die. So it is die Fußgängerin! (nominative case)

The word Fußgängerin is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Fußgängerin?

How does the declension of Fußgängerin 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 die Fußgängerin die Fußgängerinnen
Genitive der Fußgängerin der Fußgängerinnen
Dative der Fußgängerin den Fußgängerinnen
Akkusative die Fußgängerin die Fußgängerinnen

What is the meaning of Fußgängerin in German?

Fußgängerin is defined as:

[1] Female person who is on foot

[1] weibliche Person, die zu Fuß unterwegs ist

How to use Fußgängerin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fußgängerin with translations in English.

[1] Die Fußgängerin lief die Straße bis zur Kreuzung entlang.

[1] The pedestrian ran the road along the intersection

[1] „Die Fahrerin hätte jedoch auf Grund des außergewöhnlichen Verhaltens der Fußgängerin ihre Geschwindigkeit reduzieren und bremsbereit sein müssen.“

[1] "However, due to the extraordinary behavior of the pedestrian, the driver should have reduced her speed and must be ready to brake"

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