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Is it der, die oder das Fünfer?


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

The word Fünfer 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 Fünfer?

How does the declension of Fünfer 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 Fünfer die Fünfer
Genitive des Fünfers der Fünfer
Dative dem Fünfer den Fünfern
Akkusative den Fünfer die Fünfer

What is the meaning of Fünfer in German?

Fünfer has various definitions in German:

[1] colloquial, general: something with size, value, measure or number 5

[1] umgangssprachlich, allgemein: etwas mit Größe, Wert, Maß oder Nummer 5

[2] colloquially, especially: banknote or coin with the value of 5 currency units

[2] umgangssprachlich, speziell: Banknote oder Münze mit dem Wert von 5 Währungseinheiten

[3] Landscape: The school grade in Austria: "not sufficient" or in Germany: "poor" (5) oure in Switzerland: the school grade "good"

[3] landschaftlich: die Schulnote in Österreich: „nicht genügend“ beziehungsweise in Deutschland: „mangelhaft“ (5); in der Schweiz: die Schulnote „gut“

[4] colloquially: five correctly typed numbers in the lottery

[4] umgangssprachlich: fünf richtig getippte Zahlen im Lotto

[5] In Germany, however, colloquially, in general: the number 5 itself

[5] in Deutschland allerdings umgangssprachlich, allgemein: die Ziffer 5 selbst

[6] Football: Rectangular area directly in front of the goal

[6] Fußball: direkt vor dem Tor befindlicher, rechteckiger Bereich

[7] School system: Fifth classes of classes in fifth grade

[7] Schulwesen: fünfte Klassenstufe; Schüler in der fünften Klasse

[8] Group of five people/members

[8] Gruppe aus fünf Menschen/Mitgliedern

[9] Rare: game card with five eyes

[9] selten: Spielkarte mit fünf Augen

[10] (hit in the) ring of the target, which has a point value of 5

[10] (Treffer in den) Ring der Zielscheibe, der einen Punktwert von 5 hat

[11] Five meter high springboard or tower

[11] fünf Meter hohes Sprungbrett oder -turm

How to use Fünfer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fünfer with translations in English.

[1] Der Fünfer fährt in die Innenstadt.

[1] The five goes into the inner city

[2] Kannst du mir einen Fünfer leihen?

[2] Can you have a five -man

[2] „Ich ging zu Tohil und zog ihm die Brieftasche raus. Ein Fünfziger war drin, zwei Zwanziger, ein Fünfer und ein einzelner.“

[2] "I went to Tohil and pulled the wallet out of him a fifties, two twenties, a five and an individual."

[2] „Ein Groschen wäre schon gut, ein Groschen und ein Fünfer besser, am besten aber drei Münzen: ein Groschen, ein Fünfer und ein Zweipfennigstück.“

[2] "A penny would be good, a penny and a five better, but preferably three coins: a penny, a five and a two -way piece"

[3] „Zentralmatura: Mathe-Schulversuch bringt weniger Fünfer“

[3] "Central Matura: Math school attempt brings fewer five"

[4] Ich habe einen Fünfer getippt und dreitausend Euro gewonnen.

[4] I typed a five and won three thousand euros

[5] Hier steht ein Fünfer drauf.

[5] Here is a five on it



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