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Is it der, die oder das Gefährder?


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

The word Gefährder 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 Gefährder?

How does the declension of Gefährder 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 Gefährder die Gefährder
Genitive des Gefährders der Gefährder
Dative dem Gefährder den Gefährdern
Akkusative den Gefährder die Gefährder

What is the meaning of Gefährder in German?

Gefährder is defined as:

[1] Person who can become a danger to others who suspects that they are committed by a crime in Germany: “Personal, in whom certain facts justify the assumption that they are of considerable importance , in particular those within the meaning of Section 100a of the Code of Criminal Procedure (StPO).

[1] Person, die für andere zur Gefahr werden kann, bei der ein Verdacht besteht, dass sie eine Straftat begeht; bundesdeutsch amtlich: „Person, bei der bestimmte Tatsachen die Annahme rechtfertigen, dass sie politisch motivierte Straftaten von erheblicher Bedeutung, insbesondere solche im Sinne des § 100a der Strafprozessordnung (StPO), begehen wird“

How to use Gefährder in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gefährder with translations in English.

[1] „Eine elektronische Überwachung von Gefährdern ist allerdings umstritten.“

[1] "However, electronic monitoring of endangers is controversial"

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