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Is it der, die oder das Gladiator?


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

The word Gladiator 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 Gladiator?

How does the declension of Gladiator 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 Gladiator die Gladiatoren
Genitive des Gladiators der Gladiatoren
Dative dem Gladiator den Gladiatoren
Akkusative den Gladiator die Gladiatoren

What is the meaning of Gladiator in German?

Gladiator is defined as:

[1] Antiquity: Show fighter in ancient Rome

[1] Antike: Schaukämpfer im antiken Rom

How to use Gladiator in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gladiator with translations in English.

[1] Die Gladiatoren kämpften um Leben und Tod.

[1] The gladiators fought for life and death

[1] „Der Kleine blickt kurz auf, bedankt sich und reißt einem Gladiator den Arm aus.“

[1] "He looks up briefly, thanks and tears a gladiator off his arm"

[1] „Langsam fuhren wir an den muskelbepackten Gladiatoren vorbei.“

[1] "Slowly we drove past the muscle -packed gladiators"

[1] „Bei diesen Worten lasse ich sie mich beschimpfen, soviel sie will, halte sie im Rücken fest und trage den vollständigsten Sieg davon, den jemals ein gewandter Gladiator davongetragen hat.“

[1] "In these words, I let her insult as much as she wants, hold her in her back and have the most complete victory that a torture gladiator has ever carried away"

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Pictures or photos of Gladiator

[1] Gladiatoren bei einem Schaukampf
[1] Gladiatoren bei einem Schaukampf

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