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Is it der, die oder das Grafiker?

DER

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

The word Grafiker 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 Grafiker?

How does the declension of Grafiker 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 Grafiker die Grafiker
Genitive des Grafikers der Grafiker
Dative dem Grafiker den Grafikern
Akkusative den Grafiker die Grafiker

What is the meaning of Grafiker in German?

Grafiker is defined as:

[1] Designed artistic or commercial visual representations

[1] Gestalter künstlerischer oder kommerzieller bildlicher Darstellungen

How to use Grafiker in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grafiker with translations in English.

[1] „Der ‚Vater‘ der Mainzelmännchen, der Grafiker Wolf Gerlach, ist tot.“

[1] "The 'father' of the Mainzelmännchen, the graphic artist Wolf Gerlach, is Tote"

[1] „Das Lamento zieht sich durch die gesamte Korrespondenz des Künstlers: Dürer, der Unternehmer, kann sich Dürer, den Maler, nicht leisten, weil Dürer, der Grafiker, darunter leidet.“

[1] "The Lamento runs through the entire correspondence of the artist: Dürer, the entrepreneur, Dürer, the painter, cannot afford because Dürer, the graphic artist, including"

[1] „Der Marketingchef, der einen Grafiker mit einer Firmenjubiläumsbroschüre beauftragt, erwartet dann etwa nicht nur gestalterische Arbeit, sondern überlässt es dem armen Grafiker auch, sich zu überlegen, welche Fotos für die Broschüre wichtig sind und welche Gesamtdarstellung man erreichen möchte.“

[1] "The head of the marketing, who commissioned a graphic artist with a company anniversary brochure, then not only expects design work, but also leaves the poor graphic artist to think about which photos are important for the brochure and what overall presentation you want to achieve"

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