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Is it der, die oder das Großhändler?


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

The word Großhändler 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 Großhändler?

How does the declension of Großhändler 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 Großhändler die Großhändler
Genitive des Großhändlers der Großhändler
Dative dem Großhändler den Großhändlern
Akkusative den Großhändler die Großhändler

What is the meaning of Großhändler in German?

Großhändler is defined as:

[1] Person or company who operates wholesale, i.e. goods from producers and revolves, for example to retailers

[1] Person oder Firma, die Großhandel betreibt, also Waren von Produzenten bezieht und weitervertreibt, zum Beispiel an Einzelhändler

How to use Großhändler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Großhändler with translations in English.

[1] „Doch sicherheitshalber verkaufte er nicht an die Großhändler der unmittelbaren Umgebung, denn da war die Gefahr zu groß, dass mal einer hereinschneite und feststellte, dass auf Bosses Hof kein einziges Huhn seine Körner pickte.“

[1] "But to be on the safe side, he did not sell to the wholesalers of the immediate vicinity, because there was too great danger that one would slide in and found that there was no single chicken on Bosses Hof"

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