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Is it der, die oder das Großstädter?


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

The word Großstädter 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 Großstädter?

How does the declension of Großstädter 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 Großstädter die Großstädter
Genitive des Großstädters der Großstädter
Dative dem Großstädter den Großstädtern
Akkusative den Großstädter die Großstädter

What is the meaning of Großstädter in German?

Großstädter is defined as:

[1] Person who lives in a big city

[1] Person, die in einer Großstadt lebt

How to use Großstädter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Großstädter with translations in English.

[1] „Zu den Begabungen deutscher Großstädter zählt ja ihr nostalgisches Talent, dem Grundlärm um sie herum eine Art Melodie der Stadt abzugewinnen.“

[1] "One of the talents of German city dwellers is their nostalgic talent, the basic noise around them has a kind of melody from the city" to be gained "

[1] „Oder sie haben bessere Augen und Ohren als Großstädter und können durch Wände hören und sehen.“

[1] "Or you have better eyes and ears than a city and can hear through walls and see"

[1] „Wer da glaubt, als Großstädter komme man in den Genuss einer vollendeten Zivilisation, der irrt sich.“

[1] "Anyone who believes that as a major city you can enjoy a perfect civilization, you are wrong"

[1] „Was für Großstädter mit Aussteigerphantasien wie ein Paradies klingt, muss in Wahrheit ein Albtraum gewesen sein.“

[1] "What sounds like a paradise for culprit fantasies must be a nightmare in truth"

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