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Is it der, die oder das Gründer?


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

The word Gründer 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 Gründer?

How does the declension of Gründer 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 Gründer die Gründer
Genitive des Gründers der Gründer
Dative dem Gründer den Gründern
Akkusative den Gründer die Gründer

What is the meaning of Gründer in German?

Gründer is defined as:

[1] Someone who has created, founded or founded something (for example an organization, a publisher or a city, a start-up)

[1] jemand, der etwas (zum Beispiel eine Organisation, einen Verlag oder eine Stadt, ein Start-up) ins Leben ruft, gründet oder gegründet hat

How to use Gründer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gründer with translations in English.

[1] Der Verlag ist nach seinem Gründer Axel Springer benannt.

[1] The publisher is named after its founder Axel Springer

[1] „Eigenkapital der Gründer: Die Gründer sollten in der Lage sein, möglichst viel des Kapitalbedarfs selbst aufzubringen.“

[1] "Equity of the founders: The founders should be able to raise as much of the capital requirement as possible"

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