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Is it der, die oder das Grüner?


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

The word Grüner 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 Grüner?

How does the declension of Grüner work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Grüner Grüne
Genitive Grünen Grüner
Dative Grünem Grünen
Akkusative Grünen Grüne
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Grüne die Grünen
Genitiv des Grünen der Grünen
Dativ dem Grünen den Grünen
Akkusativ den Grünen die Grünen
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Grüner keine Grünen
Genitiv eines Grünen keiner Grünen
Dativ einem Grünen keinen Grünen
Akkusativ einen Grünen keine Grünen

What is the meaning of Grüner in German?

Grüner has various definitions in German:

[1] colloquially: policeman

[1] umgangssprachlich: Polizist

[2] Member, supporter or relative of a party that occurs particularly for ecological issues or environmental protection

[2] Mitglied, Anhänger oder Angehöriger einer Partei, die besonders für ökologische Belange oder Umweltschutz eintritt

[3] Member or supporter of the Bündnis 90/The Greens party

[3] Mitglied oder Anhänger der Partei Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

How to use Grüner in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Grüner with translations in English.



[3] Mein Nachbar ist ein Grüner, er kandidiert aber nicht zur Kommunalwahl.

[3] My neighbor is a greener, but he does not run for the municipal election

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