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Is it der, die oder das Gymnasiallehrer?


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

The word Gymnasiallehrer 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 Gymnasiallehrer?

How does the declension of Gymnasiallehrer 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 Gymnasiallehrer die Gymnasiallehrer
Genitive des Gymnasiallehrers der Gymnasiallehrer
Dative dem Gymnasiallehrer den Gymnasiallehrern
Akkusative den Gymnasiallehrer die Gymnasiallehrer

What is the meaning of Gymnasiallehrer in German?

Gymnasiallehrer is defined as:

[1] Teacher who taught at a high school

[1] Lehrer, der an einem Gymnasium unterrichtet

How to use Gymnasiallehrer in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gymnasiallehrer with translations in English.

[1] Im Gymnasium hatte ich viele nette Gymnasiallehrer.

[1] I had a lot of nice high school teachers in the high school

[1] „Auf die rigide gegliederte Gesellschaft des Kaiserreichs musste die Verbindung ohnehin brüskierend wirken: Ernst Georg Jünger, Sohn eines Hannoveraner Gymnsiallehrers, entstammt dem Bildungsbürgertum, Lilys Vater ist Fabrikarbeiter, ihre Mutter Bäuerin.“

[1] "The connection had to be snubbering on the rigid society of the Empire: Ernst Georg Jünger, son of a Hanoverian gym teacher, comes from the education bourgeoisie, Lily's father is a factory worker, her mother farmer"

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