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Is it der, die oder das Gönner?


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

The word Gönner 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 Gönner?

How does the declension of Gönner 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 Gönner die Gönner
Genitive des Gönners der Gönner
Dative dem Gönner den Gönnern
Akkusative den Gönner die Gönner

What is the meaning of Gönner in German?

Gönner is defined as:

[1] Wealthy, influential person who supports someone else (artist or institution) in his efforts with money

[1] wohlhabende, einflussreiche Person, die jemand anderen (Künstler oder Einrichtung) in seinen Bestrebungen mit Geld unterstützt

How to use Gönner in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gönner with translations in English.

[1] Der junge Künstler hat im Fürsten einen Gönner gefunden, der ihm ein gutes Auskommen ermöglicht.

[1] The young artist found a patron in the prince who gives him a good doom

[1] Jeden Monat steckt der Gönner ihr 40 000 Baht (rund 2150 Mark) zu - mehr, als ein thailändischer Professor verdient.

[1] Every month, the patron is closed to 40,000 baht (around 2150 marks) - more than a Thai professor Verdientience

[1] „Die Schnorrer, das heißt die Bettler, die auf Kosten reicher Gönner lebten, waren fester Bestandteil des durch die jüdische Religion geprägten Selbstverständnisses.“

[1] "The Schnorrer, that is, the beggars who lived at the expense of rich patrons were an integral part of the self -image shaped by the Jewish religion"

[1] „Wir saßen nebeneinander vor einem Tischchen, mit dem Rücken zur Tür, hinter der wir unsern Gönner schlafend wähnten.“

[1] "We sat next to each other in front of a table, with our back to the door, behind which we sleeping our patron" "

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