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Is it der, die oder das Hauptsponsor?


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

The word Hauptsponsor 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 Hauptsponsor?

How does the declension of Hauptsponsor 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 Hauptsponsor die Hauptsponsoren
Genitive des Hauptsponsors der Hauptsponsoren
Dative dem Hauptsponsor den Hauptsponsoren
Akkusative den Hauptsponsor die Hauptsponsoren

What is the meaning of Hauptsponsor in German?

Hauptsponsor is defined as:

[1] Sponsor who largely finances one thing

[1] Sponsor, der eine Sache zum großen Teil finanziert

How to use Hauptsponsor in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hauptsponsor with translations in English.

[1] „Ende dieser Saison verliert McLaren seinen Hauptsponsor, einen Mobilfunkkonzern, das reißt eine Lücke von etwa 50 Millionen Euro.“

[1] "At the end of this season, McLaren loses his main sponsor, a mobile phone group, that tears a gap of about 50 million euros" "

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