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Is it der, die oder das Justizminister?


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

The word Justizminister is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Justizminister?

How does the declension of Justizminister 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 Justizminister die Justizminister
Genitive des Justizministers der Justizminister
Dative dem Justizminister den Justizministern
Akkusative den Justizminister die Justizminister

What is the meaning of Justizminister in German?

Justizminister is defined as:

[1] Head of the Ministry of Justice

[1] Leiter des Justizministeriums

How to use Justizminister in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Justizminister with translations in English.

[1] „Gegen den hessischen Justizminister Jürgen Banzer liegt eine Strafanzeige wegen des Besitzes von Kinderpornografie vor.“

[1] "A criminal complaint is available against the Hessian Minister of Justice Jürgen Banzer because of the possession of child pornography"

[1] „Trump hetzt gegen Justizminister Jeff Sessions, einen bislang treuen Vasallen und beinharten Konservativen, nur weil der getan hat, was Recht und Gesetz von ihm verlangen: Trump sieht gerade in der Rechtstreue seines Justizministers den Verrat.“

[1] "Trump is rushing against Justice Minister Jeff Sessions, a previously loyal vassal and tough conservatives just because he has done what the right and law require: Trump sees the betrayal in the legal loyalty of his Justice" "

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