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Is it der, die oder das Kamerad?


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

The word Kamerad 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 Kamerad?

How does the declension of Kamerad 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 Kamerad die Kameraden
Genitive des Kameraden der Kameraden
Dative dem Kameraden den Kameraden
Akkusative den Kameraden die Kameraden

What is the meaning of Kamerad in German?

Kamerad has various definitions in German:

Originally: soldier with which the parlority of the parlor is generally: soldier in your own army

[1] ursprünglich: Soldat, mit dem man die Stube teilt; allgemein: Soldat in der eigenen Armee

[2] Person with whom you are connected in a certain way (sport, school, job, friendship or the like)

[2] Person, mit der man auf eine bestimmte Art (Sport, Schule, Beruf, Freundschaft oder Ähnliches) verbunden ist

How to use Kamerad in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Kamerad with translations in English.

[1] Ich hatt' einen Kameraden, einen bessern findst du nit. (Lied)

[1] I had a comrade, you find a better one.

[1] „Im Quartier saßen die Kameraden und rauchten und schwiegen.“

[1] "In the district the comrades were sitting and smoking and singing"

[2] Auf der Reise war er immer ein guter Kamerad.

[2] On the trip he was always a good comrade

[2] „Von der Odyssee, die die Kameraden der Schönheider Feuerwehr hinter sich haben, können viele Retter ein Lied singen.“

[2] "From the Odyssey who have the comrades of the Schönheid fire brigade behind them, many rescuers can sing a song"

[2] „Beim Extrembergsteigen vertraut der Kletterer den Kameraden seiner Seilschaft, die ihn sichern.“

[2] "When climbing extreme, the climber trusts the comrades of his rope team that secured him"

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