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Is it der, die oder das Passant?


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

The word Passant 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 Passant?

How does the declension of Passant 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 Passant die Passanten
Genitive des Passanten der Passanten
Dative dem Passanten den Passanten
Akkusative den Passanten die Passanten

What is the meaning of Passant in German?

Passant is defined as:

[1] Pedestrian maker someone who passes (randomly)

[1] Fußgänger; jemand der (zufällig) vorbeigeht

How to use Passant in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Passant with translations in English.

[1] In dieser Stadt traue ich mich nachts nicht allein auf die Straße; es werden hier wahllos Passanten zusammengeschlagen.

[1] In this city, I don't dare to go to the backgrounds alone at night.

[1] Zum Glück hatte ein Passant den Unfallhergang beobachtet.

Fortunately, a passerby had observed the course of the accident

[1] „An einem Tisch sitzen zwei Paare und blicken auf die Passanten.“

[1] "There are two pairs at a table and look at the Passantä" "

[1] „Junge Palästinenser stachen mit Messern auf Passanten ein, entführten Siedler oder versuchten, sie mit Autos zu überfahren.“

[1] "Young Palestinians stabbed with knives on passers -by, kidnapped settlers or tried to run them over to cars"

[1] „Sie wandte sich an Passanten.“

[1] "She turned to Passantene"

[1] „Schließlich reihte er sich in den Strom der Passanten ein, die sich nach Norden in Richtung Bahnhof bewegten.“

[1] "After all, he joined the stream of the passers -by who north towards the Mobilie station train station"

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