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Is it der, die oder das Polizist?


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

The word Polizist 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 Polizist?

How does the declension of Polizist 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 Polizist die Polizisten
Genitive des Polizisten der Polizisten
Dative dem Polizisten den Polizisten
Akkusative den Polizisten die Polizisten

What is the meaning of Polizist in German?

Polizist is defined as:

[1] Middle Minister

[1] Angehöriger der Polizei

How to use Polizist in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Polizist with translations in English.

[1] Die Polizisten verhafteten 21 gewalttätige Demonstranten.

[1] The police arrested 21 violent demonstrators

[1] Zu den bizarren Pointen der furchtbaren Terrorserie in Frankreich zählt aber auch die Tatsache, dass Muslime nicht nur Täter und Opfer, sondern auch Helden geworden sind. Am Mittwoch war es der Polizist Ahmed Merabet, ein 42-jähriger muslimischer Familienvater, den die terroristischen Kouachi-Brüder brutal ermordeten.

[1] One of the bizarre punch lines of the terrible terrorist series in France is the fact that Muslims not only became perpetrators and victims, but also heroes on Wednesday it was the police officer Ahmed Merabet, a 42-year-old Muslim family, which they Terrorist Kouachi brothers brutally murdered.

[1] „Im März 1954 treiben Aufständische 30 Polizisten zusammen, sperren sie in ein Haus und zünden es an.“

[1] "In March 1954, insurgents float 30 police officers, block them into a house and ignite it"

[1] „Einer der Polizisten schob sie heftig zur Seite, und sie bekam vor Angst weiche Knie.“

[1] "One of the police officers pushed her hard and she got soft knee with fear"

[1] „Ein junger Polizist eilte den Gang herunter.“

[1] "A young police officer hurried down the passage"

How do you pronounce Polizist?

Polizist (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Polizist

[1] Zwei Polizisten bei einer Geschwindigkeitskontrolle
[1] Zwei Polizisten bei einer Geschwindigkeitskontrolle

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