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Is it der, die oder das Schriftsteller?


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

The word Schriftsteller 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 Schriftsteller?

How does the declension of Schriftsteller 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 Schriftsteller die Schriftsteller
Genitive des Schriftstellers der Schriftsteller
Dative dem Schriftsteller den Schriftstellern
Akkusative den Schriftsteller die Schriftsteller

What is the meaning of Schriftsteller in German?

Schriftsteller is defined as:

[1] Person who sets their professional focus in writing their own literary texts

[1] Person, die im Verfassen eigener literarischer Texte ihren beruflichen Schwerpunkt setzt

How to use Schriftsteller in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Schriftsteller with translations in English.

[1] Ah, das Buch scheint von demselben Schriftsteller zu sein wie das andere.

[1] Ah, the book seems to be of the same writer as the other

[1] „Auf jeden Fall war das bestimmt nichts, was sich einer der berühmtesten Schriftsteller des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts kaufen würde.“

[1] "In any case, it was definitely nothing that one of the most famous writers of the twentieth century would buy"

[1] „Außerdem hatte ich ihm in einem meiner Briefe mitgeteilt, dass ich das Chemiestudium zwar zu Ende führen würde, aber dann lieber Schriftsteller werden wolle.“

[1] "In addition, I had told him in one of my letters that I would end the chemistry studies, but then would rather be a writer"

[1] „Den Schriftsteller Seume gäbe es nicht, wäre der Mensch Seume nicht immer auf dem Sprung gewesen.“

[1] "There would be no writer Seume if people would not always have been on the jump"

[1] „Ein Schriftsteller buhlt auf ebenso schmähliche Weise wie ein Politiker oder sonst ein Scharlatan um sein Publikum.“

[1] "A writer vouches in an equally shameful way as a politician or otherwise a charlatan around his audience"

[1] „Die maskilischen Schriftsteller jedoch griffen sowohl die reichen Oberhäupter des ‚Kahal‘, der jüdischen Gemeinde, wie auch die Wunderrabbis an.“

[1] "However, the mascilical writers grabbed both the rich upper heads of the 'Kahal', the Jewish community, as well as the miracle rabbis" "

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Pictures or photos of Schriftsteller

[1] ein Schriftsteller mit Büchern
[1] ein Schriftsteller mit Büchern

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