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Is it der, die oder das Sportverein?


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

The word Sportverein 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 Sportverein?

How does the declension of Sportverein 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 Sportverein die Sportvereine
Genitive des Sportvereines des Sportvereins der Sportvereine
Dative dem Sportverein dem Sportvereine den Sportvereinen
Akkusative den Sportverein die Sportvereine

What is the meaning of Sportverein in German?

Sportverein has various definitions in German:

[1] Connection of people to promote physical activity

[1] Zusammenschluss von Menschen zur Förderung der körperlichen Betätigung

[2] Name part of many sports clubs

[2] Namensteil vieler Sportvereine

How to use Sportverein in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Sportverein with translations in English.

[1] Unser Sportverein bietet 12 verschiedene Sparten der sportlichen Betätigung.

[1] Our sports club offers 12 different sectors of sporting activities

[1] „Zwar mischt sich, etwa mit der ungarischen Schachspielerin Judith Polgar oder Ex-Schwimmvizeweltmeister Maxim Podoprigora, vereinzelt Prominenz unter die Teilnehmer – die überwiegende Mehrheit sind jedoch Hobbysportler, die von jüdischen Sportvereinen in der ganzen Welt entsandt werden (am größten ist die britische Mannschaft, gefolgt von der deutschen und der österreichischen), ein Teilnehmer kommt aus Guinea-Bissau, ein anderer aus Gibraltar.“[1]

[1] "Although, for example, with the Hungarian chess player Judith Polgar or ex-swimming vice world champion Maxim Podoprigora, occasional prominence among the participants - but the vast majority are hobby sports enthusiasts sent by Jewish sports clubs around the world (greatest is the largest British team, followed by the Germans and the Austrian), a participant comes from Guinea-Bissau, another from Gibraltar. "[1]

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Pictures or photos of Sportverein

[1] Fans eines Sportvereins
[1] Fans eines Sportvereins

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