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Is it der, die oder das Umweltminister?


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

The word Umweltminister 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 Umweltminister?

How does the declension of Umweltminister 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 Umweltminister die Umweltminister
Genitive des Umweltministers der Umweltminister
Dative dem Umweltminister den Umweltministern
Akkusative den Umweltminister die Umweltminister

What is the meaning of Umweltminister in German?

Umweltminister is defined as:

[1] Head of a Ministry that deals with the problems that produces the burden on the environment through human action

[1] Leiter eines Ministeriums, das sich mit den Problemen befasst, die die Belastung der Umwelt durch menschliches Handeln hervorbringt

How to use Umweltminister in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Umweltminister with translations in English.

[1] „Klaus Töpfer, unvergessener Umweltminister im Kabinett Kohl, hält den neuen Kurs nicht für eine Rolle rückwärts.“

[1] "Klaus Töpfer, unforgettable environment minister in the Kohl cabinet, does not consider the new course to be rewarded" "

[1] „Man sollte als Politiker auch die Fähigkeit besitzen, Fehler einzuräumen und sich zu entschuldigen. Diese Prinzipien habe ich als Umweltminister immer einzuhalten versucht, und dasselbe versuche ich auch heute noch als Ministerpräsident.“

[1] "As a politician, you should also have the ability to grant mistakes and to apologize these principles I have always tried to comply with as an environment minister, and I still try the same today as a prime minister."

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Pictures or photos of Umweltminister

[1] Umweltminister Klaus Töpfer
[1] Umweltminister Klaus Töpfer

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