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Is it der, die oder das Verwandter?


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

The word Verwandter 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 Verwandter?

How does the declension of Verwandter work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Verwandter Verwandte
Genitive Verwandten Verwandter
Dative Verwandtem Verwandten
Akkusative Verwandten Verwandte
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Verwandte die Verwandten
Genitiv des Verwandten der Verwandten
Dativ dem Verwandten den Verwandten
Akkusativ den Verwandten die Verwandten
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Verwandter keine Verwandten
Genitiv eines Verwandten keiner Verwandten
Dativ einem Verwandten keinen Verwandten
Akkusativ einen Verwandten keine Verwandten

What is the meaning of Verwandter in German?

Verwandter is defined as:

[1] person who belongs to a family due to descent or law

[1] Person, die aufgrund von Abstammung oder Gesetz zu einer Familie gehört

How to use Verwandter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Verwandter with translations in English.

[1] Ich habe keinen lebenden Verwandten mehr.

[1] I have no living relative more

[1] Ist das dein Verwandter? Ich frage, weil er genauso aussieht, wie dein Bruder.

[1] Is that your relative I ask because it looks the same as your brother

[1] Sind diese ganzen Leute deine Verwandten?

[1] Are all these people your relatives

[1] Zur Hochzeit waren nur die allernächsten Verwandten eingeladen.

[1] For the wedding, only the very most relatives were invited

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