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Gender-neutral, yes (the es). Gender-neutral in the sense of either female or male, no (unfortunately). And even if there was one, the problem would survive in the nature of German nouns: In English, "detective" can be used for both genders, while in the German singular one must choose between Detektiv and Detektivin (inferring gender). However, some still ...


Is this a game like Mafia or Werewolf where players eliminate each other? In that case I'd go with "Er oder sie war Detektiv", or you could use tha player's name if you have that: "{Name} war Detektiv." If gender is not important, you could avoid the problem by writing "Hier liegt ein Detektiv (oder eine Detektivin)". You could also write "Das war ein ...


What you are referring to is third person, not first person. The first person is 'I' or 'we' (German ich or wir). Also, what do you mean by 'requirement'? Ahem There is no such thing in German (if you are talking about persons), and not really in English. You would use er, just the same as English uses 'he'. Er in German encompasses persons of ...


This gender-usage can be observed in other languages like Latin and Spanish. When referring to a group of people of unknown or mixed gender a person from this group can be addressed in the male form. Only when you know that the whole group is female female is used. This has been ground for some controversy with the result that, where applied, pure male or ...


The word Deutscher is the general term for any German, unrelated to their biological gender. In your sentence, the noun Deutscher is in the nominative case. When using the definite article, you apply the weak declension. The indefinite pronoun jeder acts as definite article. As you can see in the inflection table (follow the link above), the correct ...


I think it would be jeder Deutsche based on the normal declensions, and thus ein Deutscher if it's one German. It's spelled as if it's an adjective: jeder deutsche Mann (or Mensch). If you take off the Mann/Mensch you end up with jeder Deutsche (except the word is now capitalized because in German every word used as a noun is capitalized: but it is still ...


Kalte Muschi (feminine) is a mix of red wine and cola and is sold under that name in bottles.


Beside the mentioned Berliner Weisse there is a beer family (usually brewed in Goslar and some Saxonian microbreweries) called die Gose.


Furthermore, there is a cocktail known as (Die) Grüne Witwe which consists of Blue Curaçao and orange juice.


There are a few alcoholic drinks mixed with milk that end on -milch and they are all feminine. For example mixing Licor 43 with milk is – according to Wikipedia – called Muttermilch. I am familiar with the term Rennmilch which is its name in the region where I live.


According to this reference, many cocktails are (or at least can be, as foreign words often do not have a “correct” article in German) feminine. Particularly: Die Caipirinha, Die Piña Colada, Die Pink Lady, die White Lady (basically all from this Wikipedia list with Lady in the end). At least for cases such as the last one with a clearly feminine word in ...


Die grüne Fee is another term for absinthe.


Die Bowle (punch) The name stems from the english "bowl" referring the vessel it is served in. Bowle is usually cold, for hot varieties we use the term der Punsch (which is punch) One exception, though: "Feuerzangenbowle" is hot, so technically not a "Bowle". A special Bowle is die Kalte Ente ("cold duck"), basically a mix of white wine and champagne with ...


Die Weißweinschorle. But this is a combined word of "(der) Weißwein" and "(die) Schorle" (engl. "spritzer"). Schorle itself is not an alcohol, it has just the meaning that you mix your beverage with (sparkling mineral) water.


Because it's a dative (...to make it possible to the students...)


Students (and of course all sexually reproducing creatures) don't have genders, they have sexes (male and female are different sexes; masculine and feminine nouns are different genders). The word you want is Studenten, which refers to both sexes, male and female, collectively. It is the plural form of both die Studentin and der Student. Otherwise, when ...


The article or adjective of two or more nouns may be written only once if all nouns agree in number and gender: Sie beschäftigt sich mit französischer Literatur und Geschichte. Meine Bücher und Bilder bereiten mir Freude. Die Kraft und Tiefe des Gedankens. This is also possible if the gender is different but the difference is not ...

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