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Is it der, die oder das Anlagenbau?


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

The word Anlagenbau 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 Anlagenbau?

How does the declension of Anlagenbau 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 Anlagenbau
Genitive des Anlagenbaues des Anlagenbaus
Dative dem Anlagenbau
Akkusative den Anlagenbau

What is the meaning of Anlagenbau in German?

Anlagenbau has various definitions in German:

[1] Economy: entirety of all companies that are busy building technical and industrial plants

[1] Wirtschaft: Gesamtheit aller Betriebe, die mit dem Bau von technischen und industriellen Anlagen beschäftigt sind

[2] Technology: planning and construction of technical systems

[2] Technik: Planung und Bau von technischen Anlagen

How to use Anlagenbau in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Anlagenbau with translations in English.

[1] Der Anlagenbau war, wie geschildert, bereits 1990 durch Auslandsaufträge voll beschäftigt.

[1] As described, the plant construction was fully employed in 1990 through foreign orders

[2] Das Unternehmen hat 130 Jahre Erfahrung im Maschinen- und Anlagenbau.

[2] The company has 130 years of experience in the machine and plant building

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