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Is it der, die oder das Bürgertum?


The correct article in German of Bürgertum is das. So it is das Bürgertum! (nominative case)

The word Bürgertum is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Bürgertum?

How does the declension of Bürgertum 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 das Bürgertum
Genitive des Bürgertums
Dative dem Bürgertum
Akkusative das Bürgertum

What is the meaning of Bürgertum in German?

Bürgertum is defined as:

[1] Social layer, historically between nobility, clergy and farmers, workers. used today as a synonym for medium -sized businesses

[1] gesellschaftliche Schicht, historisch zwischen Adel, Klerus und Bauern, Arbeitern angesiedelt; ursprünglich 3. Stand der Ständeordnung; heute als Synonym für Mittelstand gebraucht

How to use Bürgertum in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bürgertum with translations in English.

[1] „Zum Staatsstreich fehlte den herrschenden Eliten die Kraft, während das liberale Bürgertum zwischen Anpassung und Opposition pendelte und die Arbeiterbewegung trotz wachsendem Zulauf politisch weitgehend ghettoisiert blieb.“

[1] "The ruling elites lacked the strength to the state coup, while the liberal bourgeoisie commuted between adaptation and opposition and the workers' movement, despite the growing inflow, was largely politically largely ghabetto"

[1] „Dem deutschen Bürgertum war es gleich.“

[1] "It was the same for the German bourgeoisie"

[1] „Unterschiedlich fiel die Reaktion im liberalen Bürgertum aus, zum Beispiel bei den Professoren der Albert-Ludwig-Universität in Freiburg.“

[1] "The reaction in the liberal bourgeoisie was different, for example with the professors of the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg" "

[1] „Er sollte auf den Straßen und Plätzen der Bundesrepublik zu großen spontanen Kundgebungen der jungen Menschen und des offenen Bürgertums für einen Neubeginn der verkrusteten Gesellschaft der Bundesrepublik führen.“

[1] "He should lead to large spontaneous rallies of young people and the open bourgeoisie for a new start of the crusted society of the Federal Republic on the streets and squares of the Federal Republic"

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