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Is it der, die oder das Bad?


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

The word Bad 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 Bad?

How does the declension of Bad 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 Bad die Bäder
Genitive des Bads des Bades der Bäder
Dative dem Bad dem Bade den Bädern
Akkusative das Bad die Bäder

What is the meaning of Bad in German?

Bad has various definitions in German:

[1] the process of bathing, staying in water, light, air for pleasure, healing or purification

[1] der Vorgang des Badens, der Aufenthalt in Wasser, Licht, Luft zum Vergnügen, zur Heilung oder zur Reinigung

[2] a liquid in which an object is immersed for a treatment, usually chemical

[2] eine Flüssigkeit, in die ein Gegenstand zu einer, meist chemischen, Behandlung getaucht wird

[3] shortened for: bathing establishment, bathing beach

[3] verkürzt für: Badeanstalt, Badestrand

[4] shortened for: bathroom, bathing room, bathhouse

[4] verkürzt für: Badezimmer, Badestube, Badehaus

[5] an official epithet, name addition to toponyms for places in which healing and recreation facilities are located, mostly with locally available natural resources that are used for this purpose

[5] ein amtlicher Beiname, Namenzusatz bei Toponymen für Orte in denen Heil- und Erholungseinrichtungen ansässig sind, meist mit örtlich vorhandenen natürlichen Ressourcen, die dazu genutzt werden

How to use Bad in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bad with translations in English.

[1] Nimm doch wieder mal ein Bad.

[1] Take a bath again.

[1] „Er hatte eine Rasur nötig, einen Haarschnitt, ein Bad.“[2]

[1] “He needed a shave, a haircut, a bath” [2]

[1] „Sehr zu empfehlen sind Bäder aus geilen Lustkräutern, die eine immense erogene Wirkung haben, hat Bruni gesagt.“[3]

[1] "Baths made from hot pleasure herbs, which have an immense erogenous effect, are highly recommended, Bruni said." [3]

[2] Das Bad, in das der Rohling eingetaucht wird, hat eine Temperatur von 300 °C.

[2] The bath in which the blank is immersed has a temperature of 300 ° C.

[3] Kommt ihr mit ins Bad?

[3] You come to the bath with me

[4] „Mit Weintrauben und warmen Bädern bot Rom mehr Labsal und Luxus als die germanische Provinz.“[4]

[4] “With grapes and warm baths, Rome offered more refreshment and luxury than the Germanic province” [4]

[4] So, ich gehe ins Bad.

[4] So, I'm going to the bathroom.

[5] In Bad Schandau kann man nicht nur Bäder nehmen, sondern auch in den Felsgebieten wandern und klettern.

[5] In Bad Schandau you can not only take a bath, but also hike and climb in the rocky areas

How do you pronounce Bad?

Bad (Österreich)

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[4] ein Bad
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