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Is it der, die oder das Bagger?


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

The word Bagger 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 Bagger?

How does the declension of Bagger 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 Bagger die Bagger
Genitive des Baggers der Bagger
Dative dem Bagger den Baggern
Akkusative den Bagger die Bagger

What is the meaning of Bagger in German?

Bagger is defined as:

[1] A machine for digging or getting away from earth or rubble

[1] eine Maschine zum Abgraben oder Wegschaffen von Erdreich oder Schutt

How to use Bagger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bagger with translations in English.

[1] Man setzte mehrere Bagger in dem verschlammten Hafen ein.

[1] Several excavators were set in the sludge port of one

[1] „Auf Laxnes standen noch in meinen ersten Sommern alte Mauerreste, aber ich befürchte gleichwohl, das Fortschrittsdenken, das wir mitbrachten, habe sich in der Gestalt eines Baggers durchgesetzt.“[2]

[1] "There were still old wall residues in my first summers, but I fear that the thinking that we brought with us had prevailed in the form of an excavator" [2]

[1] „Schwarz ragten die Bagger an der Kiesgrube in den heißen Himmel, ein junges Paar machte sich auf einer Luftmatratze zu schaffen.“[3]

[1] "The excavators on the gravel pit protruded black into the hot sky, a young couple made up on an air mattress" [3]

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