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Is it der, die oder das Bambus?


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

The word Bambus 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 Bambus?

How does the declension of Bambus 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 Bambus die Bambusse
Genitive des Bambus des Bambusses der Bambusse
Dative dem Bambus dem Bambusse den Bambussen
Akkusative den Bambus die Bambusse

What is the meaning of Bambus in German?

Bambus is defined as:

[1] Botany: Description for a diverse subfamily from the family of sweet grasses, a tree -like growing wooden taxa with slim, woody, often branched, often meter -long stalks, airy, dainty leaf crowns, grassy leaves and sometimes huge flower clanes

[1] Botanik: Bezeichnung für eine vielgestaltige Unterfamilie aus der Familie der Süßgräser, eine baumartig wachsende verholzende Taxa mit schlanken, holzigen, nicht selten verzweigten, oft meterlangen Halmen, luftigen, zierlichen Blätterkronen, grasartigen Blättern und bisweilen riesigen Blütenrispen

How to use Bambus in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bambus with translations in English.

[1] Große Pandas essen gerne Bambus.

[1] Big pandas like to eat bambusä

[1] Ein Bambus kann ziemlich hoch werden, wenn er nicht vorher von einem großen Panda gegessen wird.

[1] A bamboo can get pretty high if it is not eaten by a large panda beforehand

[1] Bambus ist ein beeindruckendes Baumaterial. Die Pflanze ist flexibel, leicht, robust und wächst schnell. Dennoch hat der Bambus Probleme, von einem simplen Handwerksmaterial zu einem seriösen Baustoff zu werden.

[1] Bamboo is an impressive building material The plant is flexible, light, robust and grows quickly. Nevertheless, the bamboo has problems becoming a serious building material from a simple handicraft material.

[1] „Berauscht, wie er war, streckte er sich auf einen Liegestuhl aus Bambus aus und schlief auch sogleich ein.“

[1] "intoxicated as he was, he stretched out to a deck chair made of bamboo and immediately slept one"

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Pictures or photos of Bambus

[1] Bambuspflanze
[1] Bambuspflanze

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