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Is it der, die oder das Barbarei?


The correct article in German of Barbarei is die. So it is die Barbarei! (nominative case)

The word Barbarei is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Barbarei?

How does the declension of Barbarei 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 die Barbarei die Barbareien
Genitive der Barbarei der Barbareien
Dative der Barbarei den Barbareien
Akkusative die Barbarei die Barbareien

What is the meaning of Barbarei in German?

Barbarei has various definitions in German:

[1] Unbridled rawness, vandalism

[1] ungezügelte Rohheit, Vandalismus

[2] Condition of uncivilized and the non -presence of culture

[2] Zustand der Unzivilisiertheit und des Nichtvorhandenseins von Kultur

How to use Barbarei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Barbarei with translations in English.

[1] Die Behandlung der Gefangenen erwies sich als reine Barbarei.

[1] The treatment of the prisoners turned out to be a pure barbaria

[1] „Ich fing an zu begreifen, weshalb die Angst, es könne zu einem Rückfall in die Barbarei kommen, viele Menschen zeitlebens begleitete.“

[1] "I started to understand, which is why the fear that there could be a relapse to barbarism, many people accompanied by all times" "

[1] „Bis dahin hatte Nikolai das Regime nur mit vagem Widerwillen betrachtet; nun erkannte er dessen archaische Barbarei in ihrem ganzen grauenvollen Ausmaß.“

[1] "Until then, Nikolai had only viewed the regime with vagema.

[1] „Leopolds System stellt längst jene Barbarei der Sklaverei in den Schatten, zu deren Beseitigung es vorgeblich eingerichtet worden ist.“

[1] "Leopold's system has long since put the barbarism of slavery in the shade, for which it has been eliminated"

[2] „Der gesellschaftlich akzeptierte und etablierte Kannibalismus, also die Barbarei erscheint als codierte Darstellung des »Dritten Reiches«.“

[2] "The socially accepted and established cannibalism, i.e. barbarism appears as a coded representation of the" Third Reich "Ä"

[2] „Weskott fand das empörend, als eine kulturelle Barbarei schlimmsten Ausmaßes, die er nicht hinzunehmen bereit war.“

[2] "Weskott found the outrageous, as a cultural barbarism worst size that he was not ready to accept"

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