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Is it der, die oder das Bauamt?


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

The word Bauamt 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 Bauamt?

How does the declension of Bauamt 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 Bauamt die Bauämter
Genitive des Bauamtes des Bauamts der Bauämter
Dative dem Bauamte dem Bauamt den Bauämtern
Akkusative das Bauamt die Bauämter

What is the meaning of Bauamt in German?

Bauamt is defined as:

[1] Part of a state, municipal, ecclesiastical or any other public service administration to building matters that is entrusted with the examination, approval/rejection of building applications and carries out construction acceptance

[1] Teil einer staatlichen, kommunalen, kirchlichen oder einer sonstigen öffentlich-rechtlichen Verwaltung zu Bauangelegenheiten, die mit der Prüfung, Bewilligung/Ablehnung von Bauanträgen betraut ist und Bauabnahmen durchführt

How to use Bauamt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bauamt with translations in English.

[1] Das Bauamt kann einen Bauantrag genehmigen oder auch zurückweisen.

[1] The building authority can approve a building application or also reject

[1] „380000 neue Wohnungen haben die Bauämter genehmigt.“

[1] "380,000 new apartments have approved the building authorities"

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