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Is it der, die oder das Bauantrag?


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

The word Bauantrag 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 Bauantrag?

How does the declension of Bauantrag 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 Bauantrag die Bauanträge
Genitive des Bauantrages des Bauantrags der Bauanträge
Dative dem Bauantrag dem Bauantrage den Bauanträgen
Akkusative den Bauantrag die Bauanträge

What is the meaning of Bauantrag in German?

Bauantrag is defined as:

[1] Request of a building department in writing to obtain the building permit for the construction of a building

[1] Gesuch eines Bauherren; schriftliche Bitte, um die Baugenehmigung für die Errichtung eines Baues zu erhalten

How to use Bauantrag in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bauantrag with translations in English.

[1] Ein Bauantrag ist die Beschreibung eines Bauvorhabens und dessen redliche Realisierung nach allen Regeln der Baukunst.

[1] A building application is the description of a construction project and its honest implementation according to all the rules of the architectural art

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