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Is it der, die oder das Bauaufsicht?


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

The word Bauaufsicht 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 Bauaufsicht?

How does the declension of Bauaufsicht 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 Bauaufsicht die Bauaufsichten
Genitive der Bauaufsicht der Bauaufsichten
Dative der Bauaufsicht den Bauaufsichten
Akkusative die Bauaufsicht die Bauaufsichten

What is the meaning of Bauaufsicht in German?

Bauaufsicht has various definitions in German:

[1] Activity that ensures that the applicable law is observed in building

[1] Tätigkeit, die sicherstellt, das geltendes Recht beim Bauen eingehalten wird

[2] Authority for approval, observation, control, monitoring and building law acceptance of construction projects

[2] Behörde zur Genehmigung, Beobachtung, Kontrolle, Überwachung und baurechtliche Abnahme von Bauvorhaben

How to use Bauaufsicht in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bauaufsicht with translations in English.

[1] Die Bauaufsicht wird von der Baubehörde wahrgenommen.

[1] The building supervision is perceived by the building authority

[2] Im Rechtsstreit mit der Bauaufsicht unterlag der Bauherr und musste beim Brandschutz nachbessern.

[2] In the legal dispute with the construction supervision, the client was lost and had to be improved during fire protection

[2] Die Bauaufsicht nahm das fertiggestellte Gebäude ab und übergab es der Öffentlichkeit.

[2] The construction supervision took the completed building and handed it over to the public

[2] Herr Meyer von der Bauaufsicht kontrollierte im Ortstermin die genehmigten Außenmaße des Gebäudes.

[2] Mr. Meyer from the construction supervision controlled the approved external dimensions of the building in the on -site visit

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