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Is it der, die oder das Bauleiter?


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

The word Bauleiter 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 Bauleiter?

How does the declension of Bauleiter 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 Bauleiter die Bauleiter
Genitive des Bauleiters der Bauleiter
Dative dem Bauleiter den Bauleitern
Akkusative den Bauleiter die Bauleiter

What is the meaning of Bauleiter in German?

Bauleiter is defined as:

[1] Person who has been transferred responsibility for the construction (e.g. a building) by the client

[1] Person, der vom Bauherrn die Verantwortung für den Bau (zum Beispiel eines Gebäudes) übertragen worden ist

How to use Bauleiter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bauleiter with translations in English.

[1] Der Bauleiter sprach mit dem Architekten über die Umsetzung des Liftschachts.

[1] The site manager spoke to the architect about the implementation of the Lift shaft

[1] „Ein Sprecher des Baukonzerns Bilfinger Berger bestätigte am Dienstag auf Anfrage der Süddeutschen Zeitung, das Unternehmen habe bereits Anfang Februar einen Oberbauleiter, einen Bauleiter und einen Polier suspendiert.“

[1] "A spokesman for the Bilfinger Berger construction group confirmed on Tuesday at the request of the Süddeutsche Zeitung that the company had already suspended a head construction manager, a construction manager and a polishing man in early February"

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