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Is it der, die oder das Bauplan?


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

The word Bauplan 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 Bauplan?

How does the declension of Bauplan 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 Bauplan die Baupläne
Genitive des Bauplanes des Bauplans der Baupläne
Dative dem Bauplan dem Bauplane den Bauplänen
Akkusative den Bauplan die Baupläne

What is the meaning of Bauplan in German?

Bauplan has various definitions in German:

[1] Plan/intent to build something

[1] Plan/Vorsatz, etwas zu bauen

[2] Graphical design for something that is to be built

[2] grafischer Entwurf für etwas, das gebaut werden soll

How to use Bauplan in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bauplan with translations in English.

[1] Ihr solltet euren längst gefassten Bauplan wegen der niedrigen Zinsen bald in die Tat umsetzen und nicht mehr allzu lange warten.

[1] You should soon put your long -term construction plan into practice because of the low interest rates and will not wait too long

[2] Ich baue nach meinem Bauplan. Hier ist meine Skizze: …

[2] I build after my construction plan here is my sketch: ...

[2] „Er spürte alte Baupläne in Archiven und Bibliotheken auf und beschäftigte mehrere Zeichner, Restauratoren und Kupfersteher, mit denen er die Planungen zum Weiterbau des Doms vorantrieb.“

[2] "He tracked down old blueprints in archives and libraries and employed several draftsmen, restorers and copper stands with whom he drove the plans to continue building the cathedral"

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