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Is it der, die oder das Bautzen?

The article is needed if "Bautzen" in a certain quality, at a certain time or period as a subject or object in the sentence, is otherwise, i.e. usually, no article is used.

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 Bautzen?

How does the declension of Bautzen 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) Bautzen
Genitive (des Bautzen) (des Bautzens) Bautzens
Dative (dem) Bautzen
Akkusative (das) Bautzen

What is the meaning of Bautzen in German?

Bautzen has various definitions in German:

[1] City in Saxony, Germany

[1] Stadt in Sachsen, Deutschland

[2] District in Saxony

[2] Landkreis in Sachsen

[3] Historical: former district administration (roughly corresponds to today's administrative district) in Saxony

[3] historisch: ehemalige Kreishauptmannschaft (entspricht in etwa einem heutigen Regierungsbezirk) in Sachsen

[4] Historical: former official team in Saxony

[4] historisch: ehemalige Amtshauptmannschaft in Sachsen

[5] Historical: Land Bautzen or Land Budissin - Outdated name of Upper Lusatia

[5] historisch: Land Bautzen bzw. Land Budissin - veraltete Bezeichnung der Oberlausitz

[6] Asteroid 11580

[6] Asteroid 11580

How to use Bautzen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bautzen with translations in English.

[1] Wo liegt eigentlich Bautzen?

[1] Where is Bautzäne actually

[1] ‌Bautzen hat die Postleitzahl 02625.

[1] ‌bautzen has the postcode 02625E

[1] Das mittelalterliche Bautzen hatte einen großen Bekanntheitsgrad.

[1] The medieval Bautzen had a large grade

[1] Ich bin in Bautzen geboren.

[1] I was born in Bautzen

[1] Wir haben in Bautzen unseren Urlaub verbracht.

[1] We spent our vacation in Bautzen

[1] Nach Bautzen führen viele Wege.

[1] According to Bautzen, many paths lead

[1] Bautzen liegt auf der Nordhalbkugel.

[1] Bautzen is located on the north hemisphere



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Pictures or photos of Bautzen

[1] Die Altstadt von Bautzen
[1] Die Altstadt von Bautzen

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