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Is it der, die oder das Beau?


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

The word Beau 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 Beau?

How does the declension of Beau 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 Beau die Beaus
Genitive des Beau der Beaus
Dative dem Beau den Beaus
Akkusative den Beau die Beaus

What is the meaning of Beau in German?

Beau is defined as:

[1] Good looking, vain man

[1] gut aussehender, eitler Mann

How to use Beau in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beau with translations in English.

[1] „Ich hatte Pablo in meinem Gedächtnis als eine hübsche Null verzeichnet, einen kleinen, etwas eitlen Beau, ein vergnügtes und problemloses Kind…“

[1] "In my memory I had listed Pablo as a pretty zero, a small, somewhat vain Beau, a fun and problem -free child ..."

[1] „Plötzlich dachte sie an einen alten Beau, den sie vergessen hatte, einen Angestellten im Imperial Hotel.“

[1] "Suddenly she thought of an old beau that she had forgotten an employee in the Imperial Hotelä"

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