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Is it der, die oder das Bedarf?


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

The word Bedarf 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 Bedarf?

How does the declension of Bedarf 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 Bedarf die Bedarfe
Genitive des Bedarfs des Bedarfes der Bedarfe
Dative dem Bedarf dem Bedarfe den Bedarfen
Akkusative den Bedarf die Bedarfe

What is the meaning of Bedarf in German?

Bedarf is defined as:

[1] something that is needed

[1] etwas, das gebraucht wird

How to use Bedarf in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bedarf with translations in English.

[1] Durch das Wirtschaftswachstum steigt der Bedarf an Fachkräften.

[1] The demand for skilled workers is increasing due to economic growth

[1] Bei Bedarf dürfen Sie mich gerne wieder anrufen.

[1] If necessary, you are welcome to call me again.

[1] Früher neue Bedarfe erkennen und deswegen schneller reagieren.

[1] Recognize new needs earlier and therefore react more quickly .

[1] Die Festlegung einer Vorlaufproduktion ist bei saisonalem Bedarf notwendig.

[1] The definition of a preliminary production is necessary in case of seasonal demand.

[1] „Für die Deckung ihres restlichen Bedarfes waren die Menschen auf regional je unterschiedliche Formen des Schwarzmarktes angewiesen.“[2]

[1] "To cover their remaining needs, the people were dependent on regionally different forms of the black market." [2]

[1] „Viele Artikel des täglichen Bedarfs, vom Lippenstift bis zum Abflußreiniger, dürfen nicht in den Handel gebracht werden, bevor ihre gesundheitliche Unbedenklichkeit nachgewiesen ist.“[3]

[1] "Many everyday items, from lipstick to drain cleaner, may not be put on the market until they have been proven to be harmless to health." [3]

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Pictures or photos of Bedarf

[1] Elementare Marktmechanismen zum Bedarf
[1] Elementare Marktmechanismen zum Bedarf

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