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Is it der, die oder das Beilage?


The correct article in German of Beilage is die. So it is die Beilage! (nominative case)

The word Beilage is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Beilage?

How does the declension of Beilage 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 die Beilage die Beilagen
Genitive der Beilage der Beilagen
Dative der Beilage den Beilagen
Akkusative die Beilage die Beilagen

What is the meaning of Beilage in German?

Beilage has various definitions in German:

Attached /included thing, especially

Beigefügte /beigelegte Sache, speziell

[1] Food, which is sufficient to supplement other dishes of a meal, in the majority of vegetarian

[1] Speise, welche zur Ergänzung anderer Speisen einer Mahlzeit gereicht wird, im überwiegenden Fall vegetarisch

[2] A newspaper or magazine added

[2] einer Zeitung oder Zeitschrift beigegebene Drucksache

[3] A letter, an email or a file attached parts

[3] einem Brief, einer Email oder einer Akte beigefügten Teile

How to use Beilage in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beilage with translations in English.

[1] Heute wird in der Kantine Fisch mit Kartoffeln als Beilage angeboten.

[1] Today in the canteen fish with potatoes is offered as a side dish

[2] Die heutige Beilage der Süddeutschen Zeitung ist nicht gerade interessant.

[2] Today's side dish of the Süddeutsche Zeitung is not exactly interesting

[3] Fotos vom Tatort siehe Beilage.

[3] Photos from the crime scene see Supplementary

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Pictures or photos of Beilage

[1] Zwiebelrostbraten mit Beilage
[1] Zwiebelrostbraten mit Beilage
[2] Amtliche Beilage der Grodnoer Zeitung
[2] Amtliche Beilage der Grodnoer Zeitung

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