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Is it der, die oder das Belag?


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

The word Belag is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Belag?

How does the declension of Belag 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 Belag die Beläge
Genitive des Belags des Belages der Beläge
Dative dem Belag dem Belage den Belägen
Akkusative den Belag die Beläge

What is the meaning of Belag in German?

Belag has various definitions in German:

[1] layer that is applied to the surface of something

[1] Schicht, die auf die Oberfläche von etwas aufgebracht ist

[2] layer that has formed on something

[2] Schicht, die sich auf etwas gebildet hat

[3] Food such as sausage or cheese that is placed on a bread or roll

[3] Nahrungsmittel wie Wurst oder Käse, das auf ein Brot oder Brötchen gelegt wird

How to use Belag in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Belag with translations in English.

[1] Kork eignet sich auch als Belag für Fußböden.

[1] Cork is also suitable as a covering for floors

[1] „Wir fuhren auf einem anderen Belag.“

[1] "We drove on another Belage"

[2] Wenn man das Zähneputzen vernachlässigt, bildet sich bald ein Belag.

[2] If you neglect the brushing of teeth, a burial will soon form

[3] Welchen Belag möchtest Du? Magst Du Käse?

[3] Which covering do you want to cheese?

[3] „Ob Brötchen, Baguette, Sandwich oder Ciabatta — in jedem Fall kommt es auf den richtigen Belag an.“

[3] "Whether rolls, baguette, sandwich or ciabatta - in any case it comes up with the correct surface"

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[2] Beläge auf den Zähnen
[2] Beläge auf den Zähnen

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