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Is it der, die oder das Bestandteil?


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

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

Colloquially the component

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 Bestandteil?

How does the declension of Bestandteil 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 Bestandteil die Bestandteile
Genitive des Bestandteils des Bestandteiles der Bestandteile
Dative dem Bestandteil dem Bestandteile den Bestandteilen
Akkusative den Bestandteil die Bestandteile

What is the meaning of Bestandteil in German?

Bestandteil is defined as:

[1] Part of an object or a complete whole

[1] Teil eines Objektes oder eines kompletten Ganzen

How to use Bestandteil in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bestandteil with translations in English.

[1] Ein Wort ist ein Bestandteil eines Satzes.

[1] A word is part of a sentence

[1] „Was archaisierend als »Stammesspott« bezeichnet wird, Frotzeleien und Sottisen zwischen den Bewohnern verschiedener deutscher Länder und Landschaften, ist ein wichtiger Bestandteil des Witzerepertoires.“

[1] "What is architating as a" tribal mockery ", frotzles and sotises between the residents of various German countries and landscapes, is an important part of the joke -steppertoiresese"

[1] „Äußerst wichtige Bestandteile des Lebens in Poremba waren die Frömmigkeit und die Kirche.“

[1] "Extremely important components of life in Poremba were piety and the church"

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