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Is it der, die oder das Beton?


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

The word Beton 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 Beton?

How does the declension of Beton 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative der Beton die Betons die Betone
Genitive des Betons der Betons der Betone
Dative dem Beton den Betons den Betonen
Akkusative den Beton die Betons die Betone

What is the meaning of Beton in German?

Beton is defined as:

[1] made of cement, water and rock -grain -made building material

[1] aus Zement, Wasser und Gesteinskörnung hergestellter Baustoff

How to use Beton in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Beton with translations in English.

[1] Die Fundamente moderner Gebäude sind fast immer aus Beton.

[1] The foundations of modern buildings are almost always made of concrete

[1] Beton war schon den Römern als Baustoff bekannt.

[1] Concrete was already known to the Romans as a building material

[1] „Da Wüstensand nicht für Beton taugt, gerät der Meeresboden ins Visier.“

[1] "Since desert sand is not suitable for concrete, the sea floor is targeted"

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Pictures or photos of Beton

[1] Arbeiter betonieren eine Bodenplatte
[1] Arbeiter betonieren eine Bodenplatte
[1] Kuppel des Pantheon von innen
[1] Kuppel des Pantheon von innen

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