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Is it der, die oder das Bewerb?


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

The word Bewerb 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 Bewerb?

How does the declension of Bewerb 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 Bewerb die Bewerbe
Genitive des Bewerbes des Bewerbs der Bewerbe
Dative dem Bewerb dem Bewerbe den Bewerben
Akkusative den Bewerb die Bewerbe

What is the meaning of Bewerb in German?

Bewerb is defined as:

[1] Sport, especially Austrian: sporting competition

[1] Sport, besonders österreichisch: sportlicher Wettbewerb

How to use Bewerb in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bewerb with translations in English.

[1] „Die Windlotterie beim Skifliegen in Planica endete am Sonntag nach nur einem Bewerb, den der Pole Kamil Stoch gewann.“

[1] "The wind lottery when ski flying in Planica ended on Sunday after only one competition that Pole Kamil Stoch won"

[1] „Österreichs Vertreterin Zoë startet dabei mit Startnummer 24 und somit als Drittletzte in den Bewerb.“

[1] "Austria's representative Zoë starts with start number 24 and thus the third last in the competition"

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