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Is it der, die oder das Biber?


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

The word Biber 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 Biber?

How does the declension of Biber 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 Biber die Biber
Genitive des Bibers der Biber
Dative dem Biber den Bibern
Akkusative den Biber die Biber

What is the meaning of Biber in German?

Biber has various definitions in German:

[1] Zoology: Animal family belonging to the rodents (only plural)

[1] Zoologie: zu den Nagetieren gehörende Tierfamilie (nur Plural)

[2] Zoology: Representative from [1], which has a spindle -shaped up to 1.40 m long body with a brown fur, a wide, blown -off, covered with leather -like skin and light -hearted tail and floating skins

[2] Zoologie: Vertreter aus [1], das einen spindelförmigen bis 1,40 m langen Körper mit braunem Fell, einen breiten, abgeplatteten, mit lederartiger Haut bedeckten und unbehaarten Schwanz und Schwimmhäute hat

How to use Biber in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Biber with translations in English.

[1] Biber gibt es nur auf der Nordhalbkugel.

[1] Beaver is only available on the northern hemisphere

[1] Der Biber hat den Baum gefällt.

[1] The beaver liked the tree



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