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Is it der, die oder das Bibliophiler?


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

The word Bibliophiler 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 Bibliophiler?

How does the declension of Bibliophiler work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Bibliophiler Bibliophile
Genitive Bibliophilen Bibliophiler
Dative Bibliophilem Bibliophilen
Akkusative Bibliophilen Bibliophile
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Bibliophile die Bibliophilen
Genitiv des Bibliophilen der Bibliophilen
Dativ dem Bibliophilen den Bibliophilen
Akkusativ den Bibliophilen die Bibliophilen
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Bibliophiler keine Bibliophilen
Genitiv eines Bibliophilen keiner Bibliophilen
Dativ einem Bibliophilen keinen Bibliophilen
Akkusativ einen Bibliophilen keine Bibliophilen

What is the meaning of Bibliophiler in German?

Bibliophiler is defined as:

[1] Someone who particularly appreciates books

[1] jemand, der Bücher besonders wertschätzt

How to use Bibliophiler in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bibliophiler with translations in English.

[1] In der Bücherei trifft man des Öfteren auf Bibliophile.

[1] In the library you often meet Bibliophileä

How do you pronounce Bibliophiler?


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