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Is it der, die oder das Bibliothekar?


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

The word Bibliothekar 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 Bibliothekar?

How does the declension of Bibliothekar 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 Bibliothekar die Bibliothekare
Genitive des Bibliothekars der Bibliothekare
Dative dem Bibliothekar den Bibliothekaren
Akkusative den Bibliothekar die Bibliothekare

What is the meaning of Bibliothekar in German?

Bibliothekar is defined as:

[1] employee of a library

[1] Mitarbeiter einer Bibliothek

How to use Bibliothekar in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bibliothekar with translations in English.

[1] Immanuel Kant hat auch als Bibliothekar gearbeitet.

[1] Immanuel Kant also worked as a librarian

[1] „Der Bibliothekar und sein Assistent starben ebenso wie einige der Fellows, die Interesse an der Bibliothek hatten, und das war der Stand der Dinge bis vor ein paar Jahren.“

[1] "The librarian and his assistant died as well as some of the fellows who were interested in the library, and that was the state of affairs until a few in years" "

[1] „Nach seiner ruhmreichen Anfangszeit erlebte das »Schatzhaus der Bücher« eine Glanzzeit unter dem Bibliothekar Leibniz, der in den Jahren 1690 bis 1716 von Herzog Anton Ulrich, dem Sohn des Gründers, nach Wolfenbüttel gerufen worden war.“

[1] "After his glorious early days, the" Treasurer of the Books "experienced a heyday under the librarian Leibniz, which was called to Wolfenbüttel from 1690 to 1716 by Duke Anton Ulrich, the son of the founder"

[1] „In seinem Bekanntenkreis gab es keine Bibliothekare.“

[1] "There were no librarians in his circle of friends"

[1] „Der Bibliothekar Jens Davidsen hatte Henriette gebeten, samstags die Bibliothek offen zu halten und sich um den Bestand zu kümmern.“

[1] "The librarian Jens Davidsen had asked Henriette to keep the library open on Saturdays and to take care of the inventory"

How do you pronounce Bibliothekar?

Bibliothekar (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Bibliothekar

[1] ein Bibliothekar
[1] ein Bibliothekar

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