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Is it der, die oder das Bilanz?


The correct article in German of Bilanz is die. So it is die Bilanz! (nominative case)

The word Bilanz is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Bilanz?

How does the declension of Bilanz 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 die Bilanz die Bilanzen
Genitive der Bilanz der Bilanzen
Dative der Bilanz den Bilanzen
Akkusative die Bilanz die Bilanzen

What is the meaning of Bilanz in German?

Bilanz has various definitions in German:

[1] Economy: List of assets and debts to be created annually by companies

[1] Wirtschaft: jährlich von Unternehmen zu erstellende Auflistung von Vermögen und Schulden

[2] Ratio or the difference between a value such as expenses, exports etc. and another value such as income, import

[2] Verhältnis bzw. die Differenz zwischen einem Wert wie Ausgaben, Export etc. und einem anderen Wert wie Einnahmen, Import

[3] Overview of something preliminary

[3] Überblick über etwas Voraufgegangenes

How to use Bilanz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bilanz with translations in English.

[1] In der Bilanz wird ein hohes Anlagevermögen ausgewiesen.

[1] In the balance sheet, high fixed assets are shown

[2] Die Entwicklung der Bilanz verläuft positiv, denn die Firma macht weniger Ausgaben als Einnahmen, sodass die Firma wieder Gewinne macht.

[2] The development of the balance sheet is positive, because the company makes fewer expenses than income, so that the company again profits

[2] […] Sind Bundesstaaten mit strengeren Waffengesetzen sicherer, oder ist es besser, wenn jeder eine Waffe bei sich hat? In zehn Jahren kann Amerika Bilanz ziehen. Bis dahin werden weiter jedes Jahr 30.000 Amerikaner durch Schusswaffen ums Leben kommen.

[2] […] are stirred with stricter weapons laws more secure, or if everyone is able to use a weapon in ten years, America will continue to be killed by firearms every year.

[3] „Er dachte noch einige Zeit über seine Bilanz nach und gab es dann auf.“

[3] "He thought about his balance sheet for some time and then there was"

[3] „Nach drei Jahren Trump ist folgende Bilanz zu ziehen: Die US-Staatsschulden sind von 19,8 Bio. $ im ersten Quartal 2017 auf 23,2 Bio. $ per Ende Januar 2020 gestiegen.“

[3] “After three years of Trump, the following balance must be drawn: The US state debts are $ 19.8 in the first quarter of 2017 to 23.2 organic. $ risen at the end of January 2020. "

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