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Is it der, die oder das Bildungsministerin?


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

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

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 Bildungsministerin?

How does the declension of Bildungsministerin 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 Bildungsministerin die Bildungsministerinnen
Genitive der Bildungsministerin der Bildungsministerinnen
Dative der Bildungsministerin den Bildungsministerinnen
Akkusative die Bildungsministerin die Bildungsministerinnen

What is the meaning of Bildungsministerin in German?

Bildungsministerin is defined as:

[1] Politics: Head of a Ministry of Education

[1] Politik: Leiterin eines Bildungsministeriums

How to use Bildungsministerin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bildungsministerin with translations in English.

[1] Die amtierende Bildungsministerin traf ihre Amtsvorgängerin bei einer Ausstellung.

[1] The incumbent Minister of Education met her predecessor at an exhibition

[1] „Als Vortragende haben sich unter anderem Wikipedia-Mitgründer Larry Sanger, die NASA-Weltraumforscherin Kerry McGuire und der österreichische Genetiker Markus Hengstschläger sowie die ehemalige nigerianische Bildungsministerin und Gründerin von Transparency International, Obiageli Ezekwesili, angekündigt.“

[1] "As the lecturer, Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger, the NASA world space researcher Kerry McGuire and the Austrian geneticist Markus Hengstschläger as well as the former Nigerian Minister of Education and founder of Transparency International, Obiageli Ezekwesili, announced"

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