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Is it der, die oder das Bildungswesen?


The correct article in German of Bildungswesen is das. So it is das Bildungswesen! (nominative case)

The word Bildungswesen is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Bildungswesen?

How does the declension of Bildungswesen 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 das Bildungswesen
Genitive des Bildungswesens
Dative dem Bildungswesen
Akkusative das Bildungswesen

What is the meaning of Bildungswesen in German?

Bildungswesen is defined as:

[1] The entirety of the facilities and organizations of a community that serve to educate education in the sense of appropriation of knowledge and skills

[1] die Gesamtheit der Einrichtungen und Organisationen eines Gemeinwesens, die der Bildung im Sinne einer Aneignung von Kenntnissen und Fertigkeiten dienen

How to use Bildungswesen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bildungswesen with translations in English.

[1] Das Bildungswesen muss grundlegend reformiert werden.

[1] The education system must be fundamentally reformed

[1] „Zur Koordination des Bildungs-, besonders des Hochschulwesens unter den Besatzungsmächten wurden neue Gremien geschaffen.“

[1] "To coordinate the educational, especially the university system among the occupying powers, new committees were created"

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