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Is it der, die oder das Biosprit?


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

The word Biosprit 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 Biosprit?

How does the declension of Biosprit 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 Biosprit die Biosprite
Genitive des Biosprits des Biosprites der Biosprite
Dative dem Biosprit den Biospriten
Akkusative den Biosprit die Biosprite

What is the meaning of Biosprit in German?

Biosprit is defined as:

[1] colloquially: fuel or fuel that is not obtained from oil or oil sand

[1] umgangssprachlich: Treibstoff oder Kraftstoff, der nicht aus Erdöl oder Ölsand gewonnen wird

How to use Biosprit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Biosprit with translations in English.

[1] Der Schein trügt beim Biosprit, dass dieser gut für die Umwelt sei.

[1] The appearance is deceptive with the biosprit that this is good for the environment

[1] „Allerdings boykottiert ebendiese Mehrheit auch den neuen Biosprit, schert sich kein bisschen um Ökostrom und dreht durch, wenn die jährliche Heizkostenabrechnung zwanzig Euro teurer ist.“

[1] "However, the majority also boycotted the new biosprit, does not care a bit about green electricity and turns through when the annual heating cost statement is more expensive"

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