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Is it der, die oder das Birnbaum?


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

The word Birnbaum 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 Birnbaum?

How does the declension of Birnbaum 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 Birnbaum die Birnbäume
Genitive des Birnbaumes des Birnbaums der Birnbäume
Dative dem Birnbaum dem Birnbaume den Birnbäumen
Akkusative den Birnbaum die Birnbäume

What is the meaning of Birnbaum in German?

Birnbaum is defined as:

[1] Botany: A fruit tree that produces and bears pears as fruits

[1] Botanik: ein Obstbaum, der als Früchte Birnen hervorbringt und trägt

How to use Birnbaum in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Birnbaum with translations in English.

[1] Zur Zeit blühen die Birnbäume.

The pear trees are currently blooming

[1] Der Birnbaum gehört zu den Rosengewächsen.

[1] The pear tree belongs to the rose plants

[1] Herr von Ribbeck auf Ribbeck im Havelland,

[1] Lord of Ribbeck on Ribbeck in the Havelland,

ein Birnbaum in seinem Garten stand. …

A pear tree in his garden ...

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Pictures or photos of Birnbaum

[1] blühende Birnbäume
[1] blühende Birnbäume

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