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Is it der, die oder das Bistro?


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

The word Bistro 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 Bistro?

How does the declension of Bistro 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 Bistro die Bistros
Genitive des Bistros der Bistros
Dative dem Bistro den Bistros
Akkusative das Bistro die Bistros

What is the meaning of Bistro in German?

Bistro is defined as:

[1] Small, mostly simple restaurant where you can get drinks and small meals

[1] kleines, meist einfach gehaltenes Lokal, in dem man Getränke und kleine Mahlzeiten bekommen kann

How to use Bistro in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bistro with translations in English.

[1] „In dem Bistro war alles ungewohnt und anders als sonst, denn es war eben französisch.“

[1] "In the bistro everything was unusual and different than usual, because it was French" "

[1] „Offen war nur das Bistro neben dem dekorativen, nicht mehr benützten Eingangstor.“

[1] "Only the bistro next to the decorative, no longer used entrance was"

[1] „Keine zwanzig Minuten später sitzen wir vor einem Bistro und trinken starken Kaffee, blicken auf den Platz vor der Kirche.“

[1] "less than twenty minutes later we sit in front of a bistro and drink strong coffee, look at the square in front of the church"

[1] „Er trat in ein Bistro und setzte sich an einen Marmortisch am Fenster.“

[1] "He stepped into a bistro and sat down on a marble tank at the Window" "

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