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Is it der, die oder das Bleiche?


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

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

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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 Bleiche?

How does the declension of Bleiche 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 Bleiche die Bleichen
Genitive der Bleiche der Bleichen
Dative der Bleiche den Bleichen
Akkusative die Bleiche die Bleichen

What is the meaning of Bleiche in German?

Bleiche has various definitions in German:

[1] No plural, outdated: condition of bleaching

[1] kein Plural, veraltet: Zustand des Bleichseins

[2] Owling: Location (usually a meadow), which is bleached on laundry

[2] veraltend: Ort (meist eine Wiese), an dem Wäsche gebleicht wird

[3] Chemical, with which is bleached

[3] Chemikalie, mit der etwas gebleicht wird

How to use Bleiche in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bleiche with translations in English.

[1] Ihre Stirn zeigte Falten und ihre Wangen zeigten die Bleiche.

[1] Her forehead showed wrinkles and her cheeks showed the bleaching

[2] Bleiche ist in Deutschland ein häufiger Flurname.

[2] Bleaching is a frequent hallname in Germany

[3] Der Tatort wurde mit Bleiche gereinigt und die Blutspuren so verunreinigt.

[3] The crime scene was cleaned with bleach and the blood traces so contaminated

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