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Is it der, die oder das Blutbad?


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

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

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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 Blutbad?

How does the declension of Blutbad 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 Blutbad die Blutbäder
Genitive des Blutbads des Blutbades der Blutbäder
Dative dem Blutbad dem Blutbade den Blutbädern
Akkusative das Blutbad die Blutbäder

What is the meaning of Blutbad in German?

Blutbad is defined as:

[1] Brutal murder of many people

[1] brutale Ermordung vieler Menschen

How to use Blutbad in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Blutbad with translations in English.

[1] Der Amokläufer richtete ein entsetzliches Blutbad an.

[1] The gunman directed a horrific bloodbath one

[1] „Alle Ghettos, alle diese verkrüppelten Seelen, die Blutbäder und Pogrome, die Gaskammern und Kalköfen; all dies berührte niemanden, alles ging verloren.“

[1] "All ghettos, all of these crippled souls, the blood baths and pogroms, the gas chambers and lime furniture nobody touched nobody, everything was lost"

[1] „Im Jahr darauf folgte ein Blutbad.“

[1] "The following year followed a bloodbath"

[1] „Das Blutbad von Borodino lag hinter ihnen, es konnte nur noch vorwärts gehen.“

[1] "The bloodbath of Borodino was behind them, it could only go forward"

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