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Is it der, die oder das Bosnier?


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

The word Bosnier is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Bosnier?

How does the declension of Bosnier 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 Bosnier die Bosnier
Genitive des Bosniers der Bosnier
Dative dem Bosnier den Bosniern
Akkusative den Bosnier die Bosnier

What is the meaning of Bosnier in German?

Bosnier has various definitions in German:

[1] Citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina

[1] Staatsbürger von Bosnien und Herzegowina

[2] Special: residents of the Bosnia part of the country

[2] speziell: Einwohner des Landesteils Bosnien

How to use Bosnier in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bosnier with translations in English.

[1] 40% der Bosnier bekennen sich zum Islam.

[1] 40% of the Bosnians are committed to Islama

[2] Die Bosnier stellen den größten Teil der bosnisch-herzegowinischen Bevölkerung.

[2] The Bosnians represent most of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian population

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