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Is it der, die oder das Branche?


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

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

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 Branche?

How does the declension of Branche 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 Branche die Branchen
Genitive der Branche der Branchen
Dative der Branche den Branchen
Akkusative die Branche die Branchen

What is the meaning of Branche in German?

Branche is defined as:

[1] Economy: Professional or entrepreneurial area of ​​activity

[1] Wirtschaft: beruflicher oder unternehmerischer Tätigkeitsbereich

How to use Branche in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Branche with translations in English.

[1] Nicht in allen Branchen gehen die Geschäfte derzeit gut.

[1] Business is currently not going well in all industries

[1] Chinesische und osteuropäische Staaten drücken mit Dumpingpreisen Stahl auf den EU- Markt. Deutsche und europäische Stahlkocher fordern von der EU Strafzölle. Ein ganze Branche kämpft nach jahrelangen Verlusten und niedrigen Gewinnen ums Überleben.

[1] Chinese and Eastern European countries press steel with dumping prices on the EU market German and European steel cookers demand punishment tariffs. An entire industry is fighting for survival after years of loss and low profits.

[1] Sowohl der alteingesessene Einzelhandel als auch die Online-Konkurrenz machen in den Tagen vor Heiligabend ihr größtes Geschäft. Und sie ziehen andere Branchen mit.

[1] Both the long-established retail and the online competition will take their biggest business in the days before Christmas Eve and they pull with other industries.

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