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Is it der, die oder das Breitbandausbau?


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

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

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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 Breitbandausbau?

How does the declension of Breitbandausbau 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 Breitbandausbau
Genitive des Breitbandausbaues des Breitbandausbaus
Dative dem Breitbandausbau
Akkusative den Breitbandausbau

What is the meaning of Breitbandausbau in German?

Breitbandausbau is defined as:

[1] Expansion/construction work to increase the number of broadband internet connections

[1] Ausbau/Baumaßnahme, um die Anzahl von breitbandigen Internetanschlüssen zu erhöhen

How to use Breitbandausbau in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Breitbandausbau with translations in English.

[1] „Finanzminister Michael Spindelegger (ÖVP) und Verkehrsministerin Doris Bures (SPÖ) haben sich heute, Mittwoch, auf einen Breitbandausbau geeinigt.“

[1] "Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger (ÖVP) and Transport Minister Doris Bures (SPÖ) today, Wednesday, have been working on a broadband expansion"

[1] „Die Frage ist, ob Entwicklungsländer künftig in der Lage sein werden, einen Breitbandausbau voranzutreiben, oder ob sie auf die Dienste der Tech-Giganten rekurrieren müssen.“

[1] "The question is whether developing countries will be able to promote broadband expansion in the future, or whether they must recurrence to the services of the tech giants"

[1] „Beim Breitbandausbau in Niederbayern gibt es offenbar Probleme.“

[1] "There are apparently problems in broadband expansion in Lower Bavaria"

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