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Is it der, die oder das Buchform?


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

The word Buchform 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 Buchform?

How does the declension of Buchform 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 Buchform die Buchformen
Genitive der Buchform der Buchformen
Dative der Buchform den Buchformen
Akkusative die Buchform die Buchformen

What is the meaning of Buchform in German?

Buchform is defined as:

[1] Object that has the nature and appearance of a book

[1] Gegenstand, der die Beschaffenheit und das Aussehen eines Buches hat

How to use Buchform in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Buchform with translations in English.

[1] „Außerdem ist da Carl Friedrich Kunz, ein Weinhändler und Verleger, der als erster Hoffmanns Werke in Buchform veröffentlichen wird.“

[1] "In addition, there is Carl Friedrich Kunz, a wine dealer and publisher who will be the first to publish Hoffmann's works in book form"

[1] „Greifen wir hier nochmals kurz auf die in gesammelter Buchform verschwisterte oder wenigstens verschwägerte Gattung der Sprachglossen zurück.“

[1] "Here we can briefly use the briefly broken or at least complaining genre of the language glins"

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