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Is it der, die oder das Buchführung?


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

The word Buchführung 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 Buchführung?

How does the declension of Buchführung 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 Buchführung
Genitive der Buchführung
Dative der Buchführung
Akkusative die Buchführung

What is the meaning of Buchführung in German?

Buchführung is defined as:

[1] Business administration: The numerical, temporal and objectively ordered recording of all business processes in a company based on documents

[1] Betriebswirtschaft: die in Zahlenwerten vorgenommene, lückenlose, zeitliche und sachlich geordnete Aufzeichnung aller Geschäftsvorgänge in einer Unternehmung aufgrund von Belegen

How to use Buchführung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Buchführung with translations in English.

[1] „Tatsächlich ist die Buchführung bei unseren Bauern noch nicht übermäßig verbreitet.“

[1] "In fact, the bookkeeping is not yet excessively spread by our farmers"

[1] „Sie führten beide einen Handwerksbetrieb, und beim Abendessen war bald die Rede von steigenden Betriebskosten, Problemen mit der Buchführung und ulkigen Kundenwünschen, über die sie herzhaft lachten.“

[1] "They both led a craft business, and at dinner there was soon talk of rising operating costs, problems with bookkeeping and funny customer wishes, about which they laughed heartily"

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