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Is it der, die oder das Buchhaltung?


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

The word Buchhaltung 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 Buchhaltung?

How does the declension of Buchhaltung 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 Buchhaltung die Buchhaltungen
Genitive der Buchhaltung der Buchhaltungen
Dative der Buchhaltung den Buchhaltungen
Akkusative die Buchhaltung die Buchhaltungen

What is the meaning of Buchhaltung in German?

Buchhaltung has various definitions in German:

[1] Accounting: Organizational unit of a company that records all business processes of the latter

[1] Rechnungswesen: Organisationseinheit eines Unternehmens, welche alle Geschäftsvorgänge des Letzteren aufzeichnet

[2] Only singular: Record all business processes in a company in numerical values

[2] nur Singular: in Zahlenwerten vorgenommene Aufzeichnung aller Geschäftsvorgänge in einem Unternehmen

How to use Buchhaltung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Buchhaltung with translations in English.

[1] Mein Vater arbeitet in der Buchhaltung.

[1] My father works in the bookstore

[1] „Die in der Buchhaltung angefallene Arbeit wurde während ihrer Abwesenheit von anderen Mitarbeitern erledigt.“

[1] "The work incurred in the bookkeeping was done by other employees during their absence"

[2] Schon vor Jahren hat mein Onkel die Buchhaltung erlernt.

[2] Years ago my uncle learned the bookkeeping

[2] „Aufgabe der Buchhaltungsagentur ist die Führung der Buchhaltung des Bundes für die haushaltsführenden Stellen […] unter Anwendung der Haushaltsvorschriften des Bundes, insbesondere des BHG 2013.“

[2] "The task of the accounting agency is the management of the federal accounting for the household bodies [...] using the federal budget regulations, in particular the BHG 2013Ö"

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