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Is it der, die oder das Bundesbürger?


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

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

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 Bundesbürger?

How does the declension of Bundesbürger 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 Bundesbürger die Bundesbürger
Genitive des Bundesbürgers der Bundesbürger
Dative dem Bundesbürger den Bundesbürgern
Akkusative den Bundesbürger die Bundesbürger

What is the meaning of Bundesbürger in German?

Bundesbürger is defined as:

[1] Citizens of the Federal Republic of Germany

[1] Staatsangehöriger der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

How to use Bundesbürger in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bundesbürger with translations in English.

[1] „Eine große Mehrheit der Bundesbürger gibt indessen wenig auf die Zusage von Union und SPD, nicht an der Steuerschraube drehen zu wollen.“

[1] "A large majority of Germans, however, give little to the commitment of the Union and the SPD not to turn on the tax screw"

[1] „Fragt man beispielsweise einen Bundesbürger, wie viele Morde seiner Meinung nach pro Jahr in Deutschland verübt werden und ob die Mordrate zu- oder abnehmend sei, so liegt die Antwort meist bei weit über tausend Opfern, Tendenz steigend.“

[1] "If, for example, a German citizen is asked how many murders in his opinion are perpetrated in Germany and whether the murder rate is due or decreasing, the answer is usually well over a thousand victims, tendency increases"

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