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Is it der, die oder das Bundesministerium?


The correct article in German of Bundesministerium is das. So it is das Bundesministerium! (nominative case)

The word Bundesministerium is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Bundesministerium?

How does the declension of Bundesministerium 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 das Bundesministerium die Bundesministerien
Genitive des Bundesministeriums der Bundesministerien
Dative dem Bundesministerium den Bundesministerien
Akkusative das Bundesministerium die Bundesministerien

What is the meaning of Bundesministerium in German?

Bundesministerium has various definitions in German:

[1] Supreme of a state under the direction of a minister

[1] oberste Behörde eines Bundesstaates unter der Leitung eines Ministers

[2] A building in which [1] is based

[2] ein Gebäude in dem [1] seinen Sitz hat

How to use Bundesministerium in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bundesministerium with translations in English.

[1] „Die Gemeinsame Geschäftsordnung der Bundesministerien sieht zwar vor, dass Gesetzentwürfe »grundsätzlich« dem Redaktionsstab Rechtssprache zur Prüfung vorzulegen sind, doch Sanktionen für die Nichtbeachtung dieser Vorschrift gibt es nicht.“

[1] "The joint rules of procedure of the Federal Ministry stipulates that draft laws" fundamentally "have to be submitted to the editorial staff for the examination, but there are no sanctions for the failure to comply with this regulation"

[1] „Er wird der bestbezahlte Sprecher aller Bundesministerien.“

[1] "He becomes the best paid spokesman for all federal ministers"



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