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Is it der, die oder das Bundespolizei?


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

The word Bundespolizei is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Bundespolizei?

How does the declension of Bundespolizei 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 Bundespolizei die Bundespolizeien
Genitive der Bundespolizei der Bundespolizeien
Dative der Bundespolizei den Bundespolizeien
Akkusative die Bundespolizei die Bundespolizeien

What is the meaning of Bundespolizei in German?

Bundespolizei is defined as:

[1] Police in the sponsorship and responsibility of a Federal Republic (Germany, Austria, Mexico ...)

[1] Polizei in der Trägerschaft und Verantwortung einer Bundesrepublik (Deutschland, Österreich, Mexiko …)

How to use Bundespolizei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bundespolizei with translations in English.

[1] Die Bundespolizei ist dem Innenminister der Bundesrepublik Deutschland untergeordnet.

[1] The federal police are subordinate to the Interior Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany

[1] „Weil die örtliche Polizei in den Mord an Dutzenden Studenten verstrickt sein soll, haben Armee und Bundespolizei die Kontrolle in der Stadt Iguala im Süden Mexikos übernommen.“

[1] "Because the local police are said to be involved in the murder of dozens of students, the army and federal police have taken control in the city of Iguala in southern Mexicos"

[1] „Das GG gestattet die Errichtung von Bundespolizeien nur für bestimmte Aufgaben: […]“

[1] "The GG allows the establishment of federal police only for certain tasks: [...]"

[1] „Ab 30 Grad darf auf die Schirmmütze verzichtet werden, so hat es der Präsident der Bundespolizei bestimmt.“

[1] "From 30 degrees, the peaked cap can be dispensed with, so the President of the Federal Police determined it"

[1] „Die Suche ist aber erfolgreich; nicht zuletzt durch den Einsatz der Bundespolizei, von der einige Männer die unmittelbare Zone an der Zonengrenze von ihrer BGS- oder auch DDR-Zeit her recht gut kennen.“

[1] "However, the search is successful not least through the use of the federal police, from which some men know the immediate zone at the zone border from their BGS or GDR times" quite well "

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