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Is it der, die oder das Burg?


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

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

In addition to various municipalities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, which are named alone with castle, the re -syllable castle forms one of the most common components of place names, as can be seen from the word origin

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 Burg?

How does the declension of Burg 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 1 Plural 2
Nominative die Burg die Burgen die Bürge
Genitive der Burg der Burgen der Bürge
Dative der Burg den Burgen den Bürgen
Akkusative die Burg die Burgen die Bürge

What is the meaning of Burg in German?

Burg has various definitions in German:

[1] Medieval, fortified residential and defense construction

[1] mittelalterlicher, befestigter Wohn- und Verteidigungsbau

[2] Short for: Biberburg

[2] kurz für: Biberburg

[3] Short for: Strandburg or Sandburg

[3] kurz für: Strandburg oder Sandburg

How to use Burg in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Burg with translations in English.

[1] Im späten 8. und im 9. Jahrhundert begannen auch die Slawen mit dem Bau von Burgen.

[1] In the late 8oon and in the 9th century, the Slavs also started building castles.

[1] „In jedem Reiseführer steht, daß es die berühmteste Burg Polens ist.“

[1] "In every travel guide it says that it is the most famous castle of Poland"

[1] „Es reiht sich Burg an Burg.“

[1] "Burg is lined up with Burgä"

[2] Ein Biber wird immer versuchen, den Eingang zu seiner Burg unter der Wasseroberfläche zu halten.

[2] A beaver will always try to hold the entrance to his castle under the water surface

[3] Die Burg, die wir auf Amrum am Strand um den Strandkorb herum gebaut hatten, haben wir dann mit Muscheln und weißen Steinen verziert.

[3] The castle, which we had built on Amrum on the beach around the beach chair, we then decorated with shells and white stones

[3] Direkt am Wasser haben wir eine Burg gebaut, so dass die Wellen, die am weitesten landeinwärts kamen, den Burggraben fluteten.

[3] We built a castle directly on the water, so that the waves that came most of the country, the Burggraben Fluttenä

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Pictures or photos of Burg

[1] eine Burg, Schloss Chillon, Wasserburg in der Schweiz
[1] eine Burg, Schloss Chillon, Wasserburg in der Schweiz
[2] eine Burg eines Bibers
[2] eine Burg eines Bibers
[3] eine Burg am Strand
[3] eine Burg am Strand
[3] eine Burg aus Sand
[3] eine Burg aus Sand

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