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Is it der, die oder das Bücherei?


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

The word Bücherei 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 Bücherei?

How does the declension of Bücherei 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 Bücherei die Büchereien
Genitive der Bücherei der Büchereien
Dative der Bücherei den Büchereien
Akkusative die Bücherei die Büchereien

What is the meaning of Bücherei in German?

Bücherei is defined as:

[1] A mostly smaller library in which you can borrow books

[1] eine meist kleinere Bibliothek, in der man Bücher ausleihen kann

How to use Bücherei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bücherei with translations in English.

[1] Die Deutsche Bücherei in Leipzig wurde 1912 gegründet.

The German library in Leipzig was founded in 1912

[1] In der philosophischen Bücherei finde ich Bücher zur Philosophie des 20. Jahrhunderts.

[1] In the philosophical library I find books on the philosophy of the 20th century.

[1] Wenn ich mir etwas aus der Bücherei ausleihen kann, muss ich es nicht im Buchladen kaufen.

[1] If I can borrow something from the library, I don't have to buy it in the bookstore

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