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Is it der, die oder das Büchse?


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

The word Büchse 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 Büchse?

How does the declension of Büchse 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 Büchse die Büchsen
Genitive der Büchse der Büchsen
Dative der Büchse den Büchsen
Akkusative die Büchse die Büchsen

What is the meaning of Büchse in German?

Büchse has various definitions in German:

[1] container, mostly made of sheet metal

[1] Behälter, meist aus Blech

[2] Colloquial: Preservendose

[2] umgangssprachlich: Konservendose

[3] rifle (firearm)

[3] Gewehr (Schusswaffe)

[4] Cylindrical pipe (see socket)

[4] zylindrisches Rohr (siehe Buchse)

[5] colloquially, pejorative, as much as: Göre

[5] umgangssprachlich, abwertend, soviel wie: Göre

How to use Büchse in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Büchse with translations in English.

[1] In der flachen Büchse sammelte sie die abgetrennten Knöpfe.

[1] In the flat box, she collected the separated button

[2] Lebensmittel in der Büchse sind lange haltbar.

[2] Food in the rifle is long durable

[2] „Als Andenken bleibt bloß die halbgefüllte Büchse mit Kakao zurück.“

[2] "As a souvenir, the half -filled box with cocoa remains"

[2] „Ich warf den Aufnehmer über die Kaffeepfütze, die leeren Büchsen und die Eierschalen in den Eimer.“

[2] "I threw the buyer over the coffee puddle, the empty rifles and the egg shells in the bucket"

[3] Zum Erscheinungsbild des Försters gehört die Büchse auf seiner Schulter.

[3] The rifle on its shoulder is part of the appearance of the forester

[3] „Eines Tages überraschte ihn der Vater, wie er mit der mühsam festgehaltenen Büchse, auf den Fußspitzen stehend, durch eine Schießscharte des Zaunes nach einem unfern aufgeblockten Hühnergeier zielte.“

[3] “One day the father surprised him, as he stood on the tips of the foot with the laboriously captured rifle, through a shooting range of the fence for an unenerable chicken vanity“

[3] „Um die Einförmigkeit einer Flatbootfahrt wenigstens etwas zu beleben, waren sie hier, wo der Fluß einen Bogen machte, mit ihren Büchsen an Land gesprungen und hatten, vom Glück begünstigt, ein Stück Wild erlegt.“

[3] "In order to at least revitalize the uniformity of a flatboot ride, they jumped on land here, where the river made an arc, and had favored a piece of wild with their rifles and had favored by happiness"

[4] Die Büchse rollt über den Boden.

[4] The rifle rolls over the floor

[5] Ich sollte deine Mutter anrufen, du Büchse!

[5] I should call your mother

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