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Is it der, die oder das Bügeleisen?


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

The word Bügeleisen 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 Bügeleisen?

How does the declension of Bügeleisen 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 Bügeleisen die Bügeleisen
Genitive des Bügeleisens der Bügeleisen
Dative dem Bügeleisen den Bügeleisen
Akkusative das Bügeleisen die Bügeleisen

What is the meaning of Bügeleisen in German?

Bügeleisen has various definitions in German:

[1] Device for smoothing (ironing) and shaping items of clothing

[1] Gerät zum Glätten (Bügeln) und In-Form-Bringen von Kleidungsstücken

[2] a form of horseshoe in which a stirrup is attached instead of the bar

[2] eine Form des Hufeisens, bei der ein Bügel anstelle des Steges angebracht wird

How to use Bügeleisen in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bügeleisen with translations in English.

[1] Das Bügeleisen ist heiß.

[1] The iron is hot.

[1] „Sie stellte das Bügeleisen ab und schnappte nach Luft.“[1]

[1] "She switched off the iron and gasped for air." [1]

[1] „Lenzfreude hielt gerade ein Bügeleisen in der Hand, als Lenzbunt eintrat und sie ganz sachte zupfte.“[2]

[1] "Lenzfreude was holding an iron in his hand when Lenzbunt came in and pulled her very gently." [2]



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Pictures or photos of Bügeleisen

[1] ein elektrisches Bügeleisen
[1] ein elektrisches Bügeleisen

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