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Is it der, die oder das Bürgermeisterin?


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

The word Bürgermeisterin 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 Bürgermeisterin?

How does the declension of Bürgermeisterin 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 Bürgermeisterin die Bürgermeisterinnen
Genitive der Bürgermeisterin der Bürgermeisterinnen
Dative der Bürgermeisterin den Bürgermeisterinnen
Akkusative die Bürgermeisterin die Bürgermeisterinnen

What is the meaning of Bürgermeisterin in German?

Bürgermeisterin is defined as:

[1] Female head of a city, community or other municipality

[1] weibliches Oberhaupt einer Stadt, Gemeinde oder anderen Kommune

How to use Bürgermeisterin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bürgermeisterin with translations in English.

[1] Bürgermeisterin und Gemeinderat verabschieden den neuen Gemeindehaushalt.

[1] Mayor and local council adopt the new community center

[1] Athens Bürgermeisterin Dora Bakogianni rief all ihre europäischen Kollegen dazu auf, den Opfern der Flutwelle in Asien zu helfen.

[1] Athen's Mayor Dora Bakogianni called on all her European colleagues to help the victims of the tidal wave in Asia

[1] „Ich habe bei einer öffentlichen Veranstaltung einmal die Bürgermeisterin dieses Bezirks kennengelernt, eine tapfere Frau, die vor ihrem Wirkungsgebiet überhaupt keine Angst zu haben schien.“

[1] "At a public event, I once got to know the mayor of this district, a brave woman who didn't seem to be afraid of her area of ​​activity"

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