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Is it der, die oder das Büro?


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

The word Büro 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 Büro?

How does the declension of Büro 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 Büro die Büros
Genitive des Büros der Büros
Dative dem Büro den Büros
Akkusative das Büro die Büros

What is the meaning of Büro in German?

Büro has various definitions in German:

[1] Office or business premises in which various written or administrative work is carried out

[1] Dienststelle oder Geschäftsräumlichkeit, in der verschiedene schriftliche oder verwaltungstechnische Arbeiten erledigt werden

[2] Total number of employees in an office [1]

[2] Gesamtheit der Angestellten eines Büros [1]

[3] Study in an apartment

[3] Arbeitszimmer in einer Wohnung

How to use Büro in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Büro with translations in English.

[1] „Jede Stunde, die er dem Büro entzogen wurde, machte ihm Kummer.“[3]

[1] "Every hour that he was removed from the office made him grief." [3]

[1] „Ich saß in meinem Büro.“[4]

[1] "I was sitting in my office." [4]

[2] Das ganze Büro gratulierte ihm zu seinem Doktortitel.

[2] The whole office congratulated him on his PhD

[2] „Ich frage Leute auf der Straße, in der U-Bahn, im Büro, alle woll'n Computer haben, keiner weiß genau wieso.“[5]

[2] "I ask people on the street, in the subway, in the office, they all want a computer, nobody knows exactly why." [5]

[3] Kann ich mein Büro von der Steuer absetzen?

[3] Can I deduct my office from tax?

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