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Is it der, die oder das Bürste?


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

The word Bürste 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 Bürste?

How does the declension of Bürste 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 Bürste die Bürsten
Genitive der Bürste der Bürsten
Dative der Bürste den Bürsten
Akkusative die Bürste die Bürsten

What is the meaning of Bürste in German?

Bürste has various definitions in German:

[1] From a stem or handle and fortified bristle of existing object

[1] aus einem Stiel oder Griff und befestigten Borsten bestehender Gegenstand

[2] Gliding contact made of graphite in motors and generators

[2] Gleitkontakt aus Graphit in Motoren und Generatoren

[3] Short haircut

[3] kurzer Haarschnitt

How to use Bürste in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Bürste with translations in English.

[1] „Messer und Bürsten sind derzeit Klaus Mißlers Verbündete. Mit ihnen rückt der 50-Jährige Schmutzflecken und zusammengeklebten Seiten in wertvollen Büchern zu Leibe.“[1]

[1] "Messers and brushes are currently Klaus Mißler's ally with them, the 50-year-old dirt spots and glued pages are moving in valuable books." [1]





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Pictures or photos of Bürste

[1] verschiedene Bürsten zur Reinigung
[1] verschiedene Bürsten zur Reinigung
[3] Dolph mit Bürste
[3] Dolph mit Bürste

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