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Is it der, die oder das Druckerei?


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

The word Druckerei 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 Druckerei?

How does the declension of Druckerei 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 Druckerei die Druckereien
Genitive der Druckerei der Druckereien
Dative der Druckerei den Druckereien
Akkusative die Druckerei die Druckereien

What is the meaning of Druckerei in German?

Druckerei has various definitions in German:

[1] Operation in which books, brochures, newspapers, magazines or other printed products are manufactured

[1] Betrieb, in dem Bücher, Prospekte, Zeitungen, Zeitschriften oder andere Druckerzeugnisse hergestellt werden

[2] Without plural, outdated: book printer art

[2] ohne Plural, veraltet: Buchdruckerkunst

[3] Octed, pejorative: somewhat printed

[3] veraltet, abwertend: etwas Gedrucktes

How to use Druckerei in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Druckerei with translations in English.

[1] „Mehrere der wenigen noch verbliebenen unabhängigen Zeitungen mussten in den vergangenen Monaten wegen des Entzugs der Lizenz, der Verweigerung von Papierkontingenten oder Problemen mit der Druckerei ihr Erscheinen einstellen.“

[1] "Several of the few remaining independent newspapers have had to set their appearance in the past few months because of the withdrawal of the license, refusing to conting paper contingents or problems with the printing house"

[1] „Die Anfänge der Druckerei und Schriftgießerei Offizin Haag-Drugulin lassen sich bis in die Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts zurückverfolgen.“

[1] "The beginnings of the printing company and written foundation of Haag-Drugulin can be traced back to the middle of the 18th century."

[1] „Bald nach 19 Uhr kamen die ersten regulären Spätausgaben der Zeitungen aus den Druckereien.“

[1] "Soon after 7 p.m., the first regular late editions of the newspapers came from the printers" "

[1] „Sein Vater hieß Ingvald, und er arbeitete in der Druckerei der Buchhandlung.“

[1] "His father was called Ingvald and he worked in the printing house of the bookstore"

[2] Er widmete sein ganzen Leben der Druckerei.

[2] He dedicated his whole life of the print shop

[3] Er veröffentlicht regelmäßig dünne Lyrikbändchen, aber seine Druckereien liest niemand.

[3] He regularly publishes thin lyrics, but nobody reads his prints

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Pictures or photos of Druckerei

[1] Druckerei in Mosambik im Jahr 1910
[1] Druckerei in Mosambik im Jahr 1910

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