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Is it der, die oder das Einbau?


The correct article in German of Einbau is der. So it is der Einbau! (nominative case)

The word Einbau is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Einbau?

How does the declension of Einbau 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 der Einbau die Einbauten
Genitive des Einbaues des Einbaus der Einbauten
Dative dem Einbau den Einbauten
Akkusative den Einbau die Einbauten

What is the meaning of Einbau in German?

Einbau has various definitions in German:

[1] No plural: The process of installing

[1] kein Plural: der Vorgang des Einbauens

[2] The built -in element

[2] das eingebaute Element

How to use Einbau in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Einbau with translations in English.

[1] Der Einbau der Festplatte verlief reibungslos.

[1] The installation of the hard disk went smoothly

[1] Wir benötigen einen Spezialisten für den Einbau der Duschkabine.

[1] We need a specialist for installing the shower cub

[1] Wir sollten mit dem Einbau der neuen Hilfefunktion nicht mehr länger warten.

[1] We shouldn't wait any longer by installing the new help function

[1] „[…] der Einbau des Motors in die Räder verschafft den Entwicklern nicht nur mehr Freiheiten für die Gestaltung von Innenraum und Karosserie, auch die Fahreigenschaften werden revolutioniert.“

[1] "[...] The installation of the engine into the wheels not only gives developers more freedom for the design of the interior and body, the driving characteristics will also revolutionize"

[2] Der Nachmieter wünscht, dass alle Einbauten in meiner Wohnung entfernt werden.

[2] The subsequent tenant wishes that all installations in my apartment will be removed

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