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Is it der, die oder das Erbbaurecht?


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

The word Erbbaurecht 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 Erbbaurecht?

How does the declension of Erbbaurecht 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 Erbbaurecht die Erbbaurechte
Genitive des Erbbaurechts des Erbbaurechtes der Erbbaurechte
Dative dem Erbbaurecht den Erbbaurechten
Akkusative das Erbbaurecht die Erbbaurechte

What is the meaning of Erbbaurecht in German?

Erbbaurecht is defined as:

[1] Legal language: The inheritable and sellable law to build and maintain a building on or below the surface of a foreign property

[1] Rechtssprache: das vererbbare und veräußerbare Recht, auf oder unter der Oberfläche eines fremden Grundstücks ein Bauwerk zu errichten und zu unterhalten

How to use Erbbaurecht in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Erbbaurecht with translations in English.

[1] Die Vergütung für das Erbbaurecht an den Eigentümer des bebauten Grundstücks heißt Erbbauzins.

[1] The remuneration for the heritage law on the owner of the built -up property is called hereditary construction interest

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