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Is it der, die oder das Familienbetrieb?


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

The word Familienbetrieb 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 Familienbetrieb?

How does the declension of Familienbetrieb 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 Familienbetrieb die Familienbetriebe
Genitive des Familienbetriebes des Familienbetriebs der Familienbetriebe
Dative dem Familienbetrieb dem Familienbetriebe den Familienbetrieben
Akkusative den Familienbetrieb die Familienbetriebe

What is the meaning of Familienbetrieb in German?

Familienbetrieb is defined as:

[1] Economic company owned a family

[1] wirtschaftliches Unternehmen im Besitz einer Familie

How to use Familienbetrieb in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Familienbetrieb with translations in English.

[1] „Er hat nach seiner Ausbildung im Familienbetrieb Agraringenieurwesen studiert, er redet über seine Erfahrungen in England und über eine Reise nach Schweden…“

[1] "After completing his training in the family business, he studied agricultural engineering, he talks about his experiences in England and about a trip to Sweden ..."

[1] „Genau wie Sungs Laden waren auch diese Läden Familienbetriebe und Warenarchive, Orte für Schwätzchen, Paketannahmestelle, letzte Hoffnung am Abend auf Backpulver, Ventile, Glühbirnen und Grußkarten.“

[1] "Just like sung shops, these shops were family businesses and goods archives, places for chatter, package acceptance point, last hope in the evening for baking powder, valves, light bulbs and greeting card" "

[1] „Es war ein Familienbetrieb, gediegen, Stammkundschaft.“

[1] "It was a family business, solid, regular customers"

[1] „Sie arbeiten im Familienbetrieb, der Molkerei, aber die Eltern wollen sie glüklich verheiratet sehen, und Tewje erählt, wie es ihnen dabei ergeht.“

[1] "You work in the family business, the dairy, but the parents want to see them brilliantly married, and Tewje is how they do it"

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