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Is it der, die oder das Flachbau?


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

The word Flachbau 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 Flachbau?

How does the declension of Flachbau 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 Flachbau die Flachbauten
Genitive des Flachbaues des Flachbaus der Flachbauten
Dative dem Flachbau den Flachbauten
Akkusative den Flachbau die Flachbauten

What is the meaning of Flachbau in German?

Flachbau is defined as:

[1] Low building with only one to a maximum of two floors

[1] niedriges Bauwerk mit nur ein bis höchstens zwei Stockwerken

How to use Flachbau in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Flachbau with translations in English.

[1] „Zwischen den Gebäudeflügeln, die den Fabrikhof begrenzen, und den kleinen Flachbauten, die in seiner weiten Mitte den Eindruck von Leere und Nutzlosigkeit bekämpfen, parken dicht an dicht Wagen der unteren Mittelklasse.“

[1] "Between the building wings that limit the factory courtyard, and the small low buildings, which combat the impression of emptiness and uselessness in its wide middle, parking close to the densely car of the lower mid -range" "

[1] „Das von außen nicht gerade einladend wirkende Hotel ist in einem schwarz getünchten Flachbau neben dem Parkplatz des Flughafens zu finden.“

[1] "The hotel, which is not exactly inviting from the outside, can be found in a black whitewashed flat building next to the parking lot of the airport"

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