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Is it der, die oder das Geburt?


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

The word Geburt 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 Geburt?

How does the declension of Geburt 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 Geburt die Geburten
Genitive der Geburt der Geburten
Dative der Geburt den Geburten
Akkusative die Geburt die Geburten

What is the meaning of Geburt in German?

Geburt has various definitions in German:

[1] Time after delivery

[1] Zeitpunkt nach der Entbindung

[2] Burning a child

[2] Gebären eines Kindes

[3] Development (an idea or the like)

[3] Entstehung (einer Idee oder dergleichen)

[4] Period or origin of a person

[4] Abstammung oder Herkunft einer Person

How to use Geburt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geburt with translations in English.

[1] Mit der Geburt beginnt ein Leben.

[1] A life begins with the birth

[1] Seit seiner Geburt ist er taub.

[1] He has been deaf since his birth

[2] Die Geburt eines Kindes kann ziemlich lange dauern.

[2] The birth of a child can be quite long

[2] „Und alle waren (zusammen mit den vielen Verwandten) sehr glücklich gewesen, dass es diesmal mit der Geburt geklappt hatte.“

[2] "And everyone (along with the many relatives) was very happy that this time it had worked with the birth"

[2] „Sein Vater war bei der Geburt nicht anwesend.“

[2] "His father was not present at birth"

[2] „Die Geburt war ziemlich traumatisch für mich.“

[2] "The birth was pretty traumatic for me"

[3] Die neue Entwicklung begann mit der Geburt einer Idee, wie man das Problem lösen könnte.

[3] The new development began with the birth of an idea how to solve the problem

[3] Schön, dass wir uns dann doch alle einigen konnten, das war wirklich eine schwierige Geburt.

[3] Nice that we could all agree, that was really a difficult birth

[4] Er ist von edler Geburt.

[4] He is from Edler Birth

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