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Is it der, die oder das Gebäck?


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

The word Gebäck 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 Gebäck?

How does the declension of Gebäck 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 Gebäck die Gebäcke
Genitive des Gebäckes des Gebäcks der Gebäcke
Dative dem Gebäck dem Gebäcke den Gebäcken
Akkusative das Gebäck die Gebäcke

What is the meaning of Gebäck in German?

Gebäck is defined as:

[1] Meal -based food, which was baked on a baking sheet or in a shape in an oven or in fat in a pan for a sufficiently long time

[1] Speise auf Mehlbasis, welche auf einem Backblech oder in einer Form in einem Ofen oder in Fett in einer Pfanne eine ausreichend lange Zeit ausgebacken wurde

How to use Gebäck in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gebäck with translations in English.

[1] „Ach, wenn meine Gattin aufwacht, nimmt sie gern eine Tasse Tee mit etwas Gebäck.“ (Loriot)

[1] "Oh, if my wife wakes up, she likes to take a cup of tea with a little backage" (Loriot)

[1] „Der Verein für Konsumenteninformation hat rechtzeitig zur Krapfen-Hochsaison das beliebte Gebäck unter die Lupe genommen. 13 Faschingskrapfen in der gängigsten Variante, also mit Füllung aus Marillenmarmelade, wurden untersucht.“

[1] "The Association for Consumer Information Punmed the popular pastry in time for the donut high season.

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Pictures or photos of Gebäck

[1] Schweineohr ist ein Gebäck
[1] Schweineohr ist ein Gebäck

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