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Is it der, die oder das Geschichtsbuch?


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

The word Geschichtsbuch is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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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 Geschichtsbuch?

How does the declension of Geschichtsbuch 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 Geschichtsbuch die Geschichtsbücher
Genitive des Geschichtsbuches des Geschichtsbuchs der Geschichtsbücher
Dative dem Geschichtsbuch dem Geschichtsbuche den Geschichtsbüchern
Akkusative das Geschichtsbuch die Geschichtsbücher

What is the meaning of Geschichtsbuch in German?

Geschichtsbuch is defined as:

[1] Book of past events and developments that are mainly used as a textbook in schools

[1] Buch über vergangene Ereignisse und Entwicklungen, das vor allem als Lehrwerk in Schulen eingesetzt wird

How to use Geschichtsbuch in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Geschichtsbuch with translations in English.

[1] „Gesteine sind das Geschichtsbuch der Erde: Ihre Mineralien geben Auskunft, unter welchen äußeren Bedingungen sie entstanden waren, ihre Isotopenverteilung verrät das Alter, und eingeschlossene Fossilien gewähren Einblicke in vergangene Ökosysteme.“

[1] "Rocks are the history book of the earth: their minerals provide information under which external conditions they had arisen, their isotope distribution reveals age, and trapped fossils provide insights into past ecosystems"

[1] „An dem Treffen bei Ostrowa, von dem die Geschichtsbücher später schrieben, es sei das erste nennenswerte Blutvergießen des russischen Feldzuges gewesen, nahm Martins Batterie teil.“

[1] "At the meeting at Ostrowa, of which the history books later wrote that it was the first noteworthy bloodshed of the Russian campaign, Martin's battery took part"

[1] „So heisst es in den Geschichtsbüchern.“

[1] "This is what it says in the history book"

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