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Is it der, die oder das Gesetzbuch?


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

The word Gesetzbuch 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 Gesetzbuch?

How does the declension of Gesetzbuch 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 Gesetzbuch die Gesetzbücher
Genitive des Gesetzbuchs des Gesetzbuches der Gesetzbücher
Dative dem Gesetzbuch dem Gesetzbuche den Gesetzbüchern
Akkusative das Gesetzbuch die Gesetzbücher

What is the meaning of Gesetzbuch in German?

Gesetzbuch is defined as:

[1] Book that contains the laws of a country (usually limited to a specific legal area)

[1] Buch, das die Gesetze eines Landes enthält (meist beschränkt auf einen bestimmten Rechtsbereich)

How to use Gesetzbuch in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Gesetzbuch with translations in English.

[1] Für das Funktionieren ihres Rechtssystems stützen sich viele Länder auf Gesetzbücher.

[1] For the functioning of their legal system, many countries are born on legislators

[1] „Für diejenigen, die der Meinung sind, in Deutschland würde zu viel vorgeschrieben, habe ich mir einmal die Mühe gemacht, in die Gesetzbücher anderer Länder zu schauen.“

[1] "For those who believe that too much would be prescribed in Germany, I once bought the trouble to look into the legislators of other countries"

[1] „Er dachte an seine gesetzgeberische Arbeit, dachte daran, wie eifrig er die einzelnen Artikel der römischen und französischen Gesetzbücher ins Russische übertragen hatte, und er begann sich zu schämen.“

[1] "He thought of his legislative work, thought of how eager he had transferred the individual articles of the Roman and French legislators into Russian, and he began to be shammer"

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