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Is it der, die oder das Guinnessbuch?


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

The word Guinnessbuch 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 Guinnessbuch?

How does the declension of Guinnessbuch 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 Guinnessbuch die Guinnessbücher
Genitive des Guinnessbuches des Guinnessbuchs der Guinnessbücher
Dative dem Guinnessbuch dem Guinnessbuche den Guinnessbüchern
Akkusative das Guinnessbuch die Guinnessbücher

What is the meaning of Guinnessbuch in German?

Guinnessbuch is defined as:

[1] Book in which records of any kind are recorded

[1] Buch, in dem Rekorde jeglicher Art verzeichnet werden

How to use Guinnessbuch in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Guinnessbuch with translations in English.

[1] Im Guinnessbuch werden sowohl die größte Frau als auch der kleinste Mann der Welt aufgeführt.

[1] In the Guinness Book, both the largest woman and the smallest man in the world are performed

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