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Is it der, die oder das Handelsbilanz?


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

The word Handelsbilanz is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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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 Handelsbilanz?

How does the declension of Handelsbilanz 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 Handelsbilanz die Handelsbilanzen
Genitive der Handelsbilanz der Handelsbilanzen
Dative der Handelsbilanz den Handelsbilanzen
Akkusative die Handelsbilanz die Handelsbilanzen

What is the meaning of Handelsbilanz in German?

Handelsbilanz has various definitions in German:

[1] Economy: Commercial law record of a company, including to determine the (possible) distribution amount to company owners

[1] Wirtschaft: handelsrechtliche Bilanz eines Unternehmens, unter anderem zur Ermittlung des (möglichen) Ausschüttungsbetrags an Unternehmenseigner

[2] Economics: Calculating the import and export of all goods of an economy within a period of time

[2] Volkswirtschaftslehre: rechnerische Gegenüberstellung der Einfuhr und Ausfuhr aller Waren einer Volkswirtschaft innerhalb eines Zeitraumes

How to use Handelsbilanz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Handelsbilanz with translations in English.

[1] Steuerbilanz und Handelsbilanz eines Unternehmens können voneinander abweichen, da für beide unterschiedliche gesetzliche Vorschriften gelten.

[1] A company's tax balance sheet and trade balance may differ from each other, since different legal regulations apply to both

[1] Laut seiner Handelsbilanz ist der Gewerbebetrieb überschuldet.

[1] According to its trade balance sheet, commercial operations are over -indebted

[2] Übersteigt die Summe der Ausfuhren die Summe der Einfuhren, so spricht man von einer aktiven (bzw. positiven) Handelsbilanz, im umgekehrten Fall, also wenn die Importe die Exporte übersteigen, von einer passiven (bzw. negativen) Handelsbilanz.

[2] If the sum of the exports exceeds the sum of the imports, one speaks of an active (or positive) trade balance, in the opposite case, i.e. if the imports exceed exports, of a passive (or negative) trade balance.

[2] „Der antike Geschichtsschreiber legt hier eine negative Handelsbilanz offen, die mehrere Zeitalter lang die wirtschaftlichen Beziehungen zwischen Europa und Asien bestimmt hat: Das Abendland begehrt fernöstliche Produkte, hat aber selbst wenig Interessantes anzubieten - und muss deshalb teuer mit Silber und Gold bezahlen.“

[2] “The ancient historical records are open here that has determined the economic relationships between Europe and Asia for several age: the West desires Far Eastern products, but has little interesting things to offer - and must therefore pay expensive with silver and gold . "

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