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Is it der, die oder das Abteilungsleiterin?


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

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

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 Abteilungsleiterin?

How does the declension of Abteilungsleiterin 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 Abteilungsleiterin die Abteilungsleiterinnen
Genitive der Abteilungsleiterin der Abteilungsleiterinnen
Dative der Abteilungsleiterin den Abteilungsleiterinnen
Akkusative die Abteilungsleiterin die Abteilungsleiterinnen

What is the meaning of Abteilungsleiterin in German?

Abteilungsleiterin is defined as:

[1] Female person who has a sub -organization in an authority or a company, a department, leads

[1] weibliche Person, die in einer Behörde oder einem Betrieb eine Unterorganisation, eine Abteilung, führt

How to use Abteilungsleiterin in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Abteilungsleiterin with translations in English.

[1] „Während des Krieges war Lise Meitner als Abteilungsleiterin der Ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Akademie in Stockholm wissenschaftlich und beruflich eine Randfigur.“

[1] "During the war, Lise Meitner was scientifically and professionally a marginal figure as department head of the engineering academy in Stockholm"

[1] „Die Abteilungsleiterin im österreichischen Bundesministerium für Vermögenssicherung und Wirtschaftsplanung, Margarete Ottilinger, wird an der Demarkationslinie zur sowjetischen Besatzungszone Österreichs von sowjetischen Militärangehörigen verhaftet.“

[1] "The department head in the Austrian Federal Ministry for Assessment and Economic Planning, Margarete Ottlinger, is arrested by Soviet military military military military military military military military at the demarcation line"

How do you pronounce Abteilungsleiterin?

Abteilungsleiterin (Österreich)

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