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Is it der, die oder das Amtssitz?


The correct article in German of Amtssitz is der. So it is der Amtssitz! (nominative case)

The word Amtssitz is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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 Amtssitz?

How does the declension of Amtssitz 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 der Amtssitz die Amtssitze
Genitive des Amtssitzes der Amtssitze
Dative dem Amtssitz den Amtssitzen
Akkusative den Amtssitz die Amtssitze

What is the meaning of Amtssitz in German?

Amtssitz is defined as:

[1] The building where an authority or an official works

[1] das Gebäude, in dem eine Behörde oder ein Amtsträger arbeitet

How to use Amtssitz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Amtssitz with translations in English.

[1] Der Amtssitz des Präsidenten der USA ist das Weiße Haus in Washington.

[1] The official seat of the President of the United States is the White House in Washington

[1] „Der Präsident Jang begab sich damals auf seinen Amtssitz und ließ Hwa Dse-hü aus der Haft vorführen.“

[1] "The President Jang went to his official seat at the time and had HWA DSE-HÜ demonstrated from custody"

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