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Is it der, die oder das Chancengleichheit?


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

The word Chancengleichheit 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 Chancengleichheit?

How does the declension of Chancengleichheit 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 Chancengleichheit
Genitive der Chancengleichheit
Dative der Chancengleichheit
Akkusative die Chancengleichheit

What is the meaning of Chancengleichheit in German?

Chancengleichheit is defined as:

[1] Equality of opportunities for different people

[1] Gleichheit der Chancen für unterschiedliche Menschen

How to use Chancengleichheit in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chancengleichheit with translations in English.

[1] „Zahlreiche Menschen im Land sehnen sich nach besseren Lebensverhältnissen, nach mehr Demokratie und Chancengleichheit.“

[1] "Numerous people in the country long for better living conditions, for more democracy and equal opportunities"

[1] Kosten und Qualitätsstandards für Kinderbetreuung variieren von Ort zu Ort, von Einrichtung zu Einrichtung, und damit auch die Chancengleichheit von Kindern.

[1] Costs and quality standards for childcare vary from place to place, from furnishings to furnishings, and thus also the equal opportunities of Kindergarten

[1] „BAföG soll Chancengleichheit garantieren: Auch wer keine reichen Eltern hat, soll sich ein Studium leisten können.“

[1] "BAföG should guarantee equal opportunities: Even those who have no rich parents should be able to study"

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