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Is it der, die oder das Chaussee?


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

The word Chaussee 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 Chaussee?

How does the declension of Chaussee 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 Chaussee die Chausseen
Genitive der Chaussee der Chausseen
Dative der Chaussee den Chausseen
Akkusative die Chaussee die Chausseen

What is the meaning of Chaussee in German?

Chaussee has various definitions in German:

[1] Octed: a fortified road outside of towns, country road

[1] veraltet: eine befestigte Straße außerhalb von Ortschaften, Landstraße

[2] Part of street names

[2] Teil von Straßennamen

How to use Chaussee in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chaussee with translations in English.

[1] Der alte Brandenburger behauptete, man müsse nur der Chaussee Richtung Süden folgen, um ans Ziel zu gelangen.

[1] The old Brandenburger claimed that only the Chaussee towards the south was to follow to get to the destination

[1] „Sein Blick streifte indessen unruhig von dem Bahngleis, das von Staffelstein heraufführte, nach der Lichtenfelser Chaussee hinüber, deren weißer Streifen scharf gegen den dunklen Hintergrund des Waldes abstach – und dort kam ein Wagen herunter.“

[1] "However, his gaze, however, troubled from the railway track, which was carried out by Staffelstein, after the Lichtenfelser Chaussee, whose white stripes stripped sharply against the dark background of the forest - and a car came down"

[1] „Wir reiten auf der Chaussee in der Richtung Dachau weiter.“

[1] "We continue on the Chaussee in the direction of Dachau"

[1] „Geäst zieht an meinen Augen vorüber, teils von den angrenzenden Wäldern, teils von ehrwürdig alten Alleebäumen über die Chaussee gewölbt.“

[1] "branches pass on my eyes, partly from the adjacent forests, partly of venerable old all trees over the Chaussee" vaulted ""

[2] Die Bibliothek befindet sich auf der Berliner Chaussee.

[2] The library is located on Berlin's Chausseeä

Pictures or photos of Chaussee

[1] Chaussee über den Sankt Gotthard
[1] Chaussee über den Sankt Gotthard

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