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Is it der, die oder das Chefposten?


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

The word Chefposten 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 Chefposten?

How does the declension of Chefposten 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 Chefposten die Chefposten
Genitive des Chefpostens der Chefposten
Dative dem Chefposten den Chefposten
Akkusative den Chefposten die Chefposten

What is the meaning of Chefposten in German?

Chefposten is defined as:

[1] Workplace as the top head of a company or an organization

[1] Arbeitsstelle als oberster Leiter eines Unternehmens oder einer Organisation

How to use Chefposten in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chefposten with translations in English.

[1] „Erst kürzlich musste der Brite John Cryan den Chefposten vorzeitig räumen, weil dem Aufsichtsratschef Paul Achleitner die Wende nicht schnell genug ging.“

[1] "Only recently the Briton John Cryan had to clear the chief position prematurely because the head of supervisory board Paul Achleitner did not quickly get the turn" "

[1] „Nach gut hundert Jahren Emanzipationsbewegung haben Frauen zwar nicht die Hälfte der Chefposten inne, dennoch ist es ihnen mit einer Art Guerillataktik gelungen, die westliche Kultur nachhaltig zu feminisieren.“

[1] "After a good hundred years of emancipation movement, women do not have half of the chief posts, but they have succeeded with a kind of guerrilla tactic to feminize sustainably" western culture "

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