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Is it der, die oder das Chefredaktor?


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

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

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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 Chefredaktor?

How does the declension of Chefredaktor 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 Chefredaktor die Chefredaktoren
Genitive des Chefredaktors der Chefredaktoren
Dative dem Chefredaktor den Chefredaktoren
Akkusative den Chefredaktor die Chefredaktoren

What is the meaning of Chefredaktor in German?

Chefredaktor is defined as:

[1] Switzerland: Head of an editorial team at a newspaper, magazine, on television or radio, which selects and edited the contributions before they are published

[1] Schweiz: Leiter einer Redaktion bei einer Zeitung, Zeitschrift, beim Fernsehen oder Hörfunk, der die Beiträge aussucht und bearbeitet, bevor sie veröffentlicht werden

How to use Chefredaktor in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chefredaktor with translations in English.

[1] „Am Mittwoch, 13. Januar 2016, um genau 9 Uhr 20 blinkt eine E-Mail im Postfach der Buchhalterin von Reportagen auf. Absender ist Daniel Puntas Bernet, der Chefredaktor.“

[1] “On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, at exactly 9 a.m. 20, an email flashes in the mailbox of the accountant of reports. The sender is Daniel Puntas Bernet, the editor -in -chief. ”

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