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Is it der, die oder das Dezernat?


The correct article in German of Dezernat is das. So it is das Dezernat! (nominative case)

The word Dezernat is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Dezernat?

How does the declension of Dezernat 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 das Dezernat die Dezernate
Genitive des Dezernats des Dezernates der Dezernate
Dative dem Dezernat den Dezernaten
Akkusative das Dezernat die Dezernate

What is the meaning of Dezernat in German?

Dezernat is defined as:

[1] Department, business area of ​​an authority

[1] Abteilung, Geschäftsbereich von einer Behörde

How to use Dezernat in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Dezernat with translations in English.

[1] „Das Dezernat Zukunftsanalyse - ein Think Tank, der zum Zentrum für Transformation der Bundeswehr gehört - hat erstmals die sicherheitspolitische Dimension des Peak-Oil-Problems analysiert.“

[1] "The Department of Future Analysis - A Think Tank, which belongs to the Center for Transformation of the Bundeswehr - has analyzed the security policy dimension of the peak oil problem for the first time" for the first time "

[1] Das Konzept wurde im Dezernat für Umweltschutz und Tourismus ausgearbeitet.

[1] The concept was drawn up in the Department of Environmental Protection and Tourism

[1] Das Hamburger Dezernat Interne Ermittlungen (DIE) ist eine direkt dem Staatsrat der Behörde für Inneres und Sport unterstellte Ermittlungsdienststelle.

[1] The Hamburg Department of Internal Investigations (DIE) is an investigative service that is directly subordinate to the State Council of the Authority for Interior and Sport

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