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Is it der, die oder das Firmenchef?


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

The word Firmenchef 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 Firmenchef?

How does the declension of Firmenchef 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 Firmenchef die Firmenchefs
Genitive des Firmenchefs der Firmenchefs
Dative dem Firmenchef den Firmenchefs
Akkusative den Firmenchef die Firmenchefs

What is the meaning of Firmenchef in German?

Firmenchef is defined as:

[1] Head of a company

[1] Leiter einer Firma

How to use Firmenchef in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Firmenchef with translations in English.

[1] „Der Grund hierfür war, dass er, Sohn eines geadelten, auch in Deutschland bekannten Champagnerfabrikanten aus Reims, zum künftigen Firmenchef bestimmt, nach Vaters Willen in Deutschland Agrarwirtschaft und Önologie studierte.“

[1] "The reason for this was that he, the son of a thede -known champagne manufacturer from Reims, also known in Germany, determined the future company boss, according to father's will in Germany"

[1] „Darin ist keine Pioniertat einheitlicher Anrede vom Firmenchef bis zum Hilfsarbeiter zu sehen, sondern schlichtweg Übernahme schwedischen Anredegebrauchs.“

[1] "There is no pioneering act of uniform salutation from the company boss to the auxiliary worker, but simply takeover of Swedish address brain" "

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