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Is it der, die oder das Generalstaatsanwalt?


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

The word Generalstaatsanwalt 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 Generalstaatsanwalt?

How does the declension of Generalstaatsanwalt 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 Generalstaatsanwalt die Generalstaatsanwälte
Genitive des Generalstaatsanwalts des Generalstaatsanwaltes der Generalstaatsanwälte
Dative dem Generalstaatsanwalt dem Generalstaatsanwalte den Generalstaatsanwälten
Akkusative den Generalstaatsanwalt die Generalstaatsanwälte

What is the meaning of Generalstaatsanwalt in German?

Generalstaatsanwalt is defined as:

[1] Highest public prosecutor, to whom only the State Justice Minister is superordinate

[1] höchster Staatsanwalt, dem nur der Landesjustizminister übergeordnet ist

How to use Generalstaatsanwalt in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Generalstaatsanwalt with translations in English.

[1] „Reinhard Röttle wird neuer Münchner Generalstaatsanwalt und damit Chef von mehr als 1300 Mitarbeitern, darunter gut 400 Staatsanwälte, in Oberbayern, Schwaben und Teilen Niederbayerns.“

[1] "Reinhard Röttle becomes the new Munich Attorney General and thus the boss of more than 1,300 employees, including a good 400 prosecutors, in Upper Bavaria, Swabia and parts of Lower Bavaria"

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