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Is it der, die oder das Intendant?


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

The word Intendant 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 Intendant?

How does the declension of Intendant 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 Intendant die Intendanten
Genitive des Intendanten der Intendanten
Dative dem Intendanten den Intendanten
Akkusative den Intendanten die Intendanten

What is the meaning of Intendant in German?

Intendant has various definitions in German:

[1] (artistic) director of an opera, a theater or a radio station

[1] (künstlerischer) Leiter einer Oper, eines Theaters oder eines Rundfunksenders

[2] Supreme responsible for a military administrative authority

[2] oberster Verantwortlicher einer militärischen Verwaltungsbehörde

How to use Intendant in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Intendant with translations in English.

[1] Claus Peymann ist ein deutscher Theaterregisseur und derzeit Intendant des Berliner Ensembles.

[1] Claus Peymann is a German theater director and currently director of the Berlin Ensemblesä

[1] „Doch früher oder später wird es auch die Intendanten von ARD und ZDF beschäftigen und ihnen eine neue Debatte über ihre Gebührenmilliarden bescheren.“

[1] "Sooner or later it will also employ the articles of ARD and ZDF and give them a new debate about their fee billions"

[2] „Die im vorliegenden Repertorium erschlossenen Akten entstanden in der Korpsintendantur, die außer dem Geschäftsbereich des Intendanten, bzw. der Behördenleitung (einschließlich Innerer Dienst) in folgende Abteilungen untergliedert war:…“

[2] "The files opened in the present repertory were created in the Corpsintendant, which was divided into the following departments in addition to the business area of ​​the director, or the authority management (including inner service): ..."

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