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Is it der, die oder das Senat?


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

The word Senat 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 Senat?

How does the declension of Senat 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 Senat die Senate
Genitive des Senates des Senats der Senate
Dative dem Senat dem Senate den Senaten
Akkusative den Senat die Senate

What is the meaning of Senat in German?

Senat has various definitions in German:

[1] Politics: Supreme Government

[1] Politik: oberste Regierungsbehörde

[2] Politics: A Chamber of Parliament

[2] Politik: eine Kammer des Parlaments

[3] Training: Administrative Authority at universities

[3] Ausbildung: Verwaltungsbehörde an Hochschulen

[4] Legal system: decision -making body of higher German courts

[4] Rechtswesen: Entscheidungsgremium höherer deutscher Gerichte

[5] Politics: Städtische Government Agency of Berlin, Bremen and Hamburg

[5] Politik: städtische Regierungsbehörde von Berlin, Bremen und Hamburg

[6] Historical: Parliament in the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire

[6] historisch: Parlament in der römischen Republik und dem Römischen Reich

How to use Senat in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Senat with translations in English.

[1] „Das Restaurant des Senats lässt das Volk grün werden vor Neid.“

[1] "The restaurant of the Senate makes the people become green before Neide"

[2] „Der Senat der Vereinigten Staaten ist neben dem Repräsentantenhaus eine der beiden Kammern des Kongresses der Vereinigten Staaten, eines Zweikammer-Parlaments (Bikameralismus) nach britischer Tradition.“

[2] "In addition to the House of Representatives, the Senate of the United States is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, a two-chamber parliament (bikerism) according to British tradition" "

[3] „An Hochschulen ist der Akademische Senat ein Selbstverwaltungsorgan und das oberste Gremium.“

[3] "At universities, the academic Senate is a self -government body and the top committee"

[4] Das Verfahren liegt dem ersten Senat zur Entscheidung vor.

[4] The procedure for the first Senate is available for decision

[5] Nach den Wahlen wird es im Senat einige Änderungen geben.

[5] After the elections, there will be some changes in the Senate

[6] „Entscheidungen fielen grundsätzlich im Senat. Aber zu ihrer Verwirklichung bedurfte es der Magistrate und bei Gesetzen auch der Volksversammlung.“

[6] "In principle, decisions were made in the Senate to achieve their realization, the magistrate and laws also needed the folk assembly."

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Pictures or photos of Senat

[1] Gebäude des französischen Senats
[1] Gebäude des französischen Senats
[6] künstlerische Darstellung des Senats
[6] künstlerische Darstellung des Senats

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