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Is it der, die oder das Vorsitzender?


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

The word Vorsitzender 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 Vorsitzender?

How does the declension of Vorsitzender work in the nominative, accusative, dative and genitive cases? Here you can find all forms in the singular as well as in the plural:

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1 Singular Plural
Nominative Vorsitzender Vorsitzende
Genitive Vorsitzenden Vorsitzender
Dative Vorsitzendem Vorsitzenden
Akkusative Vorsitzenden Vorsitzende
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1 Singular Plural
Nominativ der Vorsitzende die Vorsitzenden
Genitiv des Vorsitzenden der Vorsitzenden
Dativ dem Vorsitzenden den Vorsitzenden
Akkusativ den Vorsitzenden die Vorsitzenden
gemischte Deklination (mit Possessivpronomen, »kein«, …)
1 Singular Plural
Nominativ ein Vorsitzender keine Vorsitzenden
Genitiv eines Vorsitzenden keiner Vorsitzenden
Dativ einem Vorsitzenden keinen Vorsitzenden
Akkusativ einen Vorsitzenden keine Vorsitzenden

What is the meaning of Vorsitzender in German?

Vorsitzender is defined as:

[1] Person who holds the management and responsibility of an association, a party, an organization or the like

[1] Person, die die Leitung und Verantwortung eines Vereins, einer Partei, einer Organisation oder Ähnliches innehat

How to use Vorsitzender in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Vorsitzender with translations in English.

[1] Er wurde zum neuen Vorsitzenden der Partei gewählt.

[1] He was elected as the new chairman of the party

[1] „Der Vorsitzende sieht die Zeugin durchdringend an.“

[1] "The chairman sees the witness penetrating"

[1] „In München ist der Vorsitzende des Zentralrats zurückgetreten, ich werde zu seinem Nachfolger bestimmt.“

[1] "In Munich, the chairman of the Central Council has resigned, I will be determined as his successor"

[1] „Zunächst, in Abwesenheit ihres altgedienten Vorsitzenden, hatten die Unabhängigen es halsstarrig abgelehnt, Nichtsozialisten in die Regierung aufzunehmen, und sei es auch nur als Fachleute ohne exekutive Befugnisse.“

[1] "First, in the absence of their veteran chairman, the independent had rejected it stubbornly to include non -socialists in the government, even if only as experts without executive powers"

[1] „Der Vorsitzende sei sehr beschäftigt, hieß es.“

[1] "The chairman is very busy, it said"

How do you pronounce Vorsitzender?

Vorsitzender (Österreich)
Vorsitzender (Österreich)

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