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Is it der, die oder das Algorithmus?


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

The word Algorithmus 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 Algorithmus?

How does the declension of Algorithmus 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 Algorithmus die Algorithmen
Genitive des Algorithmus der Algorithmen
Dative dem Algorithmus den Algorithmen
Akkusative den Algorithmus die Algorithmen

What is the meaning of Algorithmus in German?

Algorithmus is defined as:

[1] Computer science, mathematics: A precisely described procedure for solving a problem in finally many and clearly described steps

[1] Informatik, Mathematik: eine exakt beschriebene Vorgehensweise zum Lösen eines Problems in endlich vielen und eindeutig beschriebenen Schritten

How to use Algorithmus in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Algorithmus with translations in English.

[1] Es gibt rekursive und iterative Algorithmen.

[1] There are recursive and iterative algorithm

[1] „Insbesondere beruhen die meisten modernen Algorithmen auf mathematischen Strukturen.“

[1] "In particular, most modern algorithms are based on mathematical structures"

[1] Jedes mit einem Algorithmus lösbare mathematische Problem kann auch von einem Computer gelöst werden.

[1] Every mathematical problem that can be solved with an algorithm can also be solved by a computer

[1] „Einen Algorithmus zur Steuerung einer Flugabwehrkanone, der die messbaren Daten des bisherigen Flugverhaltens nutzt, um vorauszusagen, wie sich der Pilot in den nächsten Sekunden verhalten wird.“

[1] "An algorithm to control an anti -aircraft cannon that uses the measurable data of the previous flight behavior to predict how the pilot will behave in the next seconds"

[1] „Doch nicht nur im Internet werden Algorithmen verwendet, auch in Krankenhäusern bei der Diagnosefindung, in Polizeistationen bei der Gesichtserkennung oder in Banken zur Einschätzung der Kreditwürdigkeit eines potenziellen Kreditnehmers kommen sie zum Einsatz.“

[1] "But not only on the Internet, algorithms are used, also in hospitals when finding diagnosis, in police stations in facial recognition or in banks to assess the creditworthiness of a potential borrower.

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