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Is it der, die oder das Assistent?


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

The word Assistent 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 Assistent?

How does the declension of Assistent 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 Assistent die Assistenten
Genitive des Assistenten der Assistenten
Dative dem Assistenten den Assistenten
Akkusative den Assistenten die Assistenten

What is the meaning of Assistent in German?

Assistent has various definitions in German:

[1] mostly academically pre -educated assistant

[1] meist akademisch vorgebildete Hilfskraft

[2] Computer science: A computer program in data processing

[2] Informatik: ein Computerprogramm in der Datenverarbeitung

How to use Assistent in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Assistent with translations in English.

[1] Dem Hochschulprofessor wurden zwei Assistenten zur Seite gestellt.

[1] Two assistants were provided with the university professor

[2] Mit der SSIS-Toolbox kann man durch die Verwendung von Quellen- und Ziel-Assistenten das Einlesen von Daten in die MSSQL-Datenbank automatisieren.

[2] With the SSIS toolbox you can use the use of source and target assistants to read data into the MSSQL database Automation

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