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Is it der, die oder das Automatik?


The correct article in German of Automatik is die. So it is die Automatik! (nominative case)

The word Automatik is feminine, therefore the correct article is die.

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 Automatik?

How does the declension of Automatik 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 die Automatik die Automatiken
Genitive der Automatik der Automatiken
Dative der Automatik den Automatiken
Akkusative die Automatik die Automatiken

What is the meaning of Automatik in German?

Automatik has various definitions in German:

[1] Without plural, technology: self -directed functioning

[1] ohne Plural, Technik: selbstgesteuerte Funktionsweise

[2] Without plural, transferred: automatically controlled process

[2] ohne Plural, übertragen: selbsttätig gesteuerter Vorgang

[3] Technology: Technical device that automatically regulates and controls a process

[3] Technik: technische Vorrichtung, die einen Vorgang selbsttätig regelt und steuert

[4] Technology, short for: automatic transmission

[4] Technik, kurz für: Automatikgetriebe

[5] Without plural, technology: teaching that deals with self -activity and self -regulation

[5] ohne Plural, Technik: Lehre, die sich mit der Selbsttätigkeit und Selbstregulierung beschäftigt

How to use Automatik in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Automatik with translations in English.

[1] Nach etwas Überlegen hat er die Automatik des Getränkeautomaten durchschaut und konnte ihn manipulieren.

[1] After a little superior, he saw through the automatic automatic drink and was able to manipulate it



[3] Bei meiner Kamera ist die Automatik kaputt, ich muss sie reparieren lassen.

[3] With my camera, the automatic is broken, I have to have it repaired

[4] Ich bin noch nie mit Automatik gefahren.

[4] I've never been with automatic



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