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Is it der, die oder das Chip?


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

The word Chip 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 Chip?

How does the declension of Chip 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 Chip die Chips
Genitive des Chips der Chips
Dative dem Chip den Chips
Akkusative den Chip die Chips

What is the meaning of Chip in German?

Chip has various definitions in German:

[1] Computer science, technology: electronic circuit in a semiconductor in the smallest space

[1] Informatik, Technik: elektronische Schaltung auf einem Halbleiter auf kleinstem Raum

[2] Gastronomy, singular unbroken: Baked or fried thin potato disc

[2] Gastronomie, Singular ungebräuchlich: mit Fett gebackene oder frittierte dünne Kartoffelscheibe

[3] Gambling: game brand at Gaming games

[3] Glücksspiel: Spielmarke bei Glücksspielen

[4] Golf: A short, flat rapprochement on the green

[4] Golf: ein kurzer, flacher Annäherungsschlag auf das Grün

How to use Chip in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Chip with translations in English.

[1] Der kleine, nicht einmal fingernagelgroße Chip vernetzt elektrische Geräte über das bestehende Stromnetz.

[1] The small, not even fingernail -sized chip networked electrical devices via the existing electricity network

[1] Mein Fiffi hat jetzt einen kleinen Chip unter der Haut im Nacken, sein Personalausweis, so zu sagen.

[1] My fiffi now has a small chip under the skin on the neck, his identity card, so to say so

[2] Es gibt Menschen, die leben nur von Chips und Dosenpils.

[2] There are people who only live from chips and canned pils

[3] Bereits nach dreißig Minuten hatte er keine Chips mehr und machte sich Gedanken darüber, mit dem Pokerspielen aufzuhören.

[3] After only thirty minutes he had no chips and worried about stopping poker games

[4] „Ein Chip erfordert keine große Sportlichkeit, kein Hantelstemmen und keine Dehnübungen, sondern nur Trainingsfleiß.“

[4] "A chip does not require great sportiness, no dumbbells and no stretching exercises, but only training diligence"

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Pictures or photos of Chip

[2] Kartoffelchips
[2] Kartoffelchips
[3] ein Pokerchip
[3] ein Pokerchip

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