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Is it der, die oder das Datensatz?


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

The word Datensatz 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 Datensatz?

How does the declension of Datensatz 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 Datensatz die Datensätze
Genitive des Datensatzes der Datensätze
Dative dem Datensatz dem Datensatze den Datensätzen
Akkusative den Datensatz die Datensätze

What is the meaning of Datensatz in German?

Datensatz is defined as:

[1] Computer science, IT: Group of related (related) data fields (e.g. article number and article name))

[1] Informatik, EDV: Gruppe von inhaltlich zusammenhängenden (zu einem Objekt gehörenden) Datenfeldern (zum Beispiel Artikelnummer und Artikelbezeichnung)

How to use Datensatz in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Datensatz with translations in English.

[1] Es sind einige Datensätze in der Datenbank fehlerhaft.

[1] There are some data records in the faulty database

[1] Man konnte die gelöschten Datensätze nicht wiederherstellen.

[1] You could not restore the deleted data records

[1] Wenn ein Datensatz das Kriterium (hier Artikelnummer=1001) nicht erfüllt, ignoriert das Programm diesen Datensatz und fährt mit dem nächsten Datensatz der Datenbank fort.

[1] If a data record does not meet the criterion (here article number = 1001), the program ignores this data record and drives on with the next data record of the database

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