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Is it der, die oder das Datenverarbeitung?


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

The word Datenverarbeitung 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 Datenverarbeitung?

How does the declension of Datenverarbeitung 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 Datenverarbeitung die Datenverarbeitungen
Genitive der Datenverarbeitung der Datenverarbeitungen
Dative der Datenverarbeitung den Datenverarbeitungen
Akkusative die Datenverarbeitung die Datenverarbeitungen

What is the meaning of Datenverarbeitung in German?

Datenverarbeitung is defined as:

[1] IT: The targeted transformation of generally large amounts of data by humans or machines according to a given procedure

[1] EDV: die zielgerichtete Transformation von im Allgemeinen großen Datenmengen durch Menschen oder Maschinen nach einem vorgegebenen Verfahren

How to use Datenverarbeitung in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Datenverarbeitung with translations in English.

[1] Nachrichtenbezogene Computeranwendungen wie E-Mail oder VoIP können überwacht werden, nicht aber Datenverarbeitungen, die nicht nachrichten- oder kommunikationsbezogen sind (Textverarbeitung, Datenbanken, etc.)

[1] News-related computer applications such as e-mail or VoIP can be monitored, but not data processing that is not news or communication-related (text processing, databases, etc.)

[1] Durch die Bearbeitung dieser Daten ist es möglich auf zusätzliche Untersuchungen zu verzichten, und die Bilder stehen uns durch die schnelle Datenverarbeitung sofort für die Diagnosestellung zur Verfügung.

[1] By processing this data, it is possible to do without additional examinations, and the images are immediately available for the diagnosis by the quick data processing

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