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Is it der, die oder das Derivat?


The correct article in German of Derivat is das. So it is das Derivat! (nominative case)

The word Derivat is neuter, therefore the correct article is das.

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 Derivat?

How does the declension of Derivat 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 das Derivat die Derivate
Genitive des Derivats des Derivates der Derivate
Dative dem Derivat dem Derivate den Derivaten
Akkusative das Derivat die Derivate

What is the meaning of Derivat in German?

Derivat has various definitions in German:

[1] Linguistics: derived word

[1] Linguistik: abgeleitetes Wort

[2] Chemistry: chemical connection that can be formally derived from a simpler

[2] Chemie: chemische Verbindung, die sich formell von einer einfacheren ableiten lässt

[3] Product or design that derives from another product or design

[3] Produkt oder Entwurf, welcher sich von einem anderen Produkt oder Entwurf ableitet

[4] Financial economy: Financial contract, the value of which is derived from a market -related reference size

[4] Finanzwirtschaft: finanzwirtschaftlicher Vertrag, dessen Wert sich von einer marktbezogenen Referenzgröße ableitet

How to use Derivat in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Derivat with translations in English.

[1] Das Adjektiv „witzig“ ist ein Derivat von „Witz“

[1] The adjective "funny" is a derivative of "wit"

[2] das Methan und seine Derivate

[2] The methane and its derivatives

[3] 386BSD ist ein Unix-Derivat; die Geländeversion ist ein Derivat der Limousine; die bekannte Zeichentrickserie hat zahllose Derivate als Bettwäsche, Geschirr oder Schreibwaren hervorgebracht

[3] 386BSD is a Unix derivative. The terrain version is a derivative of the sedan; The well -known cartoon series has produced countless derivatives as bed linen, dishes or stationery

How do you pronounce Derivat?

Derivat (Österreich)

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