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Is it der, die oder das Diagramm?


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

The word Diagramm 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 Diagramm?

How does the declension of Diagramm 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 Diagramm die Diagramme
Genitive des Diagramms der Diagramme
Dative dem Diagramm den Diagrammen
Akkusative das Diagramm die Diagramme

What is the meaning of Diagramm in German?

Diagramm has various definitions in German:

[1] Graphical representation of a fact that is recorded in terms of numbers

[1] grafische Darstellung eines Sachverhalts, der zahlenmäßig erfasst ist

[2] Picture in the chess

[2] Stellungsbild beim Schach

How to use Diagramm in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Diagramm with translations in English.

[1] Wenn man einen Sachverhalt als Diagramm darstellt, ist er oft leichter zu verstehen, als wenn man ihn nur verbal beschreibt.

[1] If you represent a fact as a diagram, it is often easier to understand than if you only describe it verbally

[1] „Sprache und nur die Sprache schenkt dem Menschentier die Macht des exakten Erinnerns und stattet ihn mit dem Mittel aus, etwas einstweilen in seinem Gedächtnis zu speichern oder auf unbestimmte Zeit in Druckbuchstaben zu bewahren oder auf Film zu bannen oder in die Form von technischen, architektonischen und anderen Diagrammen zu kleiden.“

[1] “Language and only the language gives the human animal the power of the exact memory and equips it with the means of saving something in his memory for the time being, or remaining indefinite in print letters or banning or on film or in the form of Technical, architectural and other diagrams to dress "

[2] Eine Schachstellung wird in der Schachliteratur gerne durch ein Diagramm abgebildet.

[2] A chess position is often depicted in the chess literature by a diagram

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