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Is it der, die oder das Diskette?


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

The word Diskette 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 Diskette?

How does the declension of Diskette 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 Diskette die Disketten
Genitive der Diskette der Disketten
Dative der Diskette den Disketten
Akkusative die Diskette die Disketten

What is the meaning of Diskette in German?

Diskette is defined as:

[1] Information technology: round, magnetic alternating data carrier, mostly firmly installed in a plastic or paper cover

[1] Informationstechnik: runder, magnetischer Wechseldatenträger, meist fest in eine Kunststoff- oder Papierhülle eingebaut

How to use Diskette in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Diskette with translations in English.

[1] Die erste Diskette mit dem dazu gehörenden Laufwerk wurde von IBM 1971 auf den Markt gebracht.

The first disk with the associated drive was brought to the market by IBM in 1971

[1] Für viele Anwendungen wurde die Diskette von USB-Sticks abgelöst.

[1] For many applications, the floppy disk from USB sticks was replaced

[1] Legst Du bitte die Diskette ein, auf der meine Briefe gespeichert sind?

[1] Please insert the floppy disk on which my letters are saved

[1] „Perlmann achtete darauf, daß seine Bewegungen für Giovanni gut zu erkennen waren, als er jetzt wieder zum Rechner zurückrollte und die Diskette ins Laufwerk schob.“

[1] "Perlmann made sure that his movements for Giovanni were easy to recognize when he was now rolling back to the computer and the diskette in the Schobä drive" "

[1] „Sie tragen ihren Lebenslauf auf einer Diskette mit sich herum.“

[1] "You carry your résumé on a floppy disk with you"

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Pictures or photos of Diskette

[1] Verschiedene Disketten
[1] Verschiedene Disketten

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