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Is it der, die oder das Elektron?


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

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

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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 Elektron?

How does the declension of Elektron 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 Elektron die Elektronen
Genitive des Elektrons der Elektronen
Dative dem Elektron den Elektronen
Akkusative das Elektron die Elektronen

What is the meaning of Elektron in German?

Elektron has various definitions in German:

[1] Physics, emphasis on 1 Ö or 2nd syllable: Negatively charged elementary particles

[1] Physik, Betonung auf 1. oder 2. Silbe: negativ geladenes Elementarteilchen

[2] Chemistry, emphasis only on the 2 person syllable: a alloy made of gold and silver

[2] Chemie, Betonung nur auf der 2. Silbe: eine Legierung aus Gold und Silber

How to use Elektron in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Elektron with translations in English.

[1] Ein Atom des Heliums besitzt zwei Elektronen.

[1] An atom of the helium has two electron

[1] „Früher hatte man jedes Atom für ein Sonnensystem im kleinen gehalten, das aus einem Kern bestand, der von kreisenden Elektronen umgeben war und die Sphärenharmonie in mikroskopischem Maßstab widerspiegelte.“

[1] "In the past, every atom had been kept on a small scale that consisted of a core that was surrounded by circular electrons and the spherical harmony reflected on a microscopic scale"

[1] „Weder gibt es einen Plus- noch einen Minuspol, sondern nur ein Gefälle von geladenen Teilchen wie Elektronen oder Ionen.“

[1] "There is neither a plus nor a minus pole, but only a slope of invited particles such as electrons or ionene" "

[2] Ursprünglich hielt man Elektron für ein eigenständiges Metall.

Originally, electron was considered an independent metal

How do you pronounce Elektron?

Elektron (Österreich)

Pictures or photos of Elektron

[2] Löwenfrau (aus Elektrum, Rhodos, ca. 620 v. Chr.)
[2] Löwenfrau (aus Elektrum, Rhodos, ca. 620 v. Chr.)

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