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Is it der, die oder das Elektronik?


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

The word Elektronik 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 Elektronik?

How does the declension of Elektronik 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 Elektronik
Genitive der Elektronik
Dative der Elektronik
Akkusative die Elektronik

What is the meaning of Elektronik in German?

Elektronik has various definitions in German:

[1] Electrical engineering: Sub -area of ​​electrical engineering, which deals with electronic components, for example capacitors, transistors, coils or photo cells

[1] Elektrotechnik: Teilgebiet der Elektrotechnik, das sich mit elektronischen Bauelementen, also zum Beispiel Kondensatoren, Transistoren, Spulen oder Fotozellen befasst

[2] Electrical engineering: electronic part of a device or a system

[2] Elektrotechnik: elektronischer Teil eines Geräts oder einer Anlage

How to use Elektronik in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Elektronik with translations in English.

[1] Magdalena kann sich nicht für Elektronik begeistern.

[1] Magdalena cannot be enthusiastic about electronics

[2] Die Elektronik einer Rechenmaschine ist für Laien unmöglich zu verstehen.

[2] The electronics of a computing machine are impossible for laypersons to understand

[2] „In der Euphorie über die schadstoffarm fahrenden Elektrofahrzeuge vergisst man gerne, dass ihre Produktion die Umwelt sehr wohl belastet: Sowohl der Abbau der Rohstoffe als auch die Herstellung von Batterie und Elektronik schlagen in der Umweltbilanz negativ zu Buche.“

[2] "In the euphoria on the electric vehicles that are driving low in pollutants, it is happy to forget that their production is very well burdened by the environment: both the reduction of raw materials and the manufacture of battery and electronics beat negatively in the environmental balance" "

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