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Is it der, die oder das Fork?


The correct article in German of Fork is der. So it is der Fork! (nominative case)

The word Fork is masculine, therefore the correct article is der.

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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 Fork?

How does the declension of Fork 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 der Fork die Forks
Genitive des Forks der Forks
Dative dem Fork den Forks
Akkusative den Fork die Forks

What is the meaning of Fork in German?

Fork is defined as:

[1] Computer science, software development: Development branch after splitting a project into two or more follow -up projects

[1] Informatik, Softwarentwicklung: Entwicklungszweig nach der Aufspaltung eines Projektes in zwei oder mehrere Folgeprojekte

How to use Fork in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Fork with translations in English.

[1] „Bazaar war anfangs ein „Fork“ (d.h. eine Abspaltung) des verteilten Arch-Versionsverwaltungssystems. Ein Fork bedeutet, dass die Entwickler verschiedene Ansichten vertreten, wohin die Entwicklung des Programms gehen soll und spalten sich in verschiedene Gruppen auf, um die unterschiedlichen Ziele der jeweiligen Gruppen zu verwirklichen.“

[1] “Bazaar was initially a“ fork ”(for a split) of the distributed Arch version management system. A fork means that the developers represent different views where the development of the program should go and split into different groups to realize the different goals of the respective groups. ”

[1] „Wie in einer zerrütteten Ehe entwickelte sich schnell ein Rosenkrieg zwischen der von Miro dominierten Mambo-Foundation, der plötzlich das Entwicklungsteam abhanden gekommen war, dem Entwicklungsteam selbst, das natürlich einen neuen Namen für den Fork benötigte, und einer erhitzten internationalen Community von hunderttausenden Benutzern, die sich teilweise mit harten Worten in Blogs, Foren und den jeweiligen Projektseiten beharkten.“

[1] “As in a broken marriage, a rose war quickly developed between the Miro-dominated Mambo Foundation, which had suddenly lost the development team, the development team itself, which of course needed a new name for the fork, and an heated international community of hundreds of thousands of users, some of whom are heard in blogs, forums and the respective project pages "

[1] „Aus diesem Grund kam es zu einem sogenannten »Fork«, also zu einer Spaltung des Projekts: […]“

[1] For this reason there was a so -called "fork", ie a split of the project: […] "

[1] Forks sind oft erfolgreicher als ihre Ausgangsprojekte.

[1] Forks are often more successful than their starting project

[1] LibreOffice ist ein Fork von OpenOffice.

[1] LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOfficee

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