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Is it der, die oder das Genom?


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

The word Genom 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 Genom?

How does the declension of Genom 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 Genom die Genome
Genitive des Genoms der Genome
Dative dem Genom den Genomen
Akkusative das Genom die Genome

What is the meaning of Genom in German?

Genom has various definitions in German:

[1] The entirety of the various non-redundant DNA sequences (for some viruses also RNA sequences) of an organism or cell organlle

[1] die Gesamtheit der verschiedenen, nichtredundanten DNA-Sequenzen (bei manchen Viren auch RNA-Sequenzen) eines Organismus oder Zellorganells

[2] The entirety of the genes of an organism or cell organlle

[2] die Gesamtheit der Gene eines Organismus oder Zellorganells

How to use Genom in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Genom with translations in English.

[1] Über 13 Jahre hat man das Genom des Menschen untersucht und entschlüsselt.

The genome of man has been examined and decoded over 13 years

[1] Die Methode, die die Forscher angewendet haben, hat die Bezeichnung CRISPR. Damit können komplexe Genome verändert werden. Über die Gene des Embryos kann in das Erbgut sämtlicher Körperzellen eingegriffen werden.

[1] The method that the researchers used has the name Crisprä. This enables complex genomes to be changed. The genes of the embryo can be intervened in the genetic material of all body cells.

[2] Das Genom der Taufliege Drosophila melanogaster umfasst rund 13.000 Gene.

[2] The genome of the Drosophila Melanogaster baptism includes around 1,000 genes.

[2] Ein Mensch, ein Genom. Dieser Lehrsatz ist 15 Jahre nach der ersten Genom-Entzifferung nicht mehr haltbar.

[2] A person, a genoma This teaching rate is no longer durable 15 years after the first genome.

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