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Is it der, die oder das Halbleiter?


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

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

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 Halbleiter?

How does the declension of Halbleiter 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 Halbleiter die Halbleiter
Genitive des Halbleiters der Halbleiter
Dative dem Halbleiter den Halbleitern
Akkusative den Halbleiter die Halbleiter

What is the meaning of Halbleiter in German?

Halbleiter is defined as:

[1] Electrical engineering, physics: a fabric/material that is conductive or blocking for the electrical current under certain conditions

[1] Elektrotechnik, Physik: ein Stoff/Material, der/das für den elektrischen Strom unter bestimmten Voraussetzungen leitend oder sperrend ist.

How to use Halbleiter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Halbleiter with translations in English.

[1] Silizium ist ein guter Halbleiter, deshalb sind viele Elektronikteile aus diesem Material.

[1] Silicon is a good semiconductor, so there are many electronic parts from this material

[1] „Der Übergang von Halbleitern zu Isolatoren ist fließend. So wird beispielsweise Galliumnitrid (GaN; Einsatz in blauen LEDs) mit einer Bandlückenenergie von ≈ 3,2 eV ebenfalls zu den Halbleitern gezählt, Diamant mit einer Bandlücke von ≈ 5,5 eV aber nicht mehr.“

[1] “The transition from semiconductors to isolators is flow, for example, gallium nitride (ganan use in blue LEDs) with a band gap energy of ≈ 3.2 eV is also one of the semiconductors, diamond with a band gap of ≈ 5 , 5 but not anymore. "

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