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Is it der, die oder das Hauptplatine?


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

The word Hauptplatine 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 Hauptplatine?

How does the declension of Hauptplatine 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 Hauptplatine die Hauptplatinen
Genitive der Hauptplatine der Hauptplatinen
Dative der Hauptplatine den Hauptplatinen
Akkusative die Hauptplatine die Hauptplatinen

What is the meaning of Hauptplatine in German?

Hauptplatine is defined as:

[1] Computer science: central circuit board of a computer on which all essential electronic assemblies are arranged

[1] Informatik: zentrale Platine eines Computers, auf der alle wesentlichen elektronischen Baugruppen angeordnet sind

How to use Hauptplatine in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Hauptplatine with translations in English.

[1] Da er den Computer nur für Büroarbeiten verwendet, stellt er keine hohen Anforderungen an die Hauptplatine.

[1] Since he only uses the computer for office work, he does not place high demands on the motherboard.

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Pictures or photos of Hauptplatine

[1] Hauptplatine aus dem Jahr 2004
[1] Hauptplatine aus dem Jahr 2004

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