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Is it der, die oder das Operation?


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

The word Operation 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 Operation?

How does the declension of Operation 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 Operation die Operationen
Genitive der Operation der Operationen
Dative der Operation den Operationen
Akkusative die Operation die Operationen

What is the meaning of Operation in German?

Operation has various definitions in German:

[1] Medicine: surgical intervention in the organism

[1] Medizin: chirurgischer Eingriff in den Organismus

[2] Military: Use of armed forces

[2] Militär: Einsatz von Streitkräften

[3] in the case of secret services: a precisely planned action, also under cover names

[3] bei Geheimdiensten: eine präzise geplante Aktion, auch unter Decknamen

[4] Mathematics: calculation process

[4] Mathematik: Rechenvorgang

[5] EDP: program step

[5] EDV: Programmschritt

How to use Operation in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Operation with translations in English.

[1] Die Operation ist gut verlaufen.

[1] The operation went well.

[1] Eine Brustvergrößerung ist eine sehr heikle Operation.

[1] Breast augmentation is a very delicate operation

[1] Auf Grund von Komplikationen während einer komplizierten Operation am Herzen, ist die Frau einige Stunden danach verstorben.

[1] Due to complications during a complicated operation on the heart, the woman died a few hours later.

[1] „Bis zur Operation war ich noch froh, weil ich im Bett liegen konnte, während die anderen Kopfrechnen hatten.“[2]

[1] "Up until the operation I was still happy because I could lie in bed while the others had mental arithmetic ." [2]

[1] „Eine schwere, nicht geglückte Operation trieb ihn körperlich an den äußeren Rand des Lebens.“[3]

[1] "A serious, unsuccessful operation drove him physically to the outer edge of life ." [3]

[1] „Freiwillige Operationen sind also nicht meine Sache.“[4]

[1] "So voluntary operations are not my thing?" [4]

[1] „In zwei Wochen ist ihre Operation.“[5]

[1] "Your operation will be in two weeks ." [5]

[2] Um sechs Uhr beginnt Operation: Flammenmeer.

[2] Operation: Sea of ​​Flames . begins at six o'clock



[4] Die Operation Wurzelziehen ist auch in den reellen Zahlen nicht immer lösbar.

[4] The operation of extracting the roots is not always solvable even in real numbers.



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