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Is it der, die oder das Roboter?


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

The word Roboter 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 Roboter?

How does the declension of Roboter 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 Roboter die Roboter
Genitive des Roboters der Roboter
Dative dem Roboter den Robotern
Akkusative den Roboter die Roboter

What is the meaning of Roboter in German?

Roboter has various definitions in German:

[1] Machine that autonomously fulfills a certain task

[1] Maschine, die autonom eine bestimmte Aufgabe erfüllt

[2] Historically: someone who does the frond service that is in front work

[2] historisch: jemand, der Frondienst leistet, der in Fronarbeit steht

How to use Roboter in a sentence?

Example sentences in German using Roboter with translations in English.

[1] Durch Roboter wurden viele Arbeitskräfte ersetzt.

[1] Many workers were replaced by robots

[1] „Darin ging es um einen kleinen Jungen, der sich mit einem riesigen Roboter anfreundete.“

[1] "It was about a little boy who made up with a huge robot"

[1] „Um sich vor dem Unhold zu schützen, machte sich der Junge daran, einen Roboter zu bauen.“

[1] "To protect himself from the fault, the boy set out to build a robot"

[1] „Der Mensch ist kein Roboter.“

[1] "Man is not a robot"

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