Daten

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adapted from older Data +‎ -en, replacing it mid-late 19th century.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaːt(ə)n/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Daten n pl (plural only)

  1. data, plural of Datum (piece of information)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Also sometimes used colloquially as a plural for Datei (file) due to the semantic overlap and acoustic similarity between Daten (data) and Dateien (files).

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Daten” in Duden online
  • Daten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data, Daten at Google Ngram Viewer