Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in German

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives in German There are three adjective degrees in German: Positive (equality and inferiority comparatives) Comparative (superiority) Superlative Positive degree This is the unmodified adjective. Ich bin müde I am tired The comparative of equality and inferiority is formed with the positive degree: Comparative of equality Clauses of [...]

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German noun declension

German Regular Noun declension, n-declension and exceptions Capitalized Nouns One important thing as we get started: All nouns are written with the first letter capitalized. "the house" is written as "das Haus". Genders There are three genders in German: masculine (männlich), feminine (weiblich) and neuter (sächlich). Usually, the gender of a noun is determined [...]

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German Particles and Uses

German Particles and Uses What are particles? ›Particles are unchangeable words that aren‘t considered prepositions, adverbs, or conjunctions. Characteristics of particles ›They can‘t be the answer to a question. ›They make the language more „lively“, can make an entire sentence negative or positive, and show [...]

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German Grammar: Dativ oder Akkusativ

The list of  Verbs that prescribe whether Dativ or Akkusativ is to be used Liste der Verben, die Dativ voraussetzen: absagen ähneln antworten begegnen befehlen beistehen beitreten danken dienen drohen einfallen entgegenkommen fehlen folgen gefallen gehorchen gehören gelingen genügen glauben gratulieren gut tun helfen missfallen misslingen sich nähern nachlaufen nützen passen passieren raten sich schaden vertrauen [...]

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