Irgend–Prefix in German

What are German indefinite pronouns? These are pronouns that do not indicate the gender or number of things/people discussed. To put it simply, they are those vague words like ‘somebody’, ‘everybody’, ‘a few’, and ‘some’. Why are these important to learn? [...]

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Use of “da” in German

DA- COMPOUNDS 1. Da– Compounds Note that the form dar– is used when the preposition begins with a vowel. 2. Some Common Da– Words Following are some commonly used da– words: dabei in the process, in this matter, there, at the same time, as well dadurch thereby, in doing so dafür instead, on the [...]

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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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