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I know that verfassen means to write or to compose:

Alle Bücher sind in deutscher Sprache verfasst.

Can I say "Ich verfasse einen Brief"? Or is the word used for lengthier works such as books?

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closed as off-topic by thekeyofgb, c.p., 0x6d64, Takkat Dec 28 '13 at 9:11

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This question appears to be off-topic because the answer to it could be quickly found via a search in reference material –  thekeyofgb Dec 28 '13 at 7:48
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Ich verfasse die Sperrung gewieser Frage, weil die Antwort hier ganz einfach zu finden ist. Da kommt genau dein Beispiel. –  c.p. Dec 28 '13 at 8:48
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@c.p., nice, but wrong German, since a Sperrung is not a document. –  Carsten Schultz Dec 28 '13 at 12:07
    
@CarstenSchultz alles klar, danke. Ursprünglich hatte ich den Sperrungsbeitrag geschrieben, dann klang der Satz mir irgenwie falsch, und ... blieb es sowieso falsch. –  c.p. Dec 28 '13 at 12:14