Adjektive - Questions on words that qualify nouns by giving additional information.

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Why isn't the adjective declined just as the corresponding noun is? [closed]

Adjectives are divided into three classes according to the presence/absence of an article. But I don't understand why a certain adjective does not simply take the ending of the noun it refers to or ...
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Deklination des Wortes “welch-” [closed]

Wie ist die Deklination des Wortes welch-? 1. Frage: Gibt es das Wort welch- im Plural oder nicht? *(Bitte kleines Beispiel oder Link geben.) Ist das unter richtig (falls es einen Plural von ...
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Why are most (if not all) German words for “cheap” euphemisms?

Many German words for "cheap" are euphemisms. Why is that the case? The interpretation of these words just occurred to me, it might not be etymologically correct. I am not a linguist: Preiswert = Es ...
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Adjective/adverb for Zustands- and Vorgangspassiv

(1a) Die Leute wurden viel betroffen. (1b) Die Leute wurden sehr betroffen. (2a) Die Leute waren viel betroffen. (2b) Die Leute waren sehr betroffen. (In all these examples, ...
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Deklination des Wortes “jed-”

Wie ist die Deklination des Wortes jed-? 1. Frage: Gibt es das Wort jede im Plural oder nicht? (Bitte kleines Beispiel oder einen Link geben.) In English das Wort jede bedeutet: every, each, any; ...
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Is adjective declension incredibly difficult to learn or is it just me?

After having studied the language for about 2 years (not at an entirely invested, about a high ILR level 1), I still cannot get the hang of using the correct declension in all the cases. I understand ...
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Deklination des Wortes “solch-” [closed]

Wie ist die Deklination des Wortes solch-? 1. Frage: Gibt es das Wort solche im Plural oder nicht? (Bitte kleines Beispiel oder einen Link geben.) Ist das unten richtig (falls es einen Plural von ...
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Meaning of “ausgeschlagen”

I am trying to understand what ausgeschlagen means. On Duden I couldn't find any example that would help me to imagine it really. Could you give me some examples in which this word would fit? What ...
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Invariant form of adjective “genügend”

The dictionary lists genügend as an invariable adjective, meaning that (as I understand) it cannot be inflected. Ich habe genügend Geld. (not genügendes Geld) Is there a reason why this ...