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One of the most obvious reasons (to me) why Heine left out the article there is verse meter. The poem follows a 4-3-4-3 pattern of emphasised syllables per line. Thus, auf grüner Linde sitzt und singt should have four emphasised syllables — voilà: Auf grüner Linde sitzt und singt Concerning the possibility of leaving out the article: German, like ...


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You could simply argue that poetry is an art and thus is not bound to strict grammar rules - But that is actually too simple. The fact is that articles are not 100% mandatory in German as they are in English. An indefinite article can be replaced by an affix to an adjective describing the substantive and taking the function of the article. Note the ...


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I always use "das" for Github issues and haven't heard the use of any other article for it. Avoiding the word "issue" seems like a poor solution because this term is used a lot in IT and is specific to Github issues if the entire conversation is about a project on Github. "Issue" then doesn't refer to issues in general. It very often is the case that the ...


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Duden knows only a "das Reissue" - for "Wiederausgabe" of records or books. (Even if "Ausgabe" is feminine) This hints to neuter. Issue in my daily usage would directly translate to "Problem", which is clearly neuter. I do not really see an issue with simply using "Problem". In my usage it is a problem someone had with your software which might or might not ...


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Beides ist richtig, nur gemischt werden sollte es nicht. Im Anhang A referenziert einen Anhang des Namens A. In Anhang A referenziert einen Anhang des Namens Anhang A. Im Kapitel 1 und In Kapitel 1 und ähnliche Varianten sind auch in Gebrauch. Die In-Variante klingt etwas besser in meinen Ohren, ist aber nicht immer sinnvoll bzw. möglich, wenn zum ...


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Ich würde genau bestätigen, was Sie da selbst behaupten: 'Im' erscheint mir korrekter, man kommt mit 'in' aber oft auch durch, zumal 'In' durchaus besser klingt. Trotzdem würde ich zu 'Im' neigen.



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