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"Entsprechend" is transparently derived from a verb that takes a dative, and as you would expect, it takes a dative itself. People using a genitive are simply wrong, possibly due to hypercorrection (the genitive is slowly being lost and replaced with the dative generally, so it happens that someone thinks a dative should really be a genitive even when it ...


It's a nominalized verb (das Reisen). The author is not speaking of a trip in particular (that'd be "die Reise", feminine), but rather of travelling in general ("das Reisen"). So the translation is roughly "this plague of (the) travelling", or "this plague of having to travel that is forced on me"


This forum has a good discussion on the topic. Linked from there are some canoo.net pages. For people: Personennamen haben im Genitiv Singular ein s, wenn sie ohne Artikel stehen: Goethes Dramen das Reich Kleopatras Joachims Spielzeug Elisabeths Thronbesteigung Personennamen sind im heutigen Deutschen in der Regel endungslos, wenn sie mit Artikel stehen: ...


Es sollte "der Chinesen" heissen oder "der" komplett weglassen geht auch. Wenn "der" weggelassen wird, dann bezieht sich "Absoluter Liebling ist ..." automatisch auf die Chinesen.


Hier fehlt eindeutig ein Wort. Naheliegend ist: absoluter Liebling der Chinesen, also die Lieblingszahl der Chinesen.

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