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Generally speaking: the "Partizip 1" forms "anstrengend" / "blondlockend" assume that the respective subject "Woche" / "Mädchen" causes a certain effect or exhibits a certain activity. But this is true only for the case of "anstrengende Wochen", it doesn't apply in the latter case. Instead, having blond, curly hair is simply a state. It may be true if you ...


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I would love to present a different example which gets the point across better, because both participles of that verb can be used more or less idiomaticly on the same noun. The verb I am using is fahren. Das fahrende Mädchen. As Tohuwawohu pointed out, this is pretty much an active participle. The girl is driving. Actively sitting behind the wheel (or ...


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Case 1: Angestrengte Wochen would mean, that the weeks themselves were strained, which misses the point. The weeks were straining to some person, and analogously anstrengend is the word to choose. Case 2: The girl is blonde and has curls. Solution 1 is correct, blondgelockt could also be substituted by blondlockig. It remains unanswered from this sentence, ...



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