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DIN 1422-1 §5.1.3 sets the applicable norm. It only says to use parentheses. Section numbers and pages are not applicable here, so the section should be used. There are no stylistic norms set. The linked article adheres to this norm. DIN 2340 §2.2.1.1 c) allows a shortening of Der Öko-Faktor to Öko-Faktor and defines such a shortening as „einteiliges ...


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Mögliche Ausdrücke sind: das da das hier dieses Ding dieses Gebilde dieser Ausdruck dieser Term Wobei die beiden letztgenannten mathematische Begriffe enthalten, die laut Fragestellung jedoch nicht gesucht waren. (Trotzdem sind sie in der Praxis in Gebrauch) Definitiv falsch wäre es aber, "this guy" wörtlich zu übersetzen. Die folgenden ...


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A good source is duden.de, the online version of the German Wörterbuch (similar to Oxford Dictionary). Enter the word you are looking for (in your example: "Wille") and press enter or click "Los" (german for "go"). You get a list of words that contain your search-string. In our example the first entry is "Wille" which is what you was looking for. Click at ...


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Der Atlas zur deutschen Alltagssprache führt jedes Jahr Befragungen zu ausgewählten regionalen Worten und grammatikalischen Besonderheiten durch und veröffentlicht die Ergebnisse.


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Here is a list with the most used irregular adjectives. One frequently used adjective is missing in that list: gerne – lieber – (am) liebste(n) Because I did not find any better reference, here are some additional notes: Superlative only: innere - innerste äußere - äußerste vorder - vorderste hintere - hinterste untere - unterste Absolute, ...


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Half of the answer has been given (jdm [or jmdm] Vs. jdn[or jmdn]). Here two other points to consider. First, the answer is a little grammar as well. Not all verbs have a fixed case; for instance waschen: Ich wasche etwas Akk.. but Ich wasche mir Dat. die Hände. So you might have to do the analysis by yourself. Second, etw and sich are also ...


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dict.cc uses jdn to indicate accusative (for example, see dict.cc on "lehren") and jdmfor dative (see dict.cc on "ausweichen", e.g.). But the indicator may be missing, cf. dict.cc on "verzeihen". Often, the example sentences are giving a hint which grammatical case to use. There's also an explanation of the abbreviations used (but this tells only that jdn ...


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dieses Kerlchen hier (for variables) das Trumm da (for complex terms) das da/das hier (for everything, clearly the winner at my university) das alles hier (for areas)


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I'm not related to Yabla. But I have appreciated their video demos very much. There are subtitles, both german and english that you can switch on and off. The speed of the video can be slowered. And all videos are done by genuine german people, and often real video content. I think something like 300 or more videos, i don't remember. You should at least ...


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You can try Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik. I'm not sure if it has your favorite format of one page explanation, one page exercises, though. But it contains concise and succinct explanations and exercises (maybe a little bit scattered). The exercises are divided in small parts providing an easy step by step approach. I use a similar book from ...


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One of the terms you can search for is Illustriertes Wörterbuch or Wörterbuch mit Illustrationen Example:


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Starting from a mere 20 euros, you can buy used the 24-volume dtv encyclopedia (2006 edition). 150,000 entries (headwords), 10,000 illustrations, photos, tables, charts, tables... Some of the customer reviews claim that the (older) 20-volume dtv encyclopedia was better; this, too, is available used on amazon and probably from other vendors, too. Also check ...


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You might want to look at Using German Synonyms by Martin Durell. It's ridiculously expensive for the hardcover, but a paperback is also available. (The hardcover "Look Inside" feature at Amazon shows more than the paperback preview, so the link above is to the hardcover edition). Another option is Mastering German Vocabulary: A Practical Guide to ...


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Die erste Strophe lautet im Original Ich weiß nicht was soll es bedeuten, Daß ich so traurig bin; Ein Märchen aus alten Zeiten, Das kommt mir nicht aus dem Sinn. Das Gedicht wurde im 19. Jahrhundert oft vertont. Das bekannteste Lied stammt von Friedrich Silcher. Ich vermute, dass einige Textstellen geändert wurden, um die Metrik dem Rhythmus ...


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You can also look up the verb in the free Pons online dictionary. (Pons is one of the better known publishers of dictionaries in Germany). It will list many (but not all) verb patterns, with "jdn/jdm" or "Akk./Dat." etc. for the cases. I recommend learning the patterns and the associated meaninings instead of just the verb (in the same way English students ...


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In scientific math classes at german universities (schools) you will often hear: " Dieser Term kann umgeformt werden..." and is equal to "This expression can be transformed..."


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Yiddish has a couple of expressions which don't seem to be suggested by our German correspondents, namely der dasiger and der jeniger , meaning obviously "this one" and "that one". The standard German equivalents would be dieser and jener, the latter being also considered good Yiddish but the former frowned on as a Germanism. And while I believe dieser and ...


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Ich habe an dieser Stelle oft "den hier" gehört und benutzt, z.B. in der Form "wie wollen nun, dass der hier klein ist" oder "wir teilen den hier durch den hier".


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The pocket dictionary in question gives the genitive and plural forms of nouns (in parentheses and in italics), which is sufficient to determine the other forms with the help of the table. It should be noted that for those nouns which have an optional e in some forms, this is indicated in the genitive form. However, an older version of the dictionary ...


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Allen, denen zusätzliche Verben einfallen, steht es frei, sie alphabetisch einzuordnen. Vorschläge für eine Gliederung in Bereiche können in den Kommentaren gemacht werden. Ob ein Verb aus der Liste genommen werden sollte, kann man mit einem Sternchen* zum Ausdruck bringen. Dieser Post ist "community wiki", das bedeutet, dass niemand Reputation dafür ...


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Ich weiß von keiner solchen Liste. Möglicherweise mußt Du sie Dir selbst erstellen. Du könntest dabei so vorgehen, daß Du durch Recherche und eigenes Nachdenken eine Startmenge bildest und diese dann unter Verwendung eines Thesaurus erweiterst. D.h. Du schlägst jedes Wort Deiner Startmenge im Thesaurus nach und nimmst alle Synonyme auf, die Dir als ...


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gut, besser, am besten viel, mehr, am meisten gern, lieber, am liebsten hoch, höher, am höchsten dunkel, dunkler, am dunkelsten teuer, teurer, am teuersten groß, größer, am größten arg, ärger, am ärgsten bange, banger / bänger, am bangsten / bängsten blass, blasser / blässer, am blassesten / blässesten dumm, dümmer, am dümmsten ...


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There used to be these multi-volume general encyclopaedias such as 'Meyers Taschenlexikon' and the 'Brockhaus Taschenlexikon' and smaller general editions of these.


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Here's the best german frequency list and it contains also headwords without superfluous derivatives http://www.ids-mannheim.de/kl/projekte/methoden/derewo.html


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Modern German Grammar: A Practical Guide, Third Edition Ruth Whittle, John Klapper, Katharina Glöckel, Bill Dodd and Christine Eckhard-Black It is concise (111 pages) and extremely thorough. One can also purchase a small workbook for practicing (üben).


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Deutsche Welle has a variety of Radio and streaming TV shows which are either subtitled or have downloadable transcripts and/or exercises. There's something for almost every learner there, I've found it very useful but not quite capable of standing on its own.


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It has not the same format as the mentioned English "Grammar in Use", but Hammer's German Grammar and Usage seems to be a good book. It got 29 five-stars reviews (out of 30 reviews). Paperback: 600 pages Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers; 5th Edition edition (July 10, 2011) ISBN-10: 1444120166 ISBN-13: 978-1444120165 Also available from McGraw-Hill ...


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There is plenty of those lists and dictionaries. The most common name for them in German is either Grundwortschatz or Basiswortschatz ("basic vocabulary"). You can just google these words to find the lists or (if you use Amazon) to look for appropriate books. Should you start with online sources, I would recommend this Wikipedia page as initial reading. If ...



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