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Wortschatz - Questions on vocabulary of the German language.
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Suche geläufige Wendung - Questions on finding a phrase that fits a meaning.
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For questions on the history of grammar, orthography, pronunciation and similar – with the main exception of word and phrase meanings, for which the etymology tag should be used.
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relating to the grammatical case that marks typically a relationship of possessor or source
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Questions regarding regional differences in usage of the German language.
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the process of the inflection of nouns, pronouns, articles, adjectives and numerals: the changes of the ending or the stem in these word types to reflect grammatical case, …
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a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or sentences together.
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Rechtschreibung - Questions on the scientific background of spelling rules, hyphenation, capitalization, word breaks, emphasis, or punctuation. Use the tag 'spelling' for simple questions on how to sp…
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Numerus – Singular and plural nouns, as well as number agreement between nouns and verbs (and anywhere else number agreement shows up).
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Komposition (zusammengesetzte Wörter) - Questions on compound words.
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Zeichensetzung - Questions on punctuation in written language, such as period or comma.
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For questions about indicating time by means other than inflecting verbs. Use [tenses] for the latter.
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relating to the supra-regional German used in the written language
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relating to the technical or special terms used when talking about the German language
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the name for a group of rules that specify if the first letter of a word has to be written as an uppercase letter or a lowercase letter. Most important capitalization-rule in germa…
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Modalverben – Questions on special auxiliary verbs ‘dürfen’, ‘können’, ‘mögen’, ‘müssen’, ‘sollen’, ‘wollen’
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relating to the grammatical case that marks typically the direct object of a verb or the object of any of several prepositions
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Zahlen - Questions on the use of numbers or numerals in the German language.
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Non-standard, informal speech.
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a part of a word which is placed before the root.
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Adjektivendungen – Inflection specific to adjectives.
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relating to the punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence or separating items in a list
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Whether something obeys the rules of grammar for German.
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Förmlichkeit - Questions on formal speech or writing.
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relating to a verb with a prefix that can be separated from it in some tenses
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Zeitformen (Tempus) – relating to the form of a verb that tells when the action takes place
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grammar of a verb or voice – showing that the subject of a sentence is acted on or affected by the verb
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For questions about asking questions in German.
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Relativsätze – Questions about subordinate clauses introcduced by a relative pronoun.
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A reference work with a list of words from one or more specific languages, normally ordered alphabetically and explaining each word's meaning
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Höflichkeit - how to "grease the wheels" of human discourse
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a shortened form of a word or phrase, including acronym and initialisms.
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