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Questions about German words in general.
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the process of the inflection of VERBS: the changes of the ending or the stem of a verb to indicate grammatical tense and mood as well as the grammatical person and number of the origin…
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formal and informal greetings
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Questions related to the German language as spoken and written in Austria.
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words "borrowed" or adopted from another language with almost no modification.
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the same as its subject; in German, it is used with a reflexive pronoun
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the most natural or common way to say something.
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relating to a letter or a group of letters that is added to the end of a word to change its meaning or to form a different word
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_Flexion_ – Questions about mostly suffixes appended to German words.
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An additional, not immediately obvious meaning or association attached to the main meaning of a word or phrase. Connotations can be reflections of specific cultural or historical context, thinking pat…
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relating to a determiner (der, die, das, des, dem, or den) that introduces a noun phrase and implies that the thing mentioned has already been mentioned, or is common knowledge, or is about to be defi…
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relating to (a) the change of a vowel that is caused by partial assimilation to a succeeding sound or that occurs as a reflex of the former presence of a succeeding sound which has been lost or altere…
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Formal or informal written correspondence, including e-mails. For questions on letters in the sense of characters please use the “character” tag.
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Questions related to the German language as spoken and written in Bavaria.
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The given other tags should clarify, whether the text/word was taken from a book (and therefore the language may be dated or really old) or whether a (e. g. reference) book is asked for.
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relating to the letter ß
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The transformation of verbs or adjectives into nouns. In German: die Substativierung (verb: substantivieren). Beside the requirement to capitalize the noun, nominalization often comes with a shift in…
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relating to a brief popular saying (such as »viele Köche verderben den Brei«) that gives advice about how people should live or that expresses a belief that is generally thought to be true
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Soziolinguistik - For questions on scientific aspects of the influence from society on the German language.
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