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Grammatik - Questions on rules for composing clauses.
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Übersetzung - Questions on translation from or to German.
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Bedeutung - Questions on definitions and nuances of words, phrases or sentences.
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Wortgebrauch - Questions on usages in German language.
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Übersetzung Englisch nach Deutsch - Questions on translations from English to German.
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Unterschied - Questions on differences between similar or seemingly similar words or expressions.
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Wortauswahl - Choosing the best word out of a list of alternatives.
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Verben - Questions on words that describe an action, an occurrence or state of being.
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Wortherkunft - The history and languages of origin of words and phrases.
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Sprachgebrauch - Questions about subtle points of usage of German words or phrases.
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Präposition - Questions on words that express spatial or temporal relations.
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Suche Wort - Questions on finding a word that fits a meaning.
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Ausdrücke - Questions about meanings and usages of German phrases
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Nuances and connotations of words, phrases or sentences in a specific context.
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relating to the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences
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Adjektive - Questions on words that qualify nouns by giving additional information.
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Übersetzung Deutsch nach Englisch - Questions on translations from German to English.
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an inflectional form that indicates its grammatical function in a phrase, clause, or sentence
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Redewendung - Questions on group of words having a meaning not deducible from individual words.
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Satzstellung - Question on how to structure group of words to fit grammatical rules.
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Nomen - Questions on words referring to an entity, person, or concept.
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Aussprache - Questions on how to correctly speak a word.
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Pronomen - Questions on words that substitutes for nouns.
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Geschlecht (Genus) - Regarding the grammatical gender of German words.
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Adverb - Questions on words that qualify verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, or sentences.
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synonyms if they are different but have the same or similar meanings. Example: lift - elevator. German example: Aufzug - Fahrstuhl
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Dialekte - Questions on varieties of a language in different regions.
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Redewendung – Questions about common expressions used in conversation and colloquial speech.
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Questions asking for learning resources and advice on the process of learning German. Do not use this tag for questions about specific features of the German language.
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a word that precedes a noun and determines its gender.
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relating to a mood of verbs expressing what is imagined or wished or possible and is used to express doubt or unlikelihood
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Sprachstil – Questions about which German phrase among grammatically correct alternatives is the best stylistic fit for the intended use.
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Rechtschreibung – questions on German orthography that cannot be resolved by an online dictionary.
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Audio books, cassette courses, pocket grammars, style guides, websites, to name but a few
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colloquial if it is rarely used in public speeches or in formal writing, but often in informal speech, e.g. among friends.
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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.