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comment Any German books with included vocabulary?
Well, there's one problem I'm seeing. A good translation is not word-by-word. A translation may differ very much from the original text, i.e. the translation does not address the words being used in the original but rather how a native speaker would convey the message. I mean, if you read the text in your mother-tongue, you'll certainly understand the context but it won't give you a hint on what a particular word means and you still need to look it up.
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revised Substantivierung: “Mein Suchen war nicht von Erfolg gekrönt”
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revised Hat man »zwei Eltern« oder »zwei Elternteile«?
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answered Hat man »zwei Eltern« oder »zwei Elternteile«?
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reviewed Close The difference between “Ereignis” and “Vorkommen”
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comment Any German books with included vocabulary?
I don't know of any particular book, but such books exist. However, what I highly recommend: read the book first without looking up any single word you don't know. You will understand from context. It may sound hard, but you'll improve for sure.
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revised Etymlogy of “Bedürfnis”
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revised “Gradeaus” vs “geradeaus”
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reviewed Close What's the meaning of “würde”?
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reviewed No Action Needed How to type the capital ß (ẞ) on a Windows 8 German keyboard?
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comment What's the difference between “darf” and “kann”?
"Can" vs "May". You likely "can" kiss him/her but if he/she don't like to, you're "not allowed to".
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comment What's the meaning of “würde”?
In any language, words exist that are spelled equally but may have nothing in common. Ex. "Ball" in German and English is either a round object for playing, or a formal party. Another example in German: Gerade/gerade. In your case, you're comparing the noun "Würde" (dignity) with a conjugation of "werden" (to become) which happen to be spelled equally (except for the capitalization).
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revised What's the meaning of “würde”?
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revised Asking someone to switch to English
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comment More info about the use of “bezüglich”
Regarding your question... Did you try to answer the question yourself before asking?