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I am a software engineer who is interested in improving his languages skills :)


Apr
29
comment Was ist der Unterschied zwischen einer Sage und einer Legende?
Wenn das im letzten Abschnitt beschriebene stimmt, bin ich jetzt auf die Wortherkunft von "Sage" gespannt ;)
Apr
27
comment Why are “vier” and the beginning of “vierzehn” not pronounced the same?
Well, being a native speaker for more than 21 years now I disagree. While 'i' in vier is pronounced like 'i', the 'i' in vierzehn is closer to 'ö'. That's a huge difference, isn't it?
Apr
25
revised What does the word “Schickimicki” mean?
typo, upper case, comma
Apr
25
revised What does the word “Schickimicki” mean?
edited title, removed thank you
Apr
25
comment What does the word “Schickimicki” mean?
Well, you already answered your question. Here some links: Duden - Wiktionary
Apr
24
comment Learning German through debates/ discussions - Deutsch lernen durch Debatten/ Reden
Ja, diese hier.
Apr
24
comment Use plural or singular to refer to a »Menge« of something?
@Toscho "sind" is clearly not out of place. First, you find a lot of Google hits for both plural and singular. Second, even Duden has an example where they use both plural and singular. Third, from my personal experience: it sounds absolutely ugly to use singular and I cannot remember that I ever heard that before. But from Internet search it seems to me to be valid to go with both variants so probably different usages in different parts of Germany.
Apr
24
comment Use plural or singular to refer to a »Menge« of something?
This is rather an uncommon use. More common: "Eine ganze Menge Geld/Arbeit/Zeit/...". In your case simply: "Das sind aber viele Nüsse."
Apr
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Pronunciation of 'r' in German
Apr
24
revised What is the reason for this seemingly inconsistent inflection around masculine genitive?
added 16 characters in body
Apr
24
comment What is the reason for this seemingly inconsistent inflection around masculine genitive?
@neuviemeporte See my edit.
Apr
24
revised What is the reason for this seemingly inconsistent inflection around masculine genitive?
added 262 characters in body
Apr
24
revised What is the meaning of these grammatical forms involving “werden”?
quote block; and sentences start with an upper case; typos
Apr
24
revised What is the meaning of these grammatical forms involving “werden”?
quote block
Apr
24
answered What is the reason for this seemingly inconsistent inflection around masculine genitive?
Apr
24
revised What is the reason for this seemingly inconsistent inflection around masculine genitive?
edited title; quote block;
Apr
23
comment What is the German equivalent for “generation skipping trust?”
No idea. Not my field.
Apr
23
comment What is the German equivalent for “generation skipping trust?”
"There is no generation skipping tax in Germany."
Apr
22
reviewed Leave Open Schreibst du einen Brief an deinen Vater?
Apr
22
comment Translated This is your life by switchfoot
@patrix The purpose of editing other's Q&A is not to change their statements but to correct typos, edit formatting styles and such. It'd be wrong to revise your translations.