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Native German speaker from Berlin, not a linguist.


Jul
20
comment Difference between Ihr and Ihnen
I downvoted because I had missed the update at the end. Now I cannot correct this. I a moderator can and wants to correct it, please feel free to do so. Thanks.
Jul
13
comment What is the best resource to find, e.g. the plural form of nouns such as “der Automatismus”?
Because it seems to be spam.
Jul
13
comment Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Singular Imperativ mit und ohne 'e' am Ende?
Ja, ja, die niederen Stände!
Jul
3
comment Was genau bedeutet “Akademiker”?
Es ist ja schön, dass es eine einfachere Definition gäbe, das hilft aber nicht, wenn das Wort auch anders gebraucht wird.
Jul
3
revised Are there any significant changes in German grammar since 1975?
edited body; edited title
Jun
29
reviewed Leave Open How can “Dense plasma focus” be translated?
Jun
29
comment What is abbreviated to “penn'”
Ah, your dictionaries were not completely wrong, but also not very helpful.
Jun
29
reviewed No Action Needed Practicing German in daily activity
Jun
29
comment Translation of “it all depends on what you believe in”
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Jun
28
comment Wird das Wort “Werktätige” heutzutage noch verwendet? Was sind alternative Begriffe?
@musiKk de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arbeitnehmer#Kritik_am_Begriff
Jun
28
comment Historischer Gebrauch des Begriffs “Kanakermann”
Ich habe das Wort auch vorher noch nie gelesen oder gehört.
Jun
28
reviewed Reviewed Unterschied zwischen “auf etwas ankommen” und “von etwas abhängen”
Jun
28
revised Unterschied zwischen “auf etwas ankommen” und “von etwas abhängen”
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Jun
27
comment Can the word “gelenk” be used as an adjective?
Wahrig lists the word. So it can be found in all (read: both ;) of the dictionaries that I have at home.
Jun
26
comment German always needs an article even when refering to general things?
Hmm, für mich bezeichnet "Hosen" mehrere Beinkleider. Mag anderswo anders sein.
Jun
25
comment Can the word “gelenk” be used as an adjective?
duden.de/rechtschreibung/gelenk
Jun
25
comment A German relative clause that begins with “welchem in diesem”
On the other hand, "welchem in deinem Büro ich das Buch gab" makes it clear that "in deinem Büro" refers to the exchange, not the book.
Jun
24
comment Any German dict like Webster?
I prefer Wahrig.
Jun
24
comment German always needs an article even when refering to general things?
And "Hemd und Hose" would be the same. (I just add this, because for example Jeans might be perceived as singular or plural.)
Jun
22
reviewed Reviewed Ein Mädchen im Kumpelmodus?