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revised What is the difference between “ist” and “es”?
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answered What is the difference between “ist” and “es”?
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comment How does one say “Politically Correct” in German?
"Feige", as well as "Opportunistisch" and its synonyms are very far-fetched and don't have a direct relation to "PC". They imply that "PC" is used only for one's personal advantage and against one's inner convictions. That is not necessarily the reason for expressing in a PC way. "Diplomatisch" and, more negative, "angepasst" are a better fit. "Konfliktscheu" is an over-interpretation.
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comment Which one is a better synonym for “Vordenker”: Vorreiter/Freidenker/Pionier?
Avantgarde, literally "Vorhut", is a group or movement of more than one individual. Some or all of that group can be "Vordenker", but you would not identify a single person with Avantgarde You would call a single person a member or part of the Avantgarde.
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revised Gibt es Regeln für die Pluralbildung von Phantasiewörtern?
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comment Gibt es Regeln für die Pluralbildung von Phantasiewörtern?
@takrl Der -i-Plural ist mir nur für aus dem Lateinischen stammende Wörter geläufig, die mit -us oder -um enden. Simulacron gehört da ja nicht dazu.
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answered Gibt es Regeln für die Pluralbildung von Phantasiewörtern?
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revised Which one is a better synonym for “Vordenker”: Vorreiter/Freidenker/Pionier?
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revised How does one say “Politically Correct” in German?
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answered How does one say “Politically Correct” in German?
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answered Which one is a better synonym for “Vordenker”: Vorreiter/Freidenker/Pionier?
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revised What's the difference between “Ich habe dich Lieb” and “Ich liebe dich”?
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comment When do suffixes “-able” or “-ible” translate with “-bar” vs. “-lich”?
As musiKk already noted, the two variants, if both exist, don't necessarily have the same meaning. Solvable, to add another example, translates both to lösbar and löslich, but in German, löslich would only translate back to soluble, i.e. a term from Chemistry, whereas lösbar is a term you apply to a problem of sorts, e.g. in Mathematics. I am not aware of any convenient, useful rule capable of resolving all those problems with -bar and lich.
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comment What's the difference between “Ich habe dich Lieb” and “Ich liebe dich”?
@OregonGhost I did write that HDL can be used in a love relationship. "HDL" specifically, in short messages, owes to the brevity of the, well, SHORT messages, and can be used even more liberally, since it's also more casual even than "Ich habe dich lieb". It's typically used among teenage girls, or young women being affectionate with each other. That may just be my prejudice though, I can offer no source other than my experience, so YMMV.
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awarded  Nice Answer
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comment What's the difference between “Ich habe dich Lieb” and “Ich liebe dich”?
You're welcome. No citations, just my understanding as a native speaker.
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answered What's the difference between “Ich habe dich Lieb” and “Ich liebe dich”?