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Which letters does the German alphabet consist of?

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"Sagt dir das etwas?" — warum steht das Dativobjekt vor dem Subjekt?

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"keine Zähne putzen" oder "die Zähne nicht putzen"?

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Strange placement of dessen in relative clause

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der Staat is it gemischte Deklination or starke Deklination?

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Is case based on semantics or syntax?

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What determines the placement of weiter?

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Why Schlimmstes but no Schlimmster?

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Is the German language "das Deutsche" or "Deutsch"?

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Deciphering a Hessen Hussar Regiment Patrol Report from 1795

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A way to make the grammatical number of accusative nouns after a proper name in the genitive case unambiguous without using ''von''?

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How does Two parts conjunctions relate to one part Conjunctions?

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How do you say, "either (of them)"

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What is the adjective of "Platz"?

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Was sind die Bedeutungsunterschiede der Begriffe "Steuer", "Gebühr" und "Abgabe"?

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How does one construct the German active voice?

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Regeln für das Geschlecht von Indefinita bzw. indefiniten Nominalphrasen

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Use of "doch" in "Tugend hat er vielleicht, aber doch keine Klugheit"

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Why is there no future-1 vs future-2 distinction in the future passive?

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"am meisten + Partizip 2" vs. "superlative of Partizip 2"

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Does active/passive voice distinction exist in imperative and subjunctive?

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(aus)drucken oder (aus)drucken lassen?

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Is uneilig usable?

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Why "an" and not "zu" and how to know when to use which?

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What's the meaning of "Er stand auf Gewinn"?

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"wenig" als Adjektiv oder Adverb [duplicate]

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Catch up with someone: Aufholen or Einholen?

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What is the difference between "Bierdeckel" vs. "Deckel"?

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Was versteht man unter einer "russischen Glühbirne"?

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Unterschied zwischen Abweisen und Ablehnen

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Is there any difference between "jetzt schon" and "schon jetzt"?

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Falscher nominalisierter Infinitive ohne Bindestrich/getrennt oder falscher Imperativ?

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What does "Liti" and "Obrig" mean in the 20th episode of the podcast eat.READ.sleep?

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Wie muss man "halten" auf französisch übersetzen, wenn es mit "es" benutzt wird bzw. "Er hält es mehr mit seiner Mutter" [closed]

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Why not "einer der Schlimmstes"? [closed]

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What can "passt schon" mean?

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"Zu in" als Doppelpräposition?

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Why do some phrase with comma not create a nebensatz?

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What is the difference between unumgänglich vs unvermeidlich?

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How is Schlimmstes used?

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What's the difference between "nicht" & "nicht mehr"?

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Why "Allgemeinen" and not "allgemein"?

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How did unter- (why not inter-?) compound with sagen to mean 'INTERdict'?

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Is it the right meaning: „Ich will keine Vergiftung verursachen, aber ich vermisse dich.“ - "I don’t want to make you intoxicated, but I miss you."

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What's the difference between "verständlicherweise" & "selbstverständlich"?

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würde + Infinitiv Perfekt (Konjunktiv II)

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Why are German subtitles not exact?


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