Should I write, for the verb:

Am Morgen hat Lisa Frühdienst


Am Morgen Lisa hat Frühdienst

We are talking of what Lisa usually do in the morning. ("Lisa ist Krankenschwester", by the way...) Does it change the sense?

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    Do you mean really Am Morgen = in the morning or Morgen = tomorrow?
    – Iris
    Oct 27, 2015 at 8:02
  • @Iris Am Morgen: in the morning! Oct 27, 2015 at 8:54
  • But if you are speaking the 2nd way to someone the person would probably understand. :)
    – Vini
    Oct 27, 2015 at 10:48
  • @Marine1 Unless you were talking about an unusual kind of establishment, specifying FRÜHdienst in the sentence would make little sense. Normally, Frühdienst is done in the morning. Therefore everyone assumed you were talking about tomorrow.
    – Ludi
    Oct 27, 2015 at 18:05
  • Ludi, yes, I'm talking about tommorrow! I'm editing. Oct 28, 2015 at 11:04

1 Answer 1


The first version is correct, the second is not. You have to put the verb, hat, in second position when counting parts of speech. The first is Am Morgen.

  • Or you could say: "Lisa hat am Morgen Frühdienst"
    – Iris
    Oct 27, 2015 at 8:03
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    @Iris Or "Frühdienst hat Lisa am Morgen". The key thing is mentioned in the answer: "you have to put the verb in second position".
    – Em1
    Oct 27, 2015 at 10:25

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