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I read this sentence in Menschen but unfortunately I do not understand the construct of it! Where is the subject of the "Hauptsatz"?

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  • Is Menschen a publication title? – user unknown Oct 18 '17 at 21:27
  • yes, a book series to teach German as a foreign language. – Millen Oct 19 '17 at 9:08
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The subject is "kaum einer".

The sentence could be rewritten as:

Kaum einer glaubte mehr an die Wiedervereinigung, nachdem 1961 die Berliner Mauer gebaut wurde

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  • Isn't the subject just "einer"? – Lamplighter Oct 19 '17 at 15:23
  • @Rompey You might be right, but I think either possibility comes close enough to answering the question – PiedPiper Oct 19 '17 at 23:18

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