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Zählbarkeit – Questions pertaining to whether a noun (or similar) is countable and the consequences thereof.

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Why is it "vielen Dank" if it is plural?

I am confused with the grammar of the expression vielen Dank, because if Dank is a noun, and we have vielen, I would expect something like vielen Danken, or vielen Danke, or even vielen danke, for &...
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Countable or uncountable

How can I know whether a word is countable or uncountable? I did not find that in Duden or the dictionary. Is that same as in English? For example, in English, the word "information" ...
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Which article do we use for countable units of uncountable things?

I have a question about the plural. There are countable nouns like die Banane, das Ei, die Birne, der Apfel as well as uncountable nouns der Wein, der Champagner, das Salz So when we put it in ...
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