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In linguistics, grammatical mood is the use of verbal inflections that allow speakers to express their attitude toward what they are saying (e.g. a statement of fact, of desire, of command, etc.).

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“Seltsam sei es…”: Indirekte Rede?

Ich bin dabei, den Roman „Die Vermessung der Welt“ zu lesen, und der Dialog geht so: Seltsam sei es und ungerecht, sagte Gauß, so recht ein Beispiel für die erbärmliche Existenz … Wieso ist es „sei“?...
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I have a table of Agency, Mood, Tenses with an example sentence. Are these examples a correct understanding of these grammar structures?

I have this chart I've been making to drill learning general Agency-Mood-Tense grammar. The primary issues I've been running into is that there are a significant amount of examples that somewhat ...
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