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What is the best site to find verb/noun collocation pairs?

When writing German I often write a noun and then wonder which verb would be the best first for it, e.g. I write bei einer Firma, wo wir eine ähnliche Lösung _______ haben. then I wonder what ...
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Automated conversion of German text to IPA

[IPA = Internationales Phonetisches Alphabet] Does anyone know of a tool like this one that supports German? For my purposes, the tool need not be free or web-based (though, if not web-based, it at ...
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Proofreading API for German texts

I am an English speaker, looking for a German proofreading API so that I can verify my google translated texts (from English to German). Is there any such tool available and how reliable is it? I ...
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German slang websites similar to urbandictionary.com

I use this site quit a a lot, especially for English scene forums or chats. Anyone knows a similar site/online database for German slang words? Or translation service which shows at least well-known ...
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Gibt es einen Algorithmus zur grammatikalischen Analyse für “sie” versus “Sie”?

Ich vertippe mich ständig, dass ich das kleingeschriebene sie statt dem großgeschriebenen Sie verwende. Automatisch Tipps zu geben ist sicher schwer, aber vielleicht gibt es ja schon automatische ...
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Morphologie - Werkzeuge, Datenbanken, Suchwerkzeuge?

theis Frage zur Partizipbildung hat mich darauf gebracht, nach Werkzeugen zu morphologischen Fragen zu stöbern. canoo.net scheint ja eine Suche nach den Kategorien zu ermöglichen, die einzelnen ...
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Does a “A free online Talking Dictionary of German Pronunciation” exist?

It helps me out a lot to hear how a word is pronounced in order to remember. I often use Duden, but sometimes it does not provide an audio recording of the word I´m looking for. Other dictionaries ...
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Online-Schreibstilkorrektur?

Gibt es sowas wie eine Online-Rechtschreibprüfung für Schreibstil und Lesbarkeit? Angeblich hat Papyrus sowas, aber das ist nicht online zugänglich und kostet viel Geld. Ich suche das für eine ...
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Sentence from Pimsleuer

I was looking for some phrases to practice German. I'm studying it by some tools and I would like to be able to read that sentence again to avoid forgetting. Do you know any website where I can find ...
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Suffix-based lookup tool?

Standard printed dictionaries, and some electronic ones also, allow one to search for words by their prefixes. This becomes useful when one is looking for a word whose ending one is not completely ...
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Online Language Tools for advanced learners? Online-Sprachwerkzeuge für Fortgeschrittene?

I am looking for language tools for advanced learners of German available online that would allow me to perform the following: For any given word I would like to get the usage examples taken from ...
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German words in context with translations

Are there any websites that, given a German word, will give you example sentences containing that word and their English translations? Would be incredibly useful for German learning.