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Bedeutung - Questions on definitions and nuances of words, phrases or sentences.
Übersetzung - Questions on issues while translating from or to German. Use with care as these questions are very likely to be closed as a translation request, which would be off topic. Don't use this …
Wortgebrauch - Questions on usages in German language.
Übersetzung Englisch nach Deutsch - Questions on translations from English to German.
Unterschied - Questions on differences between similar or seemingly similar words or expressions in a given context.
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Wortwahl - Choosing the best word out of a list of alternatives.
Verben – Questions on the grammar and usage of verbs IN GENERAL. Do not use this for questions on the meaning, etymology, translation or similar of specific verbs.
Präposition - Questions on words that express spatial or temporal relations.
Wortherkunft – The history and languages of origin of words and phrases.
Bedeutung im Kontext – Nuances and connotations of words, phrases or sentences in a specific context.
Sprachgebrauch - Questions about subtle points of usage of German words or phrases.
Satzbau – Questions relating to the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences.
Suche Wort - Questions on finding a word that fits a meaning.
grammatikalischer Fall – Questions relating to the grammatical cases (nominative, accusative, dative, and genitive)
Übersetzung Deutsch nach Englisch - Questions on translations from German to English.
Satzstellung - Question on how to structure group of words to fit grammatical rules.
Adjektive – Questions on the grammar and usage of adjectives IN GENERAL. Do not use this for questions on the meaning, etymology, translation or similar of specific adjectives.
Redewendung - Questions on group of words having a meaning not deducible from individual words.
Nomen – Questions on the grammar and usage of nouns IN GENERAL. Do not use this for questions on the meaning, etymology, translation or similar of specific nouns.
Rechtschreibung – questions on German orthography that cannot be resolved by an online dictionary.
Geschlecht (Genus) - Regarding the grammatical gender of German words. Please take notice of our guidelines for questions on gender-neutral language on Meta.
Whether something obeys the rules of grammar for German.
Dativ – relating to the grammatical case that marks typically the indirect object of a verb, the object of some prepositions, or a possessor
Artikel – on the German articles *der, die, das, ein* (and their declensions). Do not use for question about finding out the grammatical gender of something.
Adverb - Questions on words that qualify verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, or sentences.
Redewendung – Questions about common expressions used in conversation and colloquial speech.
Wortschatz – Questions on vocabulary; do not use for questions about specific words or synonym groups.
synonyms if they are different but have the same or similar meanings. Example: lift - elevator. German example: Aufzug - Fahrstuhl
Dialekte - Questions on varieties of a language in different regions.
relating to a mood of verbs expressing what is imagined or wished or possible and is used to express doubt or unlikelihood
Suche geläufige Wendung - Questions on finding a phrase that fits a meaning.