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Bedeutung - Questions on definitions and nuances of words, phrases or sentences.
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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 …
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Wortgebrauch - Questions on usages in German language.
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Übersetzung Englisch nach Deutsch - Questions on translations from English to German.
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Unterschied - Questions on differences between similar or seemingly similar words or expressions in a given context.
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deprecated; feel free to edit old questions to remove it (see the tag wiki first). Use a tag corresponding to a specific grammatical feature, [grammaticality] or [grammar-identification] i…
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Wortwahl - Choosing the best word out of a list of alternatives.
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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.
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Präposition - Questions on words that express spatial or temporal relations.
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Wortherkunft – The history and languages of origin of words and phrases.
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Bedeutung im Kontext – Nuances and connotations of words, phrases or sentences in a specific context.
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Sprachgebrauch - Questions about subtle points of usage of German words or phrases.
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Satzbau – Questions relating to the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences.
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Suche Wort - Questions on finding a word that fits a meaning.
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grammatikalischer Fall – Questions relating to the grammatical cases (nominative, accusative, dative, and genitive)
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Übersetzung Deutsch nach Englisch - Questions on translations from German to English.
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Ausdrücke - Questions about meanings and usages of German phrases
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Satzstellung - Question on how to structure group of words to fit grammatical rules.
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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.
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Redewendung - Questions on group of words having a meaning not deducible from individual words.
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Aussprache - Questions on how to correctly speak a word.
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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.
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Rechtschreibung – questions on German orthography that cannot be resolved by an online dictionary.
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Pronomen - Questions on words that substitutes for nouns.
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Geschlecht (Genus) - Regarding the grammatical gender of German words. Please take notice of our guidelines for questions on gender-neutral language on Meta.
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Whether something obeys the rules of grammar for German.
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Dativ – relating to the grammatical case that marks typically the indirect object of a verb, the object of some prepositions, or a possessor
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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.
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Adverb - Questions on words that qualify verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, or sentences.
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Redewendung – Questions about common expressions used in conversation and colloquial speech.
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Wortschatz – Questions on vocabulary; do not use for questions about specific words or synonym groups.
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synonyms if they are different but have the same or similar meanings. Example: lift - elevator. German example: Aufzug - Fahrstuhl
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Dialekte - Questions on varieties of a language in different regions.
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relating to a mood of verbs expressing what is imagined or wished or possible and is used to express doubt or unlikelihood
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Suche geläufige Wendung - Questions on finding a phrase that fits a meaning.
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For questions on the history of grammar, orthography, pronunciation and similar – with the main exception of word and phrase meanings, for which the etymology tag should be used.