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Die Schreibung im Deutschen folgt hier in beiden Schreibweisen der altgriechischen Schreibung, das eine Mal vom Nominativ, das andere Mal vom Genetiv abgeleitet. Nominativ: Πυθαγόρας (Betonung übrigens auf der vorletzten Silbe), davon abgeleitet:im Dtsch. a vor i umgelautet, im Griech. ionische Nominativendung des Namens: -ρης > Πυθαγόρειος (Adjektiv) ...


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Many grammers don't give a complete description of the use of adjectives - nor will I. Instead, I'll give some examples. For further information it can be useful to look up https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secondary_predicate and https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pr%C3%A4dikativum#Freie_Pr%C3%A4dikativa. die schwarze Jacke: schwarze = attributives Adjektiv Die ...


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The rule is pretty simple: When an adjective (or participle) relates to a preceding or following substantive, it must be written in lower case (it's not considered a substantivized adjective then). Note "relates" doesn't necessarily mean "in the same sentence" here - it means "context". (Regeln des Deutschen Rechtschreibrats §58/...


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The English sentence "I bought the car cheap." puts an adjective after the noun, but I don't think it's recommended wording except colloquially. I'm thinking "cheap" here is shorthand for the adverbial phrase "at a low price", so it's really acting as more of an adverb than an adjective, though the phrasing only works if you ...


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