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zero-ending attributive adjective before a language name

It's not used attributively here, langsam is an adverb in this sentence. Not his German is slow, his speaking is. He is so tired that he can only speak German slowly. You're completely correct that ...
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is "viel" a pronoun or adverb?

With viel you have, just like manch and wenig, hit a class of words that somewhat escapes a clear classification. Simplyfying your example to a plain Er publiziert viel. Makes classification a bit ...
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Redundanz oder Nachdruck?

Ich vermute der Satz steht in einem Zusammenhang und die vorherigen Informationen bezogen sich auf andere Neueröffnungen in anderen Städten. Etwa so: Um der Unterversorgung der Bevölkerung in ...
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Verwendung von „rundweg“ in verschiedenen Stilen in Deutschland

Zur räumlichen Verwendung hat DWDS eine nette Karte, die in Richtung Südwesten weist, also bei Baden-Württemberg eine Spitze zeigt. Nach einem kurzen Überfliegen der Korpora bin ich von der Einstufung ...
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erstmals wieder

This would be the correct translation: US President Joe Biden spoke again to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the phone for the first time in several weeks. He spoke again because he had ...
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Separable verbs and 'gern'

Yes. Adverbs precede the verb phrase they modify, just as in English. Let me show you a slightly different example: Du weißt, dass ich abends gern spazieren gehe. In main clauses, the V2 rule ...
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What is the significance of different orderings of several adverbs: leider / immer noch

Your heading suggests your question relates to the ordering of the two adverbs, but "leider ... immer noch" have the same order in both German examples. The variants differ in the ordering ...
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Difference in meaning when a word is used as prepositional object vs adverbial object

First off, the phrase "adverbial object" is contradictory (an oxymoron, I guess). An object is never an adverbial. To answer the question, "Besonders" can be an adverb or focus ...
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Difference in meaning when a word is used as prepositional object vs adverbial object

Focus adverbs ("auch", "sogar", "besonders" etc.) like to stand close to the thing they focus on. In your first construction, "besonders" might qualify any of ...
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Word order of time adverbs and object

First, please check some of the other questions here on word order since they appear here every so often and the answers are very similar. (There is a link to one of these questions in the comments.) ...
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Explaining why a word is an adverb rather than adjective: example with präzise

This has nothing to do with sentence structure. The construction [determiner] [adverb] [adjective] [noun] remains unchanged no matter the context. There are two other issues that make this case ...
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Nominalisierung on Sentences with a Da-Word and Infinitiv

Durch entwickeln -> Entwicklung träumen -> Traum wird beim Platztausch der Satzteile: Viele Ingenieure träumen davon, menschenähnliche Roboter zu entwickeln. zu Die Entwicklung ...
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Nominalisierung on Sentences with a Da-Word and Infinitiv

Let me correct your worksheet first: Viele Ingenieure träumen davon , menschenähnlichen Roboter zu entwickeln. You should make a noun phrase from those verb phrases. As there are two clauses here. ...
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Word order of time adverbs and object

In addition to the excellent answer by @RDBury here is, shown with your example, the twists of possible (and grammatically correct) word orders: Ich spiele abends mit meinem Bruder Computerspiele. ...
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Difference in meaning when a word is used as prepositional object vs adverbial object

"Besonders" is not good as an adverbial at clause level, I prefer "insbesondere" in that function. The solution likewise says that "besonders" should be part of the ...
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