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Possible omission of a relative pronoun in the beginning of a clause?

Yes, there should be „mit dem“. It's just German journalismus A.D. 2019 at its finest. In most media assets, even in largest such as der „Spiegel“, nobody ever cares to proofread articles. Sometimes ...
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Genders in the "Babylon" dictionary

German compound words take the gender of the rightmost word in the meaning in which is was used to create the compound, e.g. der Elternteil vs. das Fertigteil. German has two genders for the word &...
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keinen Waffenschein oder eine Waffenbesitzkarte - a typo?

The grammatical structure is a little ambiguous, in fact. First, the sentence means as much as this: And ownership of all other weapons is also illegal, unless you have a Waffenschein or ...
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Why is this noun dative?

The dative is determined by the preposition VON. The structure of the sentence is: Sie haben die Leben von 10.000 [...] Kindern gerettet, [...], den sogenannten „Kindertransporten“. Those 10.000 ...
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Why is this noun dative?

Here you can find a website about the monument. It was erected in 2008: https://www.geschichtewiki.wien.gv.at/Denkmal_Für_das_Kind_-_Rettung_jüdischer_und_nichtjüdischer_Kinder_1938 I know this small ...
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Why is this noun dative?

You could argue that the dative is caused by the "Gewidmet dem..." from the previous sentence in a (sort of "spread") enumeration Gewidmet dem britischen Volk. Sie haben ..., den ...
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keinen Waffenschein oder eine Waffenbesitzkarte - a typo?

It is a not uncommon way to get around the problem that "Waffenschein" and "Waffenbesitzkarte" have different grammatical gender. What she wanted to say was: keinen Waffenschein ...
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"ich sprecht [...]"; is this a typo?

The form sprecht of the verb sprechen is: Person Plural Imperativ Präsens Aktiv Na los, sprecht endlich miteinander! Person Plural Indikativ Präsens Aktiv Warum sprecht ihr nicht miteinander? The ...
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Wir sind (uns) uneinig

To have it shorter. You are asking, which of these sentences is correct: Wir sind uneinig. Wir sind uns uneinig. Without changing the meaning you can replace uneinig by nicht einig: Wir sind nicht ...
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