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Phira
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How to distinguish between a female friend and a girlfriend?

36 votes

Does the German language have a Shakespeare?

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Schlussformel für Beschwerdebrief?

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“Food” in German

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Should I use the old spelling rules?

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Eifersucht vs. Neid

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Is "Lebensraum" a taboo word in German because of an association with Hitler and the Nazis?

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"Schlaf mir nicht ein" - warum "mir"?

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Was bedeutet: "Das geht sich nicht aus"?

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Do Latin loanwords conserve their gender?

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How to use "doch"

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Spricht man über ein Mädchen/eine Frau mittels „sie“ oder „es“?

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Is "dümpeln" also used and understood in southern German speaking regions?

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When would one use "im" and "am" rather than "in dem" and "an dem?

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Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "sinnfrei" und "sinnlos"?

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How separate are "durchfallen" and "der Durchfall"?

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What does "stackenblochen" mean?

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Which words or phrases should non-native speakers avoid to prevent unintentional offense?

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How can a native English speaker know when it is appropriate to use the polite (Sie) or the familiar (Du)?

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Herkunft von "Versuch nicht, uns ein X für ein U vorzumachen"

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Welcher Tag ist der nächste Dienstag?

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Why is "Fräulein" considered offensive, as opposed to "Frau"?

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Die Frage „Wem oder wen?“. Auf welche Weise hilft sie mir?

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»Diametral entgegengesetzt« – korrektes Deutsch oder Tautologie?

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Can "Teekesselchen" mean "homonym"?

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"mehr als unschön"?

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Gibt es ein Eigenschaftswort für den Zustand, wenn man keinen Durst hat?

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How can I better learn noun genders?

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How to know if a beginning 'v' is pronounced /f/ or /v/?

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Is it correct to write "mehr Informationen" or "mehrere Informationen"?