A Handbook of German Grammar

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Ginn, 1912 - German language - 155 pages
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Page 8 - Nom. ber bte bu§, the bie, the Gen. be$ ber be§, of the ber, of the Dat. bem ber bem, to the ben, to the Ace. ben...
Page 55 - Personal markers distinguish three persons (first, second and third), two numbers (singular and plural) and three genders (masculine, feminine and neuter). The...
Page 87 - If the subject is an interrogative pronoun or a noun modified by an interrogative adjective, the order is the same as in a declarative sentence.
Page 88 - SSater <5te fennen, the man whose father you know. The relative ber can be distinguished from the demonstrative ber, since the inflected part of the verb stands at the end of the sentence after all relative words : as e3...
Page 63 - ... geroorben fein bu roirft geroorben fein er roirb geroorben fein roir roerben geroorben fein ifjr roerbet geroorben fein fie roerben geroorben fein roerbe »erbe er / shall become id?
Page 56 - In the active voice the subject is acting, in the passive voice the subject is acted upon.
Page 24 - The words ein, fein, mein, etc. (78, 2) have no ending in the nominative singular masculine and neuter and in the accusative singular neuter. The adjective following them, therefore, takes the strong endings (masculine er and neuter e§) in these three cases.
Page 127 - Either you must make up your mind now or I must set out alone.
Page 69 - Strong verbs whose stem-vowel in the present tense is e, regularly change this e to te or i in the second and third persons singular present indicative and in the second person singular of the imperative, long e usually becoming ier while short e becomes i.
Page 111 - The endings ol the weak declension are en in all cases, singular and plural, except in the nominative singular...

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