A First German Grammar

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Oxford University Press, American branch, 1914 - German language - 282 pages
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Page 286 - A Practical Guide to a Scientific Study of the German Vocabulary. By August Prehn, Ph.D.
Page 207 - ... is, the subject stood in the first place for emphasis, or to establish a relation with what preceded it. This is not now its usual force. The normal word-order has become the form of expression suited to the mind in its normal condition of steady activity and easy movement, from which it only departs under the stress of emotion, or for logical reasons, or in conformity to fixed rules.
Page 285 - ... twelve. OXFORD GERMAN SERIES By AMERICAN SCHOLARS General Editor : JU LI US GO E BEL, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages in the University of Illinois Selections from Classical German Literature. From the Reformation to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century. By Klara Hechtenberg Collitz, Ph.D. Adapted for use in the study of Modern German Literature in colleges and high schools. The biographical introductions to the selections from each author constitute a connected history of German Literature...
Page 131 - ... the prefix is separated from the verb and placed at the end of the clause or sentence : (près.) ¡ф fange meine íHrteit au; (près, imper.) fana, bcine 'Arbeit an; (past) ¡ф ftiio.
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Page 34 - When preceded by the definite article or a determinative of the dieser model they take the ending -e in the nominative singular of all genders, and in the accusative singular feminine and neuter; otherwise -en throughout (Weak Form) — eg: Der kluge Mann baut vor.
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Page 122 - What is the day of the month? What day of the month is it to-day? To-day is the first, the second, the third, the fourth I am going to fold my letter. Give me an envelop.
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