Elementary German Grammar: By Charles P. Otis

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Henry Holt, 1904 - German language - 356 pages
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Page 277 - GERMAN-ENGLISH VOCABULARY i When a separable or inseparable verb is indicated as belonging to the Old Conjugation, or as an irregular verb of the New Conjugation, the prefix must be thrown off before looking for the verb in the list at the end. Separable verbs are indicated by a hyphen between the prefix and the simple verb.
Page 49 - Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of
Page 151 - cause, let, leave," resembles in its use the "modal auxiliaries," and will be treated in connection with them. 10. In the paradigm of the modal auxiliaries that follows, it will be noticed that the endings of the Present Indicative are those of the Preterit Indicative of the Old conjugation. Otherwise the verbs go according to the New conjugation.
Page 175 - The passive voice is less frequently used in German than in English. It is replaced, as in the French, by other expressions, especially the two following: — 1. Form with man:
Page 19 - NOTE i.— In German, @ie (with capital @) is "you," whether one or more persons are addressed, and the verb is always in the plural. This is the general " you.
Page 76 - OF CASE-ENDINGS OF THE FIRST DECLENSION. Singular. Plural. CLASS I. CLASS II. CLASS III. CLASS I. CLASS II. CLASS III.
Page 141 - The compound tenses of the Subjunctive are formed in the same manner in both Old and New Conjugations, by the use of the Subjunctive of the auxiliaries
Page 150 - I was able, but did not want to do it." This is also true of a few other verbs, as
Page 150 - is to be translated by a different auxiliary in German according to the meaning. " I can not go
Page 149 - which are of very frequent occurrence, call for special attention in view of peculiarities in form and usage. 2.

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