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The German adverb zwar

zwar

The conjunctional adverb zwar has no single equivalent in English. In one context it seems to mean one thing, in another it seems to mean something else entirely. Sometimes it seems to add nothing meaningful to a sentence at all. If we look

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Wort der Woche: The German conjunction als

The conjunction als is the 25th most common word in German. Simply put, a conjunction is a word that joins together sentences, clauses, phrases, or words. Many conjunctions have a very specific conjoining role, such as joining a dependent and

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Wort der Woche: The German pronoun man

The indefinite pronoun man is the 34th most common word in German. Despite appearances, it never means “man”. (That would be der Mann, which is number 131 on the top words list.) As a pronoun, man is a word that can

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Wort der Woche: The German noun Stunde

The second word in the new Wort der Woche series is: Stunde (noun) hour. The noun Stunde is the 40th most common noun in German and is in the top 300 most commonly used words. Lets’s take a look at its forms and most common usages. Focusing your

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Quiz: The German verb finden

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Mixed German-English Cognates 2

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Mixed German-English Cognates 1

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German-English Cognates 8

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German-English Cognates 7

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German-English Cognates 6

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