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Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Männern und Frauen?

Translation

What is the difference between men and women?



Analysis


was
     pron. (interrogative) what
     pron. (relative) which (referring to the entire preceding clause)
     pron. (relative) that, which (referring to das, m, and neuter substantival adjectives)
     pron. (relative, colloquial) that, which (referring to neuter singular nouns, instead of standard das)
     pron. (indefinite, colloquial) something, anything (instead of standard etwas)
     adv. (colloquial) a little, somewhat
ist
     v. third-person singular present of sein
     sein
          v. (with a predicate adjective or predicate nominative) to be
          v. (with a predicate adjective and an indirect object) to feel (to experience a certain condition)
          v. (auxiliary) forms the present perfect and past perfect tense of certain intransitive verbs
          v. (intransitive) to exist; there be; to be alive
          v. (intransitive, colloquial) to have the next turn (in a game, in a queue, etc.)
          v. (intransitive, child language) to be it; to be the tagger in a game of tag
          det. his
          det. its (when the owning object/article/thing/animal etc., is neuter (das) or masculine (m))
der
     art. the; definite article for several declensions:
     art.    Nominative singular masculine
     art.    Genitive singular feminine
     art.    Dative singular feminine
     art.    Genitive plural for all genders.
     pron. who; that; which
     pron. (attributive, stressed) that
     pron. (indicative) him, he
     pron. (differential) the one, him
Unterschied
     n-m. difference
zwischen
     prep. between
     prep. among
Männern
     n. dative plural of Mann
     Mann
          n-m. man, male human being
          n-m. husband
und
     conj. (co-ordinating) and
     interj. so?, now?
Frauen
     en:womenn. plural of Frau women.
     Frau
          n-f. woman (adult female human)
          n-f. one's wife
          n-f. a title of courtesy, equivalent to Mrs/Ms, which has nearly replaced Fräulein in the function of Miss
          n-f. (obsolete) lady; noblewoman


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