Lexis Rex Home
Lexis Rex Home


German Sentence of the Day

Sentence

Die Ameisenigel und das Schnabeltier sind die einzige Säugetiere, die Eier legen.

Translation

The spiny anteater and the platypus are the only mammals that lay eggs.



Analysis


die
     art. The; declined form of der
     pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
     pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
     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
Ameisenigel
     n-m. echidna, spiny anteater
und
     conj. (co-ordinating) and
     interj. so?, now?
das
     art. the; nominative singular neuter of der
     art. the; accusative singular neuter of der
     pron. who, that, which (relative) (In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with neuter singular referents).
     pron. this, that (demonstrative)
     pron. (colloquial) it
     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
Schnabeltier
     n-n. platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus
sind
     v. first-person plural present of sein
     v. third-person plural 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))
die
     art. The; declined form of der
     pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
     pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
     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
einzige
     adj. strong feminine singular nominative of einzig
     adj. strong feminine singular accusative of einzig
     adj. strong plural nominative of einzig
     adj. strong plural accusative of einzig
     adj. weak masculine singular nominative of einzig
     adj. weak feminine singular nominative of einzig
     adj. weak feminine singular accusative of einzig
     adj. weak neuter singular nominative of einzig
     adj. weak neuter singular accusative of einzig
     adj. mixed feminine singular nominative of einzig
     adj. mixed feminine singular accusative of einzig
     einzig
          adj. only, sole
          adj. unique
          adv. only
Säugetiere
     n. plural of Säugetier
     Säugetier
          n-n. mammal
die
     art. The; declined form of der
     pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
     pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
     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
Eier
     n. nominative plural of Ei
     n.    (vulgar) balls; nuts; testicles
     n. genitive plural of Ei
     n. accusative plural of Ei
legen
     v. to lay (etw./jmdn. auf etw. (Akk.))
     v. to lean (etw. (Akk.) an etw. (Akk.))
     v. (reflexive) to lie down (auf etw. (Akk.))


Review Previous Sentences



Subscribe to Sentence of the Day
Email:

Learn
Sentence Search