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Wenn du mir die Hälfte zurückzahlst, sind wir quitt.

Translation

If you pay me back one half, we're even.



Analysis


Wenn
     n-n. (informal) if
     conj. (subordinating) when
     conj. (subordinating) if (on the condition that)
du
     pron. thou, you (singular familiar)
mir
     pron. (personal) dative of ich: me, to me:
     pron. (regional, dialectal or colloquial) alternative form of wir we
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
Hälfte
     n-f. half; fifty percent of something
     n-f. half, share; any of two correlating pieces, whatever the size
zurückzahlst
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))
wir
     pron. we
quitt
     adj. (only used in the predicative) quits, even
     adj. (only used in the predicative, regional) rid of something, having lost something


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