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Sentence

Ich mag das Buch.

Translation

I like that book.



Analysis


Ich
     n-n. (psychology) ego, the Ich
     n-n. self, me, him, etc.
     pron. I
mag
     v. first-person singular present of mögen
     v. third-person singular present of mögen
     mögen
          v. to like (something or someone)
          v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive) may (expresses a possibility, never a permission)
          v. (auxiliary, in negation, with an infinitive) to be hesitant to (do something)
          v. (auxiliary, in the present subjunctive, with an infinitive) may (paraphrases the optative).
          v. (transitive, in the past subjunctive) to want
          v. (auxiliary, in the past subjunctive, with an infinitive,) to want to; would like to; to wish to (do something)
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
Buch
     n-n. book


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