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Sie bekannten ihre Schuld.

Translation

They confessed to their guilt.



Analysis


Sie
     pron. you (polite; singular and plural)
     pron. she
     pron. it (when the object/article/thing/animal etc., referred to, is feminine (die))
     pron. they; them
     es
          pron. it (referring to things)
          pron. he (with reference to male creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
          pron. she (with reference to female creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
          pron. (for impersonal verbs) it
          art. (regional, colloquial) alternative form of das
bekannten
     v. first-person plural past tense of bekennen
     v. third-person plural past tense of bekennen
     adj. strong masculine singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. strong masculine singular accusative of bekannt
     adj. strong neuter singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. strong plural dative of bekannt
     adj. weak masculine singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. weak masculine singular dative of bekannt
     adj. weak masculine singular accusative of bekannt
     adj. weak feminine singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. weak feminine singular dative of bekannt
     adj. weak neuter singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. weak neuter singular dative of bekannt
     adj. weak plural nominative of bekannt
     adj. weak plural genitive of bekannt
     adj. weak plural dative of bekannt
     adj. weak plural accusative of bekannt
     adj. mixed masculine singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. mixed masculine singular dative of bekannt
     adj. mixed masculine singular accusative of bekannt
     adj. mixed feminine singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. mixed feminine singular dative of bekannt
     adj. mixed neuter singular genitive of bekannt
     adj. mixed neuter singular dative of bekannt
     adj. mixed plural nominative of bekannt
     adj. mixed plural genitive of bekannt
     adj. mixed plural dative of bekannt
     adj. mixed plural accusative of bekannt
     bekennen
          v. to confess
ihre
     pron. (possessive) their (belonging to them)
     pron. (possessive) her (belonging to her)
Schuld
     n. (usually plural) debt
     n. (no plural) fault
     n. (no plural) guilt


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