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Das Leben beginnt mit der Geburt und endet mit dem Tod.

Translation

Birth is the beginning of life and death its end.



Analysis


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
Leben
     n-n. life (state between birth and death).
     n-n. (biology) life (status possessed by organic entities such as animals, plants and bacteria, having properties as metabolism, adaption and replication).
     n-n. biography, chain of events that determine or have determined one's life
     n-n. existence or life one has built, often manifested in wealth and prosperity
     n-n. life, precious or beloved thing that is part of someone's existence
     n-n. (video games) life, numbers of times a game can be played
     n-n. (video games) health, hit points
     n-n. (gerund of leben): living (no plural)
beginnt
     v. third-person singular present of beginnen
     v. second-person plural present of beginnen
     v. imperative plural of beginnen
mit
     prep. with (expressing attendance, company)
     prep. with, by (instrumental)
     adv. indicates participation in an action or belonging to a category
     adv. (somewhat, informal) with something
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
Geburt
     n-f. birth
und
     conj. (co-ordinating) and
     interj. so?, now?
endet
     v. third-person singular present of enden
     v. second-person plural present of enden
     v. second-person plural subjunctive I of enden
     v. imperative plural of enden
mit
     prep. with (expressing attendance, company)
     prep. with, by (instrumental)
     adv. indicates participation in an action or belonging to a category
     adv. (somewhat, informal) with something
dem
     art. the; dative singular masculine of der
     art. the; dative singular neuter of der
     pron. dative singular masculine of der
     pron. dative singular neuter of der
Tod
     n-m. death


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