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Sentence

Allein ein Wunder kann uns noch helfen.

Translation

Only a miracle can help us now.



Analysis


allein
     adj. (only predicative) alone
     adv. alone
     adv. (formal, poetic) only
ein
     num. one
     art. a, an
Wunder
     n-n. miracle
     n-n. wonder
kann
     v. first-person singular present of können
     v. third-person singular present of können
     können
          v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle: “können”) To be able (to do something); can.
          v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle: “können”) To be allowed (to do something); to be permitted (to do something); may.
          v. (transitive, past participle: “gekonnt”) To know how to do (something); to know; to understand; to be able to do (something); to be capable of; can do (something).
          v. (intransitive, past participle: “gekonnt”) To be able to do something implied; can.
          v. (intransitive, colloquial, usually in negation) to be possible, to make sense
uns
     pron. accusative and dative of wir: us
noch
     adv. still
     adv. (with weder) nor
     adv. yet
     adv. another, more, additional
helfen
     v. to help (someone); to assist; to aid (+obj, de, dative)




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