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An den irdischen Polen dauert ein Tag sechs Monate


At the Earth's poles a day lasts about six months.


     prep. (with a location in the dative case) on; upon; at; in; against
     prep. (with a time in the dative case) on; in
     prep. (with a dative case object) by; near; close to; next to
     prep. (with a dative case object) by means of; by
     prep. (with an accusative case object) on; onto
     prep. (with an accusative case object) at; against
     prep. (with an accusative case object) to; for
     adv. onward; on
     art. the; accusative masculine singular of der
     art. the; dative plural for all genders of der
     pron. that; whom; accusative singular of der
     adj. inflected form of irdisch
          adj. terrestrial, earthly
          adj. worldly, mundane
     n. accusative plural of Pole
     v. third-person singular present of dauern
     v. second-person plural present of dauern
     v. imperative plural of dauern
          v. to last, to continue over time
          v. to persist
          v. to take (time)
          v. (archaic, with accusative) to grieve; to arouse pity
     num. one
     art. a, an
     n-m. a day; a period of time that lasts 24 hours
     n-m. a day; the period from midnight to the following midnight
     n-m. a day; the period between sunrise and sunset when there is daylight
     n-m. (astronomy) a day, the rotational period of a planet, moon or any celestial body (especially Earth)
     n-m. the part of a day which one spends at work, school, etc
     n-m. a day; a specified time or period, considered with reference to the prominence or success (in life or in an an argument or conflict) of a person or thing
     n-m. (dated) a convention, a congress (now found chiefly in compounds such as Reichstag or Landtag)
     interj. (colloquial) hello; (good) day
     num. (cardinal) six
     n. plural of Monat
     n. (archaic) dative singular form of Monat
          n-m. month

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