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Das Rennen kann für den menschlichen Körper eine große Belastung sein.

Translation

Running can mean a great strain for the human body.



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
     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
Rennen
     n-n. (sports) race, a competitive event in sports.
     n-n. the act of running.
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
für
     prep. for
     prep. on behalf of
     prep. by the standards of
     prep. (colloquial, nonstandard) in order to (with zu and infinitive)
den
     art. the; accusative masculine singular of der
     art. the; dative plural for all genders of der
     pron. that; whom; accusative singular of der
menschlichen
     adj. inflected form of menschlich
     menschlich
          adj. human, manlike
          adj. humane, kind
Körper
     n-m. body
     n-m. (physics) body
     n-m. (geometry) body, solid (three-dimensional object)
     n-m. (algebra) field (algebraic structure with addition and multiplication)
eine
     num. inflected form of ein
     art. inflected form of ein (a, an)
     pron. feminine nominative of einer (one)
     pron. feminine accusative of einer (one)
große
     adj. strong feminine singular nominative of groß
     adj. strong feminine singular accusative of groß
     adj. strong plural nominative of groß
     adj. strong plural accusative of groß
     adj. weak masculine singular nominative of groß
     adj. weak feminine singular nominative of groß
     adj. weak feminine singular accusative of groß
     adj. weak neuter singular nominative of groß
     adj. weak neuter singular accusative of groß
     adj. mixed feminine singular nominative of groß
     adj. mixed feminine singular accusative of groß
     groß
          adj. big, large
          adj. great, grand
          adj. (of a person) tall
Belastung
     n-f. load, weight, pressure, strain
     n-f. burden
sein
     v. (with a predicate adjective or predicate nominative) to be
     v. (with a predicate adjective and an indirect object) to feel (to experience a certain condition)
     v. (auxiliary) forms the present perfect and past perfect tense of certain intransitive verbs
     v. (intransitive) to exist; there be; to be alive
     v. (intransitive, colloquial) to have the next turn (in a game, in a queue, etc.)
     v. (intransitive, child language) to be it; to be the tagger in a game of tag
     det. his
     det. its (when the owning object/article/thing/animal etc., is neuter (das) or masculine (m))


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