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Das war eine außerordentliche Gefahr.

Translation

That was an extraordinary danger.



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
war
     v. first-person singular past tense of sein
     v. third-person singular past tense of sein
     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))
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)
außerordentliche
     adj. inflected form of außerordentlich
     außerordentlich
          adj. extraordinary (not ordinary), exceptional
          adj. outside of a set plan or order
          adv. extraordinarily, exceptionally
Gefahr
     n. danger
     n. threat


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