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Der Fluss verläuft von Süden nach Norden.

Translation

The river runs from south to north.



Analysis


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
Fluss
     n-m. river
     n-m. flow
verläuft
     v. third-person singular present indicative of verlaufen
     verlaufen
          v. (reflexive) to get lost, stray
          v. (reflexive, of a, crowd) to disperse, scatter
          v. (intransitive) to run (extend in a specific direction)
          v. (intransitive) to go, proceed (well, poorly, etc.)
von
     prep. from
     prep. of, belonging to (often replacing genitive; see usage note below)
     prep. by (with passive voice)
     prep. about, of (a topic)
     prep. on, with (a resource)
Süden
     n-m. south (direction)
     n-m. south (region)
nach
     prep. after, past (later in time)
     prep. after, behind (in sequence)
     prep. to, towards (with geographical names; see usage notes below)
     prep. according to; guided by
     prep. by the authority of; following
     prep. (with verbs of sensual perception) like (see usage notes below)
     post. according to
     prep. for (qual, indicating desire for an object)
     adv. (in compound verbs) after, behind, later, next to
     post. according to
     adv. (in compound verbs) after, behind, later, next to
Norden
     n-m. north (direction)
     n-m. north (region)


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