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Der Himmel ist heute von Wolken bedeckt



     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
     n-m. sky
     n-m. heaven
     v. third-person singular present of 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))
     adv. today
     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)
     n. plural of Wolke
          n-f. cloud, a visible mass of condensed water droplets in the air
          n-f. cloud, made of steam, ash, smoke or anything that resembles such a mass
          n-f. nebula, enormous masses of interstellar dust and hydrogen in outerspace (may also be Nebel in this sense)
     adj. covered, coated, capped
     adj. overcast
          v. to cover
          v. (gamekeeping) to make mate

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