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Der Himmel ist heute von Wolken bedeckt

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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
Himmel
     n-m. sky
     n-m. heaven
ist
     v. third-person singular present 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))
heute
     adv. today
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)
Wolken
     n. plural of Wolke
     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)
bedeckt
     adj. covered, coated, capped
     adj. overcast
     bedecken
          v. to cover
          v. (gamekeeping) to make mate


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