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Der Hund schnüffelte an dem Baum

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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
Hund
     n-m. dog, hound
     n-m. (pejorative) scoundrel; dog (mean or morally reprehensible person)
     n-m. board with casters used to transport heavy objects
schnüffelte
     v. first-person singular past tense of schnüffeln
     v. third-person singular past tense of schnüffeln
     v. first-person singular subjunctive II of schnüffeln
     v. third-person singular subjunctive II of schnüffeln
an
     prep. (with a location in the dative case) on; upon; at; in; against
     prep. (with a time in the dative case) on; in
     prep. (with a dative case object) by; near; close to; next to
     prep. (with a dative case object) by means of; by
     prep. (with an accusative case object) on; onto
     prep. (with an accusative case object) at; against
     prep. (with an accusative case object) to; for
     adv. onward; on
dem
     art. the; dative singular masculine of der
     art. the; dative singular neuter of der
     pron. dative singular masculine of der
     pron. dative singular neuter of der
Baum
     n-m. tree
     n-m. (nautical) boom
     n-m. (colloquial) Christmas tree


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