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Die Kolibris sind die einzigen Vögel, die rückwärts fliegen können

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die
     art. The; declined form of der
     pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
     pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
     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
Kolibris
     n. genitive singular form of Kolibri
     n. nominative plural form of Kolibri
     n. genitive plural form of Kolibri
     n. dative plural form of Kolibri
     n. accusative plural form of Kolibri
     Kolibri
          n-m. hummingbird (Trochilidae)
sind
     v. first-person plural present of sein
     v. third-person plural 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))
die
     art. The; declined form of der
     pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
     pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
     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
einzigen
     adj. inflected form of einzig
     einzig
          adj. only, sole
          adj. unique
          adv. only
Vögel
     n. nominative plural of Vogel
     n. accusative plural of Vogel
     n. genitive plural of Vogel
die
     art. The; declined form of der
     pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
     pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
     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
rückwärts
     adv. backwards
fliegen
     v. (intransitive, auxiliary sein) to fly; to travel by air
     v. (intransitive figuratively, auxiliary sein) to rush; to fly; to go quickly
     v. (transitive, auxiliary haben) to fly; to pilot
     v. (transitive, auxiliary haben) to transport by air
     v. (intransitive, colloquial, auxiliary sein) to get the axe, to get kicked out
können
     v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle: “können”) To be able (to do something); can.
     v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle: “können”) To be allowed (to do something); to be permitted (to do something); may.
     v. (transitive, past participle: “gekonnt”) To know how to do (something); to know; to understand; to be able to do (something); to be capable of; can do (something).
     v. (intransitive, past participle: “gekonnt”) To be able to do something implied; can.
     v. (intransitive, colloquial, usually in negation) to be possible, to make sense


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