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Dies hier ist der erste Entwurf.

Translation

This is the first sketch.



Analysis


dies
     pron. alternative form of dieses
hier
     adv. (location) here; in this place; refers to an environment one is currently in, or to something within reach
     adv. (location) there; right there; in that place; refers to something that is considered nearby, or can be seen and pointed at
     adv. (abstract) here (within this context)
     adv. used with the definite article or the determiner dieser, , this, that to express proximity (“this”)
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))
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
erste
     adj. inflected form of erster
Entwurf
     n-m. draft
     n-m. design, model, sketch




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