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Er schrieb das Buch allein.



     n. a person or animal of male gender, a male
     pron. (personal) he.
     pron. (personal) it (when the grammatical gender of the object/article/thing/animal etc., being referred to, is masculine (der)).
     pron. (personal) she (when the grammatical gender of the noun being referred to and designating a female person, is masculine (der)).
     pron. (personal, archaic) Alternative spelling of Er, tr=you (polite)
     v. first-person singular of schreiben
     v. third-person singular of schreiben
          v. to write, to write out (use letters to make words and texts)
          v. to spell (use a particular combination of letters to make a word)
          v. to write (use handwriting)
          v. to write (produce texts, work as an author)
          v. to be some year or date
          v. to write, to text (send written information, communication)
          v. to write to each other (exchange correspondance)
          v. to be spelled/spelt; (of a word or a person's name)
          v. (idiomatic, passive, or transitive with man) Used to express that someone does not know the first thing about something.
     art. singular of der: the
     pron. singular of der
     pron.          (relative) who, that, which
     pron.          (demonstrative) this, that, it
     pron.          (regional, northern Germany) it (subject of an impersonal verb)
          art. the
          art. feminine singular of der
          art. genitive plural of der
          pron. who; that; which
          pron. feminine dative singular of der: (to) whom, which, that
          pron. (attributive, stressed) that
          pron. (indicative) him, he
          pron. (differential) the one, him
          pron. feminine dative singular of der: (to) that, (to) her
     n. book (collection of sheets of paper bound together to hinge at one edge; long work fit for publication)
     n. (accounting usually in the plural) books (accounting records)
     n. (rare) omasum, the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
     Proper noun. either of two municipalities in the Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
     adj. (only predicative) alone
     adv. alone
     adv. (formal, literary) only

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