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Sentence

Er war sehr aufgeregt, als er die Nachrichten hörte.

Translation

He was very agitated when he heard the news.



Analysis


er
     pron. (personal) he.
     pron. (personal) it (when the grammatical gender of the object/article/thing/animal etc., being referred to, is masculine (der)).
war
     v. first-person singular past tense of sein
     v. third-person singular past tense 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))
sehr
     adv. very
     adv. a lot
aufgeregt
     adj. excited
     adj. angry
     Participle. past participle of aufregen
     aufregen
          v. (reflexive) to annoy, to upset
als
     conj. (subordinating, referring to something thought of as in the past) at the same moment; when; while; as
     conj. (after comparative) than
     conj. as; like; in the function of; in the form of
     conj. as if
     conj. (after negative pronoun) but
er
     pron. (personal) he.
     pron. (personal) it (when the grammatical gender of the object/article/thing/animal etc., being referred to, is masculine (der)).
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
Nachrichten
     n-f. news
     n. plural of Nachricht
     Nachricht
          n-f. message (communications: Information which is sent from a source to a receiver)
          n-f. notification
          n-f. news (only in plural)
hörte
     v. first-person singular past tense of hören
     v. third-person singular past tense of hören
     v. first-person singular subjunctive II of hören
     v. third-person singular subjunctive II of hören
     hören
          v. to hear
          v. to listen to




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