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Keramikwaren müssen gebrannt werden bevor sie genutzt werden können.

Translation

Pottery needs to be fired before one can use it.



Analysis


Keramikwaren
müssen
     v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive → “müssen” replaces the past participle) to have to (do something); must; to be obliged (to do something); to need (to do something).
     v. (intransitive, with past participle “gemusst”) to have to do something implied; must; to be obliged.
gebrannt
     v. past participle of brennen
     adj. burnt
     adj. fired (e.g. in a kiln)
     brennen
          v. (intransitive) to burn; to light on fire
          v. (intransitive) to burn; to be on fire
          v. (intransitive) to have a strong affection for; to be affectionate
          v. (intransitive) to be lit, to be on (of a light or lamp)
          v. (intransitive) to irritate; to induce pain or another pianful sensation; to bite; to sting (especially in the eyes)
          v. (intransitive) to smart; to sting (a sore or wound)
          v. to fire; to bake; to kiln (tiles and pottery)
          v. to distil (alcoholic beverages such as schnapps)
          v. (transitive, computing) to burn; to archive data on a storage medium. (such as CDs, DVDs, etc.)
          v. (intransitive, figuratively) to emit heat
          v. to roast
          v. to bream (clean a ship etc. by fire and scraping)
werden
     v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle geworden) will; to be going (to do something); non-gloss definition
     v. (auxiliary, with a past participle, past participle worden) to be done; non-gloss definition
     v. (intransitive, past participle: “geworden”) to become; to get; to grow; to turn
bevor
     conj. before
sie
     pron. she
     pron. it (when the object/article/thing/animal etc., referred to, is feminine (die))
     pron. they; them
     es
          pron. it (referring to things)
          pron. he (with reference to male creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
          pron. she (with reference to female creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
          pron. (for impersonal verbs) it
          art. (regional, colloquial) alternative form of das
genutzt
     v. past participle of nutzen
     adj. occupied
     adj. used, utilized
     nutzen
          v. to make use of; to deploy; to exploit; to harness; to take (the opportunity of)
          v. (transitive or intransitive, most often negated or in questions) to be useful, to be of use, to do good
          v. (transitive or intransitive, + dative) to benefit someone, to help, to do good to
werden
     v. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle geworden) will; to be going (to do something); non-gloss definition
     v. (auxiliary, with a past participle, past participle worden) to be done; non-gloss definition
     v. (intransitive, past participle: “geworden”) to become; to get; to grow; to turn
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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