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Nach drei Tagen kann die Vase gebrannt werden.

Translation

The vase can be fired after three days.



Analysis


nach
     prep. after, past (later in time)
     prep. after, behind (in sequence)
     prep. to, towards (with geographical names; see usage notes below)
     prep. according to; guided by
     prep. by the authority of; following
     prep. (with verbs of sensual perception) like (see usage notes below)
     post. according to
     prep. for (qual, indicating desire for an object)
     adv. (in compound verbs) after, behind, later, next to
     post. according to
     adv. (in compound verbs) after, behind, later, next to
drei
     num. three
Tagen
     n. dative plural form of Tag
     Tag
          n-m. a day; a period of time that lasts 24 hours
          n-m. a day; the period from midnight to the following midnight
          n-m. a day; the period between sunrise and sunset when there is daylight
          n-m. (astronomy) a day, the rotational period of a planet, moon or any celestial body (especially Earth)
          n-m. the part of a day which one spends at work, school, etc
          n-m. a day; a specified time or period, considered with reference to the prominence or success (in life or in an an argument or conflict) of a person or thing
          n-m. (dated) a convention, a congress (now found chiefly in compounds such as Reichstag or Landtag)
          interj. (colloquial) hello; (good) day
kann
     v. first-person singular present of können
     v. third-person singular present of können
     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
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
Vase
     n-f. vase
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


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