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Sie sind sehr freundlich

Translation

You/they are very nice.



Analysis


Sie
     pron. you (polite; singular and plural)
     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
sind
     v. first-person plural present of sein
     v. third-person plural 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))
sehr
     adv. very
     adv. a lot
freundlich
     adj. friendly, benign
     adj. nice, pleasant


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