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Sentence

Was ist denn los?

Translation

What's wrong, then?



Analysis


was
     pron. (interrogative) what
     pron. (relative) which (referring to the entire preceding clause)
     pron. (relative) that, which (referring to das, m, and neuter substantival adjectives)
     pron. (relative, colloquial) that, which (referring to neuter singular nouns, instead of standard das)
     pron. (indefinite, colloquial) something, anything (instead of standard etwas)
     adv. (colloquial) a little, somewhat
ist
     v. third-person singular 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))
denn
     conj. for; because; since
     conj. (after a comparative) than
     adv. (in a question) then; ever; but; used for general emphasis
los
     adj. alternative form of lose loose
     adv. (only used in combination with a verb)
     adv. off, rid of
     adv. going on
     interj. come on!, let's go!
     v. imperative singular of losen
     losen
          adj. strong masculine singular genitive of lose
          adj. strong masculine singular accusative of lose
          adj. strong neuter singular genitive of lose
          adj. strong plural dative of lose
          adj. weak masculine singular genitive of lose
          adj. weak masculine singular dative of lose
          adj. weak masculine singular accusative of lose
          adj. weak feminine singular genitive of lose
          adj. weak feminine singular dative of lose
          adj. weak neuter singular genitive of lose
          adj. weak neuter singular dative of lose
          adj. weak plural nominative of lose
          adj. weak plural genitive of lose
          adj. weak plural dative of lose
          adj. weak plural accusative of lose
          adj. mixed masculine singular genitive of lose
          adj. mixed masculine singular dative of lose
          adj. mixed masculine singular accusative of lose
          adj. mixed feminine singular genitive of lose
          adj. mixed feminine singular dative of lose
          adj. mixed neuter singular genitive of lose
          adj. mixed neuter singular dative of lose
          adj. mixed plural nominative of lose
          adj. mixed plural genitive of lose
          adj. mixed plural dative of lose
          adj. mixed plural accusative of lose
          v. to draw lots; to draw straws; to toss up


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