German Sentence Analyser

Use this page to analyse and learn German text. You can copy text into the box below or get a random sentence from our database. Press the Analyse button to get translations of the text and words.

Google Translation:
Ein kleiner Spatz sitzt auf dem Baum und beobachtet das Geschehen

     1. num. one
           Ich hatte nur ein Bier bestellt.
             I had ordered just one beer.
     2. art. a, an
           ein Mann - a man
           eine Frau - a woman
           ein Kind - a child
so ein Glück!
so, ein Püppchen
     1. n-m. boy, young man
     2. n. genitive singular of Kleine
     3. adj. comparative degree of klein
     1. n-m. house sparrow (Passer domesticus)
     2. n-m. an affectionate nickname, mostly used towards children, more seldom towards lovers, almost never with friends
           Hallo, mein Spatz! – Hello, sweetie!
           Hallo, meine Spätze! – Hello, my darlings!
     1. v. second-person singular present of sitzen
     2. v. third-person singular present of sitzen
     3. v. second-person plural present of sitzen
     4. v. imperative plural of sitzen
          1. v. (intransitive) to sit; to perch
          2. v. (intransitive) to stay (in one place); to remain; to be (in a particular place or state)
          3. v. (intransitive, of clothing) to fit
          4. v. (intransitive, in certain constructions, e.g. with voller) to be
                Der Schrank sitzt voller Motten. — “The cupboard is full of moths.”
          5. v. (intransitive, colloquial) to do time; to spend time in jail
          6. v. (intransitive, colloquial, of a strike, a comment, etc.) to hit home; to have a significant effect
     1. prep. (with dative) on, upon
           Das Buch liegt auf dem Tisch.
             The book is lying on the table.
     2. prep. (with accusative) on, onto
           Leg das Buch auf den Tisch!
             Put the book on the table!
     3. prep. (colloquial, otherwise archaic, regional, northern and western Germany) on (a day; usually of the week)
           Du kannst doch auf (’n) Sonntag nich’ den Rasen mähen!
             You can’t mow the lawn on a Sunday!
     4. adv. (somewhat, informal) open
           Die Tür ist auf.
             The door is open.
     5. adv. (colloquial) finished; gone (food)
           Hast du deine Suppe auf?
             Have you finished your soup?
           Die Milch is’ auf.
             The milk is gone. (= All the milk has been consumed.)
     6. interj. carry on
     7. interj. have a go
auf alles gefaßt
auf seine Gemahlin
     1. art. the; dative singular masculine of der
     2. art. the; dative singular neuter of der
     3. pron. dative singular masculine of der
     4. pron. dative singular neuter of der
so? mit dem da
klang es aus dem Berge
     1. n-m. tree
           Vögel nisten gerne in Bäumen. — Birds prefer trees to nestle.
           Bäume zählen mit zu den größten natürlich organischen Lebensformen. — Trees are one of the biggest natural and organical lifeforms on the planet.
           Baum fällt! — Timber!
     2. n-m. (nautical) boom
     3. n-m. (colloquial) Christmas tree
           Schafft den Baum ins Wohnzimmer! — Take the christmas tree into the living room!
     1. conj. (co-ordinating) and
           Kaffee und Kuchen - coffee and cake
           Ich kam, sah und siegte. - I came, saw, and conquered.
     2. interj. so?, now?
           Und? Wie ist es gelaufen? - So? How did it go?
und sagte ihm
und vielleicht auch
     1. v. third-person singular present of beobachten
     2. v. second-person plural present of beobachten
     3. v. second-person plural subjunctive I of beobachten
     4. v. imperative plural of beobachten
     5. v. past participle of beobachten
          1. v. to watch, to observe
     1. art. the; nominative singular neuter of der
     2. art. the; accusative singular neuter of der
     3. pron. who, that, which (relative) (In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with neuter singular referents).
           Ich kenne ein Mädchen, das das kann.
             I know a girl who can do that.
     4. pron. this, that (demonstrative)
           Das ist mein Haus.
             This is my house.
     5. pron. (colloquial) it
           Ich hab' das nich.
             I don't have it.
wer ist das
wer ist denn das
          1. art. the; definite article for several declensions:
          2. art.    Nominative singular masculine
          3. art.    Genitive singular feminine
          4. art.    Dative singular feminine
          5. art.    Genitive plural for all genders.
          6. pron. who; that; which
                Ich kenne einen Mann, der das kann. - I know a man who can do that.
          7. pron. (attributive, stressed) that
                Der Mann war es! - It was that man!
          8. pron. (indicative) him, he
                Der hat es getan! - It was him who did it!
          9. pron. (differential) the one, him
                Der mit dem Mantel - The one with the coat
     1. n-n. events, happenings
     2. n-n. that is happening, that was happening
Dictionary entries from Wiktionary

Please help us improve the analysis of German sentences by contributing the meaning of missing words or phrases. Any short translated phrase will be helpful for other sentences with the same phrase.

Enter a German word or phrase that appears in the sentence

Enter its meaning or translation

Please report a poor word or meaning.