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Erhebung
     1. n-f. elevation
     2. n-f. uprising
     3. n-f. survey
auf
     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
der
     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
der ganz leer war
an der Wand entlang
Erdoberfläche
     1. n-f. surface of the Earth
Unter
     1. n-m. jack, knave (playing card)
     2. prep. under
     3. prep. below
     4. prep. among; between
     5. prep. (chiefly literary) with; along with; accompanied by an action (often concessive)
           Die englische Sprache überlebte die normannische Eroberung unter weitgehendem Verlust ihrer ursprünglichen Struktur.
             The English language survived the Norman conquest, largely losing, however, its original structure.
     6. prep. (rare or regional) during
etwa
     1. adv. approximately
     2. adv. for instance
     3. adv. by any chance
     4. adv. (modal) really (expresses the expectation of a negative answer)
           Willst du etwa schon gehen? (Do you really want to leave so soon?)
300
Meter
     1. n-m. meter (unit of measure)
es stand mindestens fünfhundert Meter vom nächsten Hof entfernt
Höhe
     1. n-f. height
meist
     1. adv. (formal) mostly, most often, usually
von
     1. prep. from
           Ich fahre von Köln nach Hamburg. - I'm travelling from Cologne to Hamburg.
           Ich hab’s von meiner Schwester gehört. - I heard it from my sister.
     2. prep. of, belonging to (often replacing genitive; see usage note below)
           das Auto von meinem Vater - my father’s car / the car of my father
     3. prep. by (with passive voice)
           Das Hotel wird von der Firma bezahlt. - The hotel is paid for by the company.
     4. prep. about, of (a topic)
           Er hat von seiner Jugend erzählt. - He told about his youth.
     5. prep. on, with (a resource)
           Von welchem Geld soll ich als Arbeitsloser in Urlaub fahren? - Being unemployed, on what money should I go on holidays?
           Man kann nicht nur von Luft und Liebe leben. - You can’t live on air and love alone. q
ihm von weitem
geh weg! geh weg von hier!
gerundeter
Form
     1. n. shape
     2. n. form (order of doing things)
     3. v. imperative singular of formen
     4. v. (colloquial) first-person singular present of formen
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