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:
Ratlos saß der Wissenschaftler über seinen Nachschlagewerken

ratlos
     1. adj. at a loss
saß
     1. v. past tense of sitzen
wo ich saß
wo schon das Mädchen saß
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 Hund
der alte fragte
Wissenschaftler
     1. n-m. scientist
über
     1. prep. (accusative or dative) above, over, foremost
           Es gab eine Brücke über dem Fluss. - There was a bridge over the river.
           Der Vogel flog über den Fluss. - The bird flew over the river.
     2. prep. (accusative) by, via, through
           Der Zug fährt über den Hauptbahnhof. - The train goes via the main station.
           Ich kaufe alles über das Internet. - I buy everything through the internet.
     3. prep. (accusative) across
           Ich fahre mit der Fähre über die Ostsee. - I travel on the ferry across the Baltic Sea.
     4. prep. (accusative) during, for, over a time period
           Es regnete über das Wochenende. - It rained over the weekend.
           Er hat uns über Jahre belogen. - He's lied to us for years.
     5. prep. (accusative) about
           Ich schreibe ein Buch über Goethes Leben. - I'm writing a book about Goethe's life.
     6. prep. around, among
     7. adv. over, more than
           Das Auto kostet über 10.000 Euro. (The car costs over 10,000 euros.)
     8. post. (following accusative) throughout
           Den ganzen Tag über. (Throughout the entire day.)
eilte über das Feld hin mitten durchs Korn
seinen
     1. pron. dative plural of sein
     2. pron. accusative masculine singular of sein
und begann seinen Dienst
der Wachtmeister zog seinen Revolver
Nachschlagewerken
Dictionary entries from Wiktionary