Lexis Rex Home

Lexis Rex - German

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.




doch
     1. conj. though; yet; but; however; nevertheless
     2. conj. for all that; after all; but
     3. adv. after all; yet; however; nevertheless
     4. adv. really; just
     5. adv. (in response to a negative question or statement) yes; surely; really; on the contrary
           Das darfst du nicht sagen. — Doch, doch! —— “You can’t say that. — Yes, I can!”
           Du wirst nicht kommen? — Doch! —— “You won't come? — Oh, yes, I will!”
     6. adv. indicates proposal; why don't you/we
           Komm doch mal mit.
... doch nein!
doch ohne Bilder
Es
     1. n-n. (psychology) id
     2. n-n. (music) E-flat
     3. pron. it (referring to things)
     4. pron. he (with reference to male creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
     5. pron. she (with reference to female creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
     6. pron. (for impersonal verbs) it
           Es regnet. - It’s raining.
     7. art. (regional, colloquial) alternative form of das
           Soll ich es Fenster zumachen?
             Should I close the window?
geschah
     1. v. first-person singular past tense of geschehen
     2. v. third-person singular past tense of geschehen
     geschehen
          1. v. (intransitive) to occur; to happen
                Wie konnte das nur geschehen? - How could that have happened?
                Dein Wille geschehe, wie im Himmel so auf Erden. - Thy will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. (Lord's Prayer)
          2. v. (with dative or with mit ..., impersonal) to happen (to someone); to serve (someone)
                Es geschieht ihm recht. - It serves him right.
Nichts
     1. n-n. nothingness, void
     2. pron. nothing
           Ich weiß, dass ich nichts weiß.
             I know that I know nothing.
und
     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 ließ sich sogar herab
und warf dem Bären einen noch
Als
     1. n. creek, drainage channel
     2. conj. (subordinating, referring to something thought of as in the past) at the same moment; when; while; as
           Als er ankam, öffnete sie die Tür. - When he arrived, she opened the door.
           Als er ankommt, öffnet sie die Tür. - When he arrives, she opens the door. (e.g. in a renarration)
     3. conj. (after comparative) than
           Zwei ist größer als eins. - Two is greater than one.
     4. conj. as; like; in the function of; in the form of
           Als Polizist muss ich es tun. - As a policeman, I must do it.
     5. conj. as if
     6. conj. (after negative pronoun) but
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 alte fragte
das ist der Knabe
Asteroid
     1. n-m. asteroid
im
     1. contraction. contraction of in dem ; in the
spät im Herbst
man stöhnte im Haus!
     in
          1. prep. (in + dative) in; within; at; contained by
                Es ist im Haus. - It is in the house.
          2. prep. (in + dative) pertaining to
          3. prep. (in + accusative) into
                Er geht ins Haus. - He goes into the house.
          4. adj. in, popular
     dem
          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
Begriff
     1. n-m. concept
     2. n-m. idea, conception, perception
           Du hast keinen Begriff davon, was das bedeutet.
             You have no idea what that means.
     3. n-m. (colloquial) term, word
     4. v. first-person singular past tense of begreifen
     5. v. third-person singular past tense of begreifen
daß er seine Stellung im hause durchaus Begriff
war
     1. v. first-person singular past tense of sein
     2. v. third-person singular past tense of sein
der ihr Vater war
der ganz leer war
     sein
          1. v. (with a predicate adjective or predicate nominative) to be
                Das ist schön. - That is beautiful.
                Das ist ein Auto. - That is a car.
          2. v. (with a predicate adjective and an indirect object) to feel (to experience a certain condition)
                Mir ist kalt. Mir ist übel. Mir ist schwindelig. Mir ist wohl.
                  I feel cold. I feel sick. I feel dizzy. I feel well. (Literally: To me is cold. etc.)
          3. v. (auxiliary) forms the present perfect and past perfect tense of certain intransitive verbs
                Er ist alt geworden. - He has become old.
          4. v. (intransitive) to exist; there be; to be alive
                Was nicht ist, kann noch werden. (A common proverb)
                  That which does not exist now, may come into existence.
                Wenn ich nicht mehr bin, erbst du das Haus. - When I am no more, you'll inherit the house.
          5. v. (intransitive, colloquial) to have the next turn (in a game, in a queue, etc.)
                Du bist. — “It’s your turn.”
                Du bist nach mir. — “Your turn is after mine.”
          6. v. (intransitive, child language) to be it; to be the tagger in a game of tag
                Du bist! (Emphasis on du) – You're it!
                Ich bin nicht mehr. – I'm not it anymore.
          7. det. his
          8. det. its (when the owning object/article/thing/animal etc., is neuter (das) or masculine (m))
zu
     1. prep. to, towards
           zum Bahnhof - to the train station.
     2. prep. along with; with
           Wasser zum Essen trinken - to drink water with one's meal
     3. prep. at, by, on
           zu Hause - at home.
     4. prep. with respect to
           zu Punkt 1 bemerke ich - with respect to item 1 let me remark.
     5. part. for; in order to; Used with infinitive of verbs.
           etwas zu essen - something to eat.
     6. adv. to, towards
     7. adv. closed, shut
           Das Geschäft war zu. - The shop was closed.
     8. adv. too; excessively
           zu schnell - too fast.
     9. adv. (informal, slang) hammered; very drunk
sagte er zu ihm
zu deinen Freunden!
explodieren
     1. v. to explode
warf
     1. v. first-person singular past tense of werfen
     2. v. third-person singular past tense of werfen
und warf dem Bären einen noch
     werfen
          1. v. (transitive, intransitive or reflexive) To throw
          2. v. (transitive, computing, exception handling) To throw
                Der Konstruktor mit dem einen Parameter wirft in diesem Falle eine Ausnahme. - The constructor with this one parameter throws in this case an exception.
          3. v. To cast
                einen Schatten werfen - to cast a shadow
          4. v. to give birth (of some animals)
                Die Sau wirft ihre Jungen. - The sow is birthing her young.
Ich
     1. n-n. (psychology) ego, the Ich
     2. n-n. self, me, him, etc.
           das wahre Ich - the real me
     3. pron. I
das
     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
das ist der Knabe
     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
Artefakt
     1. n-n. artifact
in
     1. prep. (in + dative) in; within; at; contained by
           Es ist im Haus. - It is in the house.
     2. prep. (in + dative) pertaining to
     3. prep. (in + accusative) into
           Er geht ins Haus. - He goes into the house.
     4. adj. in, popular
nahm das Blatt in Empfang
sobald er in eine Ecke ging
meiner
     1. pron. mine (substantival possessive)
     2. pron. genitive of ich
     3. det. feminine dative of mein
     4. det. genitive plural of mein
fragte ich ziemlich laut einen meiner Bekannten
Not
     1. n-f. need, imminence
           Kinder in Not - Children in Need (name of a charitable organisation)
     2. n-f. necessity, poverty
     3. n-f. emergency, crisis
und
     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 sehr geputzt
und es schien mir sogar
Unwissenheit
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
das
     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
das ist der Knabe
     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
Wesen
     1. n-n. being
     2. n-n. creature
     3. n-n. essence, substance
     4. n-n. character
Dictionary entries from Wiktionary



German Main Menu
Games and Exercises
More Languages


a