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es
     1. pron. it (referring to things)
     2. pron. he (with reference to male creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
     3. pron. she (with reference to female creatures, people etc. that are grammatically neuter)
     4. pron. (for impersonal verbs) it
           Es regnet. - It’s raining.
     5. art. (regional, colloquial) alternative form of das
           Soll ich es Fenster zumachen?
             Should I close the window?
wagte es aber nicht;
war es kalt und groß
dauert
     1. v. third-person singular present of dauern
     2. v. second-person plural present of dauern
     3. v. imperative plural of dauern
     dauern
          1. v. to last, to continue over time
          2. v. to persist
          3. v. to take (time)
          4. v. (archaic, with accusative) to grieve; to arouse pity
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
Zwei
     1. n. two (digit or figure)
           Die Zwei ist die einzige gerade Primzahl. - Two is the only even prime number.
           Die Zahl 22 besteht aus zwei Zweien. - The number 22 consists of two 2s.
           Ich werf' dauernd Zweien! - I’m always throwing twos! (in dice)
     2. n. (Germany) An academic grade indicating good, corresponding roughly to a B in English-speaking countries.
           Die gute Nachricht: Ich habe eine Zwei in Englisch! - The good news: I got a B in English!
     3. num. two
Stunde
     1. n-f. hour
           Der Film dauert drei Stunden. - The movie lasts three hours.
     2. n-f. lesson
     3. v. first-person singular present of stunden
     4. v. first-person singular subjunctive I of stunden
     5. v. third-person singular subjunctive I of stunden
     6. v. imperative singular of stunden
er war also fast eine Stunde früher gekommen als sonst
um
     1. prep. (with accusative) about, used with es geht
           Es geht um den Kuchen. - It's about the pie.
     2. prep. (with accusative) around
           Um die Ecke - around the corner
     3. prep. (with accusative) At when relating to time (because the hands of a clock go around, the clock)
           Um acht Uhr reisen wir ab - At eight o’clock we depart
     4. conj. in order to, so as to
           Wir sind gekommen, um zu helfen. - We have come (in order) to help.
     5. adj. (predicative, not attributive) up, in the sense of finished
           Werden dich in kurzem binden/ Erdgeist, deine Zeit ist um (Friedrich von Hardenberg, Novalis)
             We will shortly bind you/ Erdgeist, your time is up
     6. adv. around, about
     7. adv. turned over, changed, from one state to another
ich wandte mich um
nur um ihn zu streicheln
die
     1. art. The; declined form of der
           die Frau — “the woman”
           die Männer — “the men”
     2. pron. (in a subordinate clause as a relative pronoun) That; which; who; whom; whose.
           Ich kenne eine Frau, die das kann. — “I know a woman who can do that.”
     3. pron. (as a demonstrative pronoun) This one; that one; these ones; those ones; she; her; it; they; them
           die da — “that one (or she or they) there”
die Talente
ebenso die Läden
     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
Hecke
     1. n-f. hedge
     2. v. first-person singular present of hecken
     3. v. first-person singular subjunctive I of hecken
     4. v. third-person singular subjunctive I of hecken
     5. v. imperative singular of hecken
ordentlich
     1. adj. tidy, orderly
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
versuchte zu öffnen
Schneiden
     1. n. plural of Schneide
     2. v. to cut; to carve; to slice
     3. v. to pare; to clip; to mow; to prune; to trim
     4. v. (transitive, driving, figuratively) to cut (someone) off; to cut in on (someone)
     5. v. (transitive, film) to edit
     6. v. (transitive or reflexive) to intersect
           Die beiden Geraden schneiden sich. — “Both streets intersect.”
     7. v. (reflexive) to cut (oneself)
     8. v. (reflexive, colloquial) to delude (oneself); to become mistaken
     9. v. to avoid somebody (to cut someone)
Dictionary entries from Wiktionary



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