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Q&A for speakers of German wanting to discuss the finer points of the language and translation

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144 How can I better learn noun genders? 2011-05-24T19:33:20.867

81 How rude is "Quatsch!"? 2011-05-24T21:00:32.343

76 How to use "doch" 2011-06-04T15:03:23.233

74 How can a native English speaker know when it is appropriate to use the polite (Sie) or the familiar (Du)? 2011-05-24T20:50:32.637

72 Is there a reason why Germany (Deutschland) is called so many different things in other European languages? 2011-08-04T23:38:06.270

71 Simple but interesting German literature 2011-05-30T11:45:07.310

68 What’s the difference between “Ich habe dich lieb” and “Ich liebe dich”? 2011-08-29T21:37:43.923

59 Wonach richtet sich das Geschlecht eines Anglizismus? 2011-06-03T12:12:51.187

56 What movies are good for learners who want to improve their grammar and vocabulary? 2011-05-27T09:17:36.447

56 What is the difference in usage between “vielen Dank” and “Danke schön”? 2012-01-28T19:22:02.510

54 Polite alternatives to "Grüß Gott"? 2011-05-25T08:25:32.177

54 Gibt es im Deutschen Reste von anderen grammatischen Fällen als den vier üblichen? 2011-05-25T15:45:39.070

53 When to use Perfekt and Präteritum? 2011-05-25T11:26:37.673

52 Ist "wegen dir" falsch und nur "deinetwegen" richtig? 2011-05-26T11:09:56.743

50 Is it still good form to use a capital D for Du or Dir in a letter? 2011-05-25T10:01:51.363

49 Why are "tomorrow" and "morning" the same in German? 2017-12-14T11:06:21.553

48 What is the correct way to denote a quotation in German? 2011-05-24T22:32:24.243

48 Where is exactly the position of "nicht" in the sentence? 2011-06-06T22:15:25.207

47 What is the origin of the rules about the capitalization of the first letter of each noun? 2011-05-25T08:21:34.253

46 How is the ending -ig pronounced, and where? 2011-05-31T10:19:17.930

44 Dasselbe vs. das Gleiche, what's the difference? 2011-05-29T12:23:37.327

44 Does the German language have a Shakespeare? 2011-06-30T21:38:26.660

43 Difference between "weil" and "denn" 2012-12-07T04:16:36.000

42 Why is "Fräulein" considered offensive, as opposed to "Frau"? 2011-06-04T01:04:47.310

42 When to use "gern" vs. "gerne" 2012-03-08T01:20:59.780

41 What is a good translation for "I wish!" ? 2011-05-25T05:10:19.763

41 What is the German equivalent for these speech fillers from English: "umm..." and "like"? 2012-04-25T08:44:32.450

41 What is the difference in usage between “Möhre” and “Karotte”? 2016-01-04T18:46:42.387

40 What are good online dictionaries for translation between German and English? 2011-05-24T19:31:19.760

40 How to distinguish between a female friend and a girlfriend? 2011-06-05T16:54:43.473

39 Why no perfect participle? "Sie hat sich scheiden lassen" 2011-05-24T20:33:01.100

39 Why does "Leidenschaft" mean "passion" while "leiden" means "to suffer"? 2016-09-21T20:51:38.317

37 Wann kann man "in Deutsch" und wann "auf Deutsch" verwenden? 2011-07-05T14:32:56.317

37 Wann wird "bis auf" inklusiv, wann exklusiv verwendet? 2014-09-01T21:13:47.713

37 How to say “BTW” in German? 2017-08-01T08:13:03.047

36 Is there a good online resource to look up the etymology of German words? 2011-05-24T19:31:58.757

36 What is the German equivalent of foo, bar, baz? 2011-05-27T10:21:59.840

36 Where can I find a parsable list of German words? 2011-05-28T07:03:43.857

36 What's the difference between "genau" and "stimmt"? 2011-06-09T04:42:09.147

36 Was ist der Unterschied zwischen den Fragewörtern "wieso", "weshalb" und "warum"? 2011-12-08T07:42:52.200

35 Was bedeutet: "Das geht sich nicht aus"? 2011-06-05T09:00:19.460

35 "Nicht" vs "Kein" 2011-06-06T23:32:37.780

35 What's the difference in usage between "machen" and "tun"? 2011-06-13T05:51:43.273

35 Does "Jawohl" carry Nazi connotations? 2011-06-17T14:19:04.020

35 Why use Konjunktiv I in mathematics? 2011-07-06T08:50:20.793

35 Why are German numbers backwards? 2012-08-12T03:11:01.140

34 Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "Worte" und "Wörter"? 2011-06-17T11:18:38.530

34 Wieso sprengt man Rasenflächen? 2011-12-27T18:24:44.583

34 Ursprung des Punktes bei Ordinalzahlen 2015-07-13T11:37:58.670

33 Woher kommt "pfiat di"/"pfiat eich" als Abschiedsformel im bayerischen Raum? 2011-05-25T11:39:56.437


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