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Word Grammar

 
 
Different words can have different functions in a sentence, often involving different formal features. According to these functional and formal differences words are grouped into different word classes:

Classification of words: word classes

This Word Grammar describes the word classes in German, their functions, their forms and their meanings. We distinguish the following word classes:

Inflectable Noun
Verb
Adjective
Pronoun
Article
Uninflectable  Adverb
Preposition
Conjunction
Interjection


Inflection

Inflection is an important formal feature of a word class. Inflection describes how the different wordforms of a word are constructed. We distinguish:

Inflectable word classes
Uninflectable word classes 


Wordformation

The pages under Wordformation describe how derived and compound words are formed.


Sentence Grammar

The Sentence Grammar describes how German sentences and clauses are constructed.







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