A Complete Grammar of the German Language; With Exercises, Readings, Conversations, Paradigms, and an Adequate Vocabulary
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... Put on your coat. I have copied all my exercises. He does not pronounce the French very well (gut). My friend has been acquitted (freifprcdjen). The lightning-rod attracts the lightning. Commence to-morrow to speak German with me. The old General Ziethen had fallen (tear) asleep in presence of Frederick the Great. A page ($age), who had noticed it, wanted to awake him; but the king exclaimed: " He has watched often enough for us, let him sleep now!" Your boy may bring your letters hither. I did not dare (roagen) to follow him. Why did you not stay there any longer? I have read again the last work of Victor Hugo. King Alfred rose daily at four o'clock. I accept your offer with pleasure, when will the concert take place? Has he carried away all the letters I copied? I intended (frcafrficfrtU gen) to communicate this intelligence to you last (geftcrn) evening. It will take place this evening; it was to have taken place last Saturday. Do not go up-stairs to him, he is very busy (fcefdjaftigt) to-day. i 1 3Iuf3 Irodnc, the word fionb is underetood. JEurj is here used adverbially: in, short. (c)or means intensity; thus: benn gar ju fiautig, most terribly. 4 Start) in ber SBaflt, was at liazard. Translate aber in this connection yet. LESSON XXXIV. Seftioit 34. Compound Inseparable Verbs. Obs. I.--Compound inseparable verbs, or, as the name implies, those compound verbs from which the prefix can never be detached, are formed with prepositions or adverbs having only the secondary accent, or with unaccented syllables, which have no meaning of their own. Obs. IL--There are twelve inseparable prefixes,1 viz.: 1. be: Beaapn, to pay from jafylen, to pay 2. etttp: empfangen, to receive " fangen, to catch 3. ent: entetyren, to dishonor ."
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