A Complete Practical Grammar of the German Language; With Exercises Constituting a Method and Reader, with a Synopsis of Prepositional Idioms, and Full Directions for the Proper Use of Ahn's First Course

A Complete Practical Grammar of the German Language; With Exercises Constituting a Method and Reader, with a Synopsis of Prepositional Idioms, and Full Directions for the Proper Use of Ahn's First Course

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...--and, besides these, also a few of verbs that do govern the dative--as Dergihmt granted (from Dergottnen to grant), erldllbt permitted (from erfaubett to permit). And to the latter might have been added the participles of many other of the verbs given in Lists 1 to 4; as, bag ntir gcgcbeue SSerfpredjen the promise given me (List 1), bte tljnen broken be (r)efal)r the danger threatening them (List 2), ein ttjm enttaufener linb a dog run away from him (List 3), ein mir etnteuditenber (r)runb a reason obvious to me, bte nteinem grambe geworbene (of tnerben) ShtSjeidjnung the distinction conferred on my friend (List 4)-Where excess shown by jil too (see p. 139, 8) is represented as affecting and felt by a person, the English objective with 'for' is rendered by the simple dative; as, (r)o8 imrttfC tfl mtt Jit olt, jU warm, jn grog; u tiein, jit bnufel, ju fdjmuljig. The room u too cold, too warm, too large, too small, too dark, too dirty 'for me'. 2te 2o(l tDlltbe bCItt 3JZaitlIC JU fdjttier. The burden became too heavy 'for the man'. But where, as in b, above, no stress is to be laid on appreciation by the person, 'f itr' with the Ace. is used; as, 2)a8 3'1"" met ijl fur ben attenten jii fait, ju Ijetjj. The room is too cold for the patient (he may not be sensible of it). SBte Sojl ijl f itr. ben 2Konit Jit ftfitoer. The burden is too heavy for the man (he may not even have tried it).--And where no person is involved at all, the rendering is, of course, always by f ft r with the Ace.; as, bet Stfdj ijl JU grojj f8r bag QmmVC. The table is too large for the room. Adjectives qualified by gCHUQ enough are also used either with the dative or with fjir and the accusative according to the distinction indicated aboshow more

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  • 1236918363
  • 9781236918369