An Elementary Grammar of the German Language; With Exercises, Readings, Conversations, Paradigms, and a Vocabulary

An Elementary Grammar of the German Language; With Exercises, Readings, Conversations, Paradigms, and a Vocabulary

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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: ... 24. The Adjective Without An Article. Adjectives not immediately preceded by an article, or by a pronoun, declined like an article, take the ending of the article to indicate the gender of the noun-which they qualify. Adjectives used as nouns begin with a capital letter; e. g., trom geijig (avaricious), bet (c)eijige, the avaricious man. 36. Comparison of Adjectives. Adjectives add cr in the comparative and ft in the superlative, and modify the radical vowels a, O, u in these two e. g., Comparative. Superlative. iiinger iungfl, fccr iungjle- or am iuitgffcn ebler ebeljl. Scr ebellc- or am ebeljlca teciftr weifefl, Der weifetfe, or am weifejlen ttilbet wilbefl. Her ailbefle, or am ailbefleit alter altefh Her oltcjle, or am alteflen iii&er ffifi efl, tier fiipcfle, or am fu etcn Note.--Notice: 1. That those ending in el reject e in the comparative; e. g., ebler (not, cbelet). 2. That those ending in e do not add another e; e. g., roeifet (not, toeifeer). 3. That adjectives ending in D, t, or a sibilant (j, i, jf, fj, f$), insert t in the superlative before ft. -7. EXCEPTIONS. Adjectives of two or more syllables, monosyllables containing the diphthong au, as, Matt, taut, &c, and those contained in the following list, do not admit of the modification of the radical voweL Positive. jung, young ebeli noble treifti wise -UB, wild alt, old fufj, sweet 30. gin? is used in counting; e. g., cms, jttei; cinmal einS ifl Ctn& &a, or when no allusion or reference is made to any particular object; -. g., (Si bat cina gcfci)Ugm, it has struck one. 31 A hundred, a thousand, is in German bunbert, taufenb; but one hundred, one thousand is eittt)unbcrt and etntaufenb. 32. (c)in (one) is declined like the indefinitshow more

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