Grammar of the German Language

Grammar of the German Language

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...and' cannot be expressed by bcicc, but by the conjunction foroobl... alS. 221. The other cardinal numbers (except those ending in n) take the termination en in the dative (and rarely e in the nominative and accusative), when they are used substantively. For example: --3d; ube e8 fiinfen gefagt, I have said it to five persons. 9luf auen Uieren friecfyen, to crawl upon all-fours. 2 it fed?fen fafoten, to go in a coach and six. Qltle neune roerfen, to knock down all the nine (at ninepins). unbert and taufenb are used as substantives of the neuter gender both in the singular and plural; e.g.--bag erfte unbert, the first hundred. unberte roaren jugegen, hundreds were present. 3U aufenben, in thousands, (c)in gcmjeS aufenb, a whole thousand. When they form part of a compound numeral, however, they remain unchanged, as in jreeityunbett, siertoufenb. STOiUion always retains the nature of a substantive. It is of the feminine gender, and is declined accordingly: --nut einer 2Kiflion (c)olboten, with a million of soldiers; einige aRiUionen, some millions. Mom. 3ie (Sinl, tic 3ttci, tic Drci, the one, the two, the three, &c, upon dice, cards, or the like, are substantives, and follow the weak declension. By means of the suffixes cr and ling, masculine substantives are formed from cardinal numerals with various significations; as--cin SSictjigct, a man of forty years of age; cin 2ld)tjiger, a man of eighty years of age (octogenarian). Sin Strict, cin (c)eebfer, names of small coins. Slftr, @td)8 un sictjigct, wine of the vintage of the year eleven, forty-six. SmUling, twin; (c)rilling, one of three children born at a birth. 222. Distributive Numerals--that is, numshow more

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