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"Die Bäume sind klein."

Translation:The trees are small.

October 10, 2015



When do we use klein for short and when for small? I thought i could say \The trees are short but it marked it as incorrect


So, if you were to say, "The trees are small," then you would say, "Die Bäume sind klein." On the other hand, "The trees are short" would be, "Die Bäume sind kurz." Your confusion might be coming from the fact that small and short are similar in terms of trees. Which is understandable. You just sorta have to think which one would make sense in that certain scenario. ;)


Same here... confused


If I am not mistaken, when we learned "Die Männer sind klein", the answer was the men are short, so I would have thought this meant the trees are short.


I heard "du"...it is not correct, but the audio is not quite good


I was confused, 'cause I heard only "Die Bräume sind klein" and couldn't understand what "Bräume" means. Awful pronunciation, sometimes...


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Hello! Why is it that it is sometimes "die" for "the" because I've come across it also accepting "das" as "the", i know it means "that" but when is "das" used as "the"?? Thanks!


German has three Nominative forms for the English "the": die, der and das. In a Nominative sentence (I'd look up Nominative Forms German, if you are unsure) Das can be both "that", "this" and "the" for a Neutral Noun, for example: Das ist das Kind 'That/This is the child'. Die is then for Feminine Nouns and Der for Masculine Nouns. In regards to your "capital B" question, German capitalises nouns.


Why is the "b" is baume a capital? thanks!


Because nouns are always capitalized in German.


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