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German Question

In the sentence "das ist besonders gut" how is the ending for besonders determined? What is it agreeing with? Thanks!

July 8, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MarcinM85

Besonders is an adverb so it never changes. The adjective is besondere.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heike333145

"Besonders" does not agree with anyone. ;-) It remains unchanged. A few examples:

(Das Auto) - Das ist besonders gut.

(Der Wein) - Der ist besonders gut.

(Die Blume) - Die ist besonders schön.

(Die Bücher) - Die sind besonders gut.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ElliottofRivia

It's not necessary for besonders to take an ending in this case because it's not describing a noun, but another adjective: gut.

Side note: "Besonders" ist eines meiner Lieblings Wörter!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ichthus7

Thanks! Very helpful answers!

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