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Use of die? (German)

The song states "Suche die eine große Liebe" which translates to "Looking for a great love" (via google translate) What is the purpose of "die" in the sentence?

July 23, 2017

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

"die eine große Liebe" literally translates to "the one great love": you assume there is only one single great love out there that you need to find

the google version makes the search a lot less tedious by settling for any old great love ;-)

July 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aaronz131926

So "die" is still acting as the article for "Liebe"


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

yes, it's a combination of a definite article (die) and a numeral (eine)


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