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"This table is bigger."

Translation:Dieser Tisch ist größer.

April 12, 2018

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

How to make out whether the German for table is Tabelle or Tisch?


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

Without context, it could be either. Note that a Tabelle is a table in the sense of information presented in rows and columns, while a Tisch is a piece of furniture with a flat top surface.


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

I wrote 'Dieser Tisch ist grosser' (I did not not umlaut the o) and Duo accepted it. Was Duo too lenient on me?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Pat211087

Me too. It gave the umlaut as an alternative answer, but it is wrong to leave it out isn't it?


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

the word 'grosser' does not exist, it has to be größer


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

Per revereo.net großer (or grosser) does exist, while größer is preferred. Perhaps a native speaker can enlighten us as to the difference.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/roman2095

Yes Duo was too lenient because it does not mark you wrong for missing an accent (but it should) and it accepted "ss" for ß in case you couldn't type ß, but it should have been größer


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

What is the difference in usage between großer and größer

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