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"Ich lebe."

Translation:I live.

May 3, 2014

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

Why not Ich bin lebe


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

"Ich lebe" means "I live".

"lebe" in this case is the verb "live". So you can't say "I am live".

That said, you could say "Ich bin am Leben", using the noun "Leben" for "life". It literally translates to something like "I am at the life".

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