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I want to know the same thing. Wouldn't "like" in this case be translated as "mag" instead of "gerne"?
Like the tips say at the start of this unit, "mag" is for liking nouns, whereas "gern(e)" is for liking verbs.
Why is it gerne and not gern or gerner, to what object is this word inflecting?
"gern" is an adverb. Adverbs are not declined. "gerne" is simply an alternative form. You can use whichever you like. There's absolutely no difference in meaning.
researchin about that it appears a doubt. how is right "gern gesehen" or "gern geschehen"? i saw it both of them to means "you are welcome". is there any difference?
Gern geschehen = Don't mention it
Hunde sind in unserem Hotel gern gesehene Gäste = Dogs are welcome at our hotel
I'd never seen the word "Verfasser" before now - when I took German my teachers always used the word "Schriftsteller". What are the different connotations of those two words and which is more commonly used?
Maybe it's more of an old fashioned word. Doesn't the "fass" part come from "tintenfass" which means an inkwell? I don't really know - only guessing.
Because it's means "The author likes to write" in German - verb + gern means "likes to verb" in German. While "writes gladly" might be literally correct, it's not the meaning that this sentence is trying to get across.