Grammar Term:
da-word

Translation: Präpositionalobjekt
"da-word" is the term we use to refer to words like darum, daran, darauf and so on. The official term is "prepositional object" because they have the role of an object and they have a preposition. But da-word is more intuitive.

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German da-words explained

A fun look at the German da-words .... davon, damit, dabei and so on. We'll learn what they are, how they work, how to use them and why they're actually cool.


Spoken German Bits - "Da-Words Undone"

The da-compounds sure take a while to master. But it doesn't stop there. Because in spoken German, da-words often get split up. Today, we'll learn all about it.


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