Based on: mit
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.
A thorough look at the meaning of the German "da" and why it seems to mean "here" and "there" at the same time.
A fun ride along the prefix verbs with "mit-" in German. Definitely a bunch of verbs to bring with you to a conversation :). Mit lots of audio examples.
mitnehmen, mitkommen, mitbringen, mitmachen, mitgehen, mithaben
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.
The core idea of this root was:
middle, in the middle
It might be a version of the root *me- which was about measuring but that’s not certain.
The original sense of middle has been preserved in the family and is still visible in many of the offspring.
Here’s an (incomplete) list:
- mid, middle, amid
- median, medial