Grammar Term:
Relative Clause

Translation: der Relativsatz
A relative clause is a side sentence that is kind of "hooked" onto an entity in a container sentence, giving information about that entity. A good example is "The guy, who blah blah, ..."

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Relative Pronouns in German

A fun look at the basics of relative clauses in German, how they're completely different than in English and the one thing that unites all relative clauses world-wide.


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