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.
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.
It’s the core of words like the, there, then and so on.
English etymological sources mention the root as *so-, while German ones spell it with “t”, but it’s in essence the same.