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because, for
(verb does NOT go to the end, 'denn' counts as position 0. )
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Particle that's added to questions to make them sound less abrupt
(impossible to translate to one word. English expresses that with phrasing or just voice.)
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than
(super rare and sounds super theatrical)
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The meaning of German "denn"

A fun look at the meaning of 'denn', the difference between 'denn' and 'weil' and the real reason why Germans love adding 'denn' to questions.


What's the difference - "denn" vs "weil"

Word Family

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.

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