Grammar Term:
transitive

Translation: Transitiv
Describes verbs that MUST have a direct object. The definition of the term varies between languages and therefor using it as a category is misleading, imo.

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What the heck does "transitive" and "intransitive" mean?

An opinionated look at the meaning of the grammatical concepts of "transitive" and "intransitive" and why I think, they're not helpful for a learner, in German.


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