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neben

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old High German in ebanī

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈneːbm̩/, /ˈneːbən/
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PrepositionEdit

neben

  1. near, near to, next to
    Das Sofa gehört neben den Tisch : The sofa belongs next to the table.
    Das Sofa steht neben dem Tisch : The sofa stays next to the table.

Usage notesEdit

The preposition "neben" is used with accusative case if the verb shows movement from one place to another, whereas it is used with dative case if the verb shows location.

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