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Contents: Useful information for writing or word processing in German
Typing German letters:

Ä = alt 0196
ä = alt 132
Ö = alt 0214
ö = alt 148
Ü = alt 154
ü = alt 129
ß = alt 0223

€ = alt 0128

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WRITING LETTERS AND E-MAILS

Starting your letter:

Liebe... = Dear... when writing to a girl or woman or more than one
           person

Lieber... = Dear... when writing to one boy or man

Closing your letter:

dein,... followed by your name if you are a boy or a man (informal)

deine,... followed by your name if you are a girl or a woman (informal)

More formal closings,

Beste Grüße, ...
Viele Grüße, ...
Mit freundlichen Grüßen, ...

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All German nouns have a gender - masculine, feminine, and neuter.  Words like "the" and "a/an" as well as descriptive words are affected by the gender.

To speak and write German well, you should learn the genders of nouns.

Examples of Subject nouns:

masc. - der Mann, der Tisch, der Junge, der Bleistift
fem. - die Frau, die Schule, die Lehrerin, die Tafel
neut. - das Kind, das Fenster, das Mädchen, das Buch

Der Bleistift ist grün.
Die Schule ist groß.
Das Fenster ist kaputt.
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