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Re: Mir ist kalt -- How to analyze this sentence?

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Monday, June 18, 2007, 17:46
You sure it's an adjective?  Isn't "kalt" the nominative form of the
noun "cold" as well?  I would interpret it as literally "cold is to

I mean, what other words can you drop into the slot occupied by "kalt"
in that sentence?

On 6/18/07, Carsten Becker <carbeck@...> wrote:
> Hi, > > The topic already says it all. How do I analyze the sentence > "Mir ist kalt"? That's German for "I feel cold", and breaks > down into 1sg.DAT is cold. But what is the subject in this > sentence? "Kalt", despite it's an adjective? > > Thanks, > Carsten > > -- > "Besonvenyonangang ayena nudeng inunsegasyéna." > -- Segakáryo Litayarim > > Pinena, Sintung 2, 2316 ya 12:08:00 pd > Monday, June 18, 2007 at 07:21:56 pm >
-- Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>