Question: Can you start a German sentence with Weil?

You can also flip the sentence and start with “weil”. But take care, that the second sentence part needs to begin with a verb then: Weil ich nicht gut schlafe, bin ich müde. Weil wir keine Arbeit haben, haben wir kein Geld.

What is the order of words in a German sentence?

Rules for basic German sentence structure The basic order is SVO: subject, verb, object. The verb, the main verb or the conjugated part of the verb is always the second element of the sentence. If the subject does not precede the verb, main verb or conjugated part, it must follow it immediately.

How do you use DA in German?

German can use words formed by affixing da– or dar– to the beginning of a preposition in order to refer back to something. In its most basic usage, we usually translate a da– compound into English as a preposition followed by a pronoun.

Does da change word order German?

Coordinating conjunctions have no effect on word order: und, denn, sondern, aber, and oder. The most common subordinating conjunctions are: während, bis, als, wenn, da, weil, ob, obwohl, and dass. Ich kann ihn nicht leiden, weil er so ein egoistischer Idiot ist.

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