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Das hätte ich nicht gekonnt.


I couldn't have done that.” or “I wouldn't have been capable of that.


     art. the; nominative singular neuter of der
     art. the; accusative singular neuter of der
     pron. who, that, which (relative) (In a subordinate clause, indicates a person or thing referenced in the main clause. Used with neuter singular referents).
     pron. this, that (demonstrative)
          art. the; definite article for several declensions:
          pron. who; that; which
          pron. (attributive stressed) that
          pron. (indicative) him, he
          pron. (differential) the one, him
     v. first-person singular subjunctive II of haben
     v. third-person singular subjunctive II of haben
          v. of hat
          v. to have; to possess, to own
          v. to have; to hold, to contain
          v. (auxiliary with a past participle) to have forms the perfect and past perfect tense
          v. to make a fuss
     pron. I
     adv. not
     interj. is it not? (a tag question)
     v. past participle of können
     adj. masterful, skilful
     adv. masterfully, skilfully
          v. of kann
          v. (auxiliary with an infinitive past participle: “können”) To be able (to do something); can.
          v. (auxiliary with an infinitive past participle: “können”) To be allowed (to do something); to be permitted (to do something); may.
          v. (transitive past participle: “gekonnt”) To know how to do (something); to know; to understand; to be able to do (something); to be capable of; can do (something).
          v. (intransitive past participle: “gekonnt”) To be able to do something implied; can.
          v. (intransitive colloquial usually in negation) to be possible, to make sense

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