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Meine Mutter ist deutscher Herkunft, aber mein Vater ist Österreicher.

Translation

My mother is of German origin but my father is Austrian.



Analysis


meine
     pron. feminine nominative singular of mein
     pron. feminine accusative singular of mein
     pron. nominative plural of mein
     pron. accusative plural of mein
     v. first-person singular present indicative of meinen
     v. first-person singular present subjunctive of meinen
     v. third-person singular present subjunctive of meinen
     v. second-person singular imperative of meinen
Mutter
     n-f. mother
     n-f. nut (for a bolt)
ist
     v. third-person singular present of sein
deutscher
     adj. male form of deutsch
Herkunft
     n-f. origin, source
     n-f. descent (lineage or hereditary derivation)
     n-f. etymology (origin of a word)
aber
     adv. again (mostly used in abermals, yet another time)
     conj. but, however, though
mein
     pron. (possessive) my
Vater
     n-m. father
ist
     v. third-person singular present of sein
Österreicher
     n-m. Austrian (person)


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