English Sentence:

The tree was struck by lightning.

German Translation:

Der Baum wurde von einem Blitz getroffen.

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Words used:

der

1. the (nominative masculine singular) 2. the (genitive and dative feminine singular) 3. the (genitive plural) 4. who 5. which 6. that one, this one

Here: the (nominative masculine singular)

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der Baum   (Pl: Bäume)

tree

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wurde

was, has been

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von

from, of, by

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ein

a, an

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der Blitz   (Pl: Blitze)

1. lightning, thunderbolt 2. flash (camera)

Here: lightning, thunderbolt

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treffen

1. to score 2. to hit 3. to meet by chance

Here: to hit

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