English Sentence:

"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch." - Benjamin Franklin

German Translation:

"Demokratie ist, wenn zwei Wölfe und ein Schaf über die nächste Mahlzeit abstimmen."

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Words used:

die Demokratie   (Pl: Demokratien)

democracy

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ist

is

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wenn

1. if 2. when

Here: when

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zwei

two, 2

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der Wolf   (Pl: Wölfe)

wolf

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und

and

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ein

a, an

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das Schaf   (Pl: Schafe)

sheep

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über

1. about 2. over 3. more than 4. by means of 5. above 6. across

Here: about

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die

1. the (nominative feminine singular) 2. the (accusative feminine singular) 3. the (plural form of definite article) 4. who 5. which 6. these

Here: the (accusative feminine singular)

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nächste

1. next 2. nearest, closest

Here: next

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die Mahlzeit   (Pl: Mahlzeiten)

1. meal 2. Enjoy your meal!

Here: meal

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abstimmen

1. to vote on sth 2. to attune

Here: to vote on sth

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