English Sentence:

The war in Iraq cost many people's lives.

German Translation:

Der Krieg im Irak kostete vielen Menschen das Leben.

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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 Krieg   (Pl: Kriege)

war, conflict

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im

at, in, on

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Irak

Iraq

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kosten

to cost (esp. money)

Here: to cost

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viel

a lot

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der Mensch   (Pl: Menschen)

1. man, human being 2. person

Here: man, human being

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das

1. the (nominative neuter singular) 2. the (accusative neuter singular) 3. that, this

Here: the (nominative neuter singular)

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das Leben   (Pl: Leben)

life

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