English Sentence:

What is the meaning of life?

German Translation:

Was ist der Sinn des Lebens?

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Words used:

was

1. what 2. which 3. [informal] something (short for etwas)

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ist

is

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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

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der Sinn   (Pl: -)

1. meaning 2. mind 3. sense (e.g. seeing, smelling)

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des

1. of the (genitive masculine singular) 2. of the (genitive neuter singular)

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das Leben   (Pl: Leben)

life

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