English Sentence:

In the Middle Ages it was believed, that the world consists of four elements: earth, water, air and fire.

German Translation:

Im Mittelalter glaubte man, dass die Welt aus vier Elementen besteht: Erde, Wasser, Luft und Feuer.

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im

at, in, on

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das Mittelalter

Middle Ages

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glauben

1. to believe 2. to guess 3. to think 4. to estimate

Here: to believe

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man

1. one 2. you 3. they

Here: one

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dass

that

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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 (feminine definite article and plural form of der)

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die Welt   (Pl: Welten)

world

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aus

1. from 2. off 3. for 4. of 5. over 6. out

Here: of

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vier

four, 4

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das Element   (Pl: Elemente)

item, element

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bestehen

1. to consist of sth, to be composed of 2. to pass (an exam) 3. to exist, to be 4. to insist on

Here: to consist of sth, to be composed of

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die Erde   (Pl: Erden)

1. earth (planet) 2. soil

Here: soil, earth

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das Wasser   (Pl: Wässer)

water

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die Luft   (Pl: Lüfte)

air

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und

and

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das Feuer   (Pl: Feuer)

fire

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