Adverbs provide information about verbs, nouns, adjectives and other adverbs. There are different types of adverbs in German grammar: adverbs of place (dort), adverbs time (heute), adverbs of reason (darum) or adverbs of manner (gern). Some adverbs have comparative and superlative forms.
In the following pages, you can find detailed information about types of adverbs, word order with adverbs and comparative and superlative forms along with examples and lists. There are exercises at the end of each page so you can practise what you have learnt.
Learn about locative adverbs, temporal adverbs, causal adverbs, and modal adverbs, as well as relative adverbs and conjunctional adverbs. There are also examples for each type of adverb and translations in English.
- Hier passierte neulich ein Unfall. Deshalb fahre ich besonders vorsichtig, damit mir kein Unfall passiert, worüber ich mich sehr ärgern würde.
Where does the adverb come in a sentence? Learn about word order in sentences with adverbs and what to pay special attention to when constructing a sentence. There is also information about adverbs with comparative and superlative forms.
- Abhängig davon, was wir hervorheben wollen, können Adverbien hier oder dort stehen. Die Erläuterungen sind deshalb am ehesten als Richtlinien zu verstehen.