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causal clause

Definition   Subordinate clause (adverbial clause) introduced by a causal conjunction and expressing a cause for what is said in the superordinate clause. E.g. "Die Kinder spielen im Haus (= superordinate clause), weil es regnet (= causal clause)."

Full equivalents   Begründungssatz (German)
Kausalsatz (German)

Superordinate concepts   subordinate clause
dependent clause
adverbial clause

Related concept   causal

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