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Old High German in ebanī


  • IPA(key): /ˈneːbm̩/, /ˈneːbən/
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neben (with accusative or dative)

  1. next to, beside, alongside, adjacent to, near, near to
    Das Sofa gehört neben den Tisch.The sofa belongs next to the table
    Das Sofa steht neben dem Tisch.The sofa stays next to the table
  2. in addition to, besides, alongside, apart from, aside from, among, amongst, on top of
  3. compared with

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The preposition "neben" is used with accusative case if the verb shows movement from one place to another, whereas it is used with dative case if the verb shows location.

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