Archive for: "Vocabulary"

This section brings you the German word of the day and a round up on how to use it.


abgehen


abheben


abhängen


absehen


anfallen


angehen


anhalten


anlegen


anmachen


ansehen


ansprechen


anstehen


anstellen


auffallen


aufgehen


aufhalten


aufheben


aufkommen


auflegen


aufnehmen


ausgeben


ausgehen


aushalten


auskommen


auslegen


ausmachen


aussetzen


ausstellen


Bild, das


Blatt, das


brauchen


bringen and its prefixes


dabei


dauern


Decke, die


deuten


die Mühe


die Stimme


Drang, der


dürfen


eben and gerade 2


eh, ehe, eher


eingehen


Einkommen


einlegen


Enttäuschung, die


Erfahrung, die


es


etwa


False Friends Explained art vs Art


False Friends Explained craft vs Kraft


False Friends Explained irritieren vs. irritate


False Friends Explained sensibel vs sensible


False Friends Explained spenden vs to spend


fehlen


Fluss, der


folgen


folgen Folge 2


fordern


fähig


fühlen


gar


gehen um


gelten


German Prefixes Explained be


German Prefixes Explained um


German Prefixes Explained ver


German Prefixes Explained ver part 2


German Prefixes Explained zer


German Prepositions Explained vor


gewöhnen


gießen


Grund, der


gönnen


haft


Hammer, der


hauen


Je... desto...


kacken (explicit)


kehren


Klammer, die


Kummer, der


Kunde


lassen 2


Laune, die


leiden


lenken


lesen


Lohn, der


Lücke, die


mit


Mittel, das


Mut, der


mäßig


mögen, gern, gefallen What is the difference


möglich


Nase Special, die


nen, die


Not, die


pflegen


Prefix Verb Explained angeben


Prefix Verb Explained aufmachen


Prefix Verb Shorts Ausnahme, die


raten


Raum, der


regen


reichen


rufen


Rücken


satt


schade


schlagen


schleifen


Schranke, die


Schuld, die


Schwarm, der


schätzen


so


sorgen prefixed


Spannung, die


Spoken German Bits stehen auf


spüren


Staub, der


steigen


Steuer


streichen


Style Special Bad mood


Style Special Facial expressions


Style special noise


stützen


suchen prefixed


Taste, die


Teil 2 teilen


trauen


treiben


treten


trotzdem


umständlich


untergehen


unterstellen


verpeilen


vorbei


vorgehen


vorkommen


Wahl, die


Wahnsinn, der


warten prefixed


wehren


weich


weise


weiter


wenden


werben


Wesen, das


What is the Difference verschieden, anders, unterschiedlich


What is the Difference verwirren vs. verwechseln


winken


WitD Special erst, nur, einzig


Words of the Day eben... and gerade


Wundertütenspecial


Wundertütenspecial #2


Zeug, das


ziehen


Ziel, das


zufallen


zugeben


Zukunft, die


zustehen


zwar


Zweck, der


Zweifel, der


zwingen


zwischen


Ärger, der


übergehen


Prefix Verbs Explained – “ansprechen”

Hello everyone,

and welcome to episode number 152.167.123 of Prefix Verbs Explained. #feelingisthenewcounting
This time with talk about the meaning of

ansprechen

 

Which is not only useful if you want to bring up an issue in a meeting (#businessGerman$$), it’s also what you should do when you’re single find someone interesting and attractive (#datingadvice♥ #absolutealpha).
“Erm… Emanuel, we wanted to bring up the issue of those hashtags you started using recently? “
Oh, that. I learned that it’s what you gotta do in 2018 if you want to appeal to a young, cool audience. Pretty cutting edge, right?
“No bro, it’s pretty stupid.”
Oh… #sad #realitycheck.
“… and also, Emanuel,  even though not all of us are exactly young, we’re already the coolest audience on the planet, Emanuel.”
Oh… you’re actually right!
#truth
Ha… if you’re new here, you’re probably REALLY confused now :)
But the content is usually pretty good. So let’s jump right in…

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Word of the Day – “der Drang”

Hello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day, this time with a look at the meaning of

der Drang

 

And we won’t only look at Drang of course but also at other cool words like dringend or drängeln.
Okay, drängeln isn’t that cool actually. But sometimes you have to do it. Like… when you have to get out of a packed train. Or when the article you’re reading to learn German randomly starts talking about a horse that just stands on a meadow. And it describes how the horse just stands there. And then it eats a bit of grass. And takes a few steps. And then stands there. And you’re like
“Dude, could we get started already?!”
That’s drängeln. So let’s jump right in.

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Word of the Day – “schlagen”

Hello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time, we’ll have a look at the meaning of

schlagen

 

The main translation for it is  to beat. But that’s not all there is. Schlagen has some really nice prefix versions that take us to surprising contexts like reading books and choosing paths. And we’ll also discover that schlagen has awful lot to do with gender.
“Emanuel, that sounds kind of sexist.”
Well, I totally am sexist so that’s not a surpr… oh… oh wait… I meant sexiest. I’m a sexiest.
Gee, what a start… let’s jump right in.

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Word of the Day – “leiden”

Hello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time, we’ll have a look at the meaning of

leiden

 

Which is something that can happen when you’re trying to learn German  – unfortunately. But if it happens, then it’s usually because a little “ship” is missing.
And if you’re now like “What ship? And why pink?”
Well, you’ll get all the answer inside, so let’s jump right in :)

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