"Adjectives"



This archive is under construction at the moment (February 2019).So it might be a bit buggy here and there. But I am working on it.

In this episode:

A quick look at the reason why German 'bald' and English 'bald' look alike but have NOTHING in common meaning wise. And a few words for balding men in German :)

Vocabulary:

bald, kahl, glatt, die Glatze

bald vs bald

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A quick, fun look at "fähig", a useful word as a stand alone but even more useful in compounds. Also: die Fähigkeit and a bad poem :).

Vocabulary:

fähig, die Fähigkeit, -fähig

fähig

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gegen

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A fun look at the meanings of "gleich" and why it's "equal" and "immediately" at the same time.

Vocabulary:

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gleich

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haft

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komisch

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A fun look at the word "lauter", why it is much more than just "louder" and what cool things we can do with it.

Vocabulary:

lauten, laut, der Laut, lauter, unlauter, der Klang, läuten

lauter

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A fun look at the word "mäßig". It has a meaning on its own, but in colloquial German, it's a really common puzzle piece.

Vocabulary:

mäßig, messen, das Maß, in Maßen, sommermäßig

mäßig

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A fun look at the meaning of "möglich" and some related words and what they have to do with the German modal verb "mögen".

Vocabulary:

möglich, mögen, unmöglich, die Möglichkeit, möglicherweise, möglichst

möglich

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neugierig

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peinlich

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A fun look at the origin and meaning of "ruhig" and why the sentence "Sei ruhig laut." actually makes sense. Also: die Ruhe and German for "Leave me alone!"

Vocabulary:

ruhig, die Ruhe, still, leise

ruhig

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A quick look at "satt", which we need to say that we're full and /or fed up.

Vocabulary:

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satt

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A fun look at the meaning of "sauer" and what a lemon has to do with anger.

Vocabulary:

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sauer

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A fun look at the meaning of schade and how to use it like a German. Also: some interesting family members and relations to English. And some Schadenfreude :)

Vocabulary:

schade, schaden, schädlich, Schadenfreude, beschädigen

schade

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People, their feelings and character are the number one context for sensibel but it's also used in a broader, technical sense, like for the steering of a car.

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sensibel vs sensible

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umständlich

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unheimlich

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All three words are translations for "different" and mixing them up can actually get confusing. Today, we'll learn when to use which, and why :).

Vocabulary:

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verschieden, anders, unterschiedlich the difference

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A fun look at "weich", why it means soft and what it has to do with dodging a snowball, soaking beans and changing paths.

Vocabulary:

weich, weichen, die Weiche, ausweichen, einweichen, abweichen

weich

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weise