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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.
lauten, laut, der Laut, lauter, unlauter, der Klang, läuten
German is full of onomatopoeia. Today, we'll learn the poetic German word for it and check out some common examples with audio :)
laut, der Laut, der Klang, die Malerei
Languages are full of onomatopoetical words for noises - hissing, humming, growling etc. Today, we'll look at the German ones and see if they "sound the part.
brummen, plätschern, knarren, rauschen, britzeln, quietschen, pfeifen
A fun look at the meaning of "der Ton" and what music has to do with pottery. And a bit of basic acoustical physics for good measure :)
der Ton, der Lehm, betonen, vertonen, die Note, der Klang
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The core idea of this root was:
In English, this became the word to call.
The German branch is a bit more diverse with words like klagen (to lament) and klingen, which is a general word for sounding.