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1.
the gratification, the reward
(for work done)
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2.
the wage
(For workers. For office jobs it's called "das Gehalt". I think "Lohn" is based on the hour, while "Gehalt" is a fixed salary. )
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Word of the Day - "der Lohn"

A fun look at the noun "der Lohn" and how to say “It’s worth it” in German. Oh, and a look at the difference between Lohn and Gehalt #boring

Vocab:

der Lohn, sich lohnen, belohnen, das Gehalt


Word Family

Root: *lau-

The core theme of this family/root was:

gain, profit, enjoying spoils

It’s the origin of lucrative, which itself is from the Latin lucre which meant profit.

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