der Nacken

Meanings

1.
the back side of the neck
(Primarily used for the outside and muscles, and not so much the actual spine. That is usually called "Genick". )
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Word of the Day - "neigen"

Vocab:

neigen (zu), die Neigung, die Abneigung, die Zuneigung, abgeneigt sein, nicken, das Nickerchen


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NIA123
NIA123
1 month ago

“(That refers to the outside and to the muscles, but NOT the spine.)”

Does this mean if that if the bones in my neck hurt (my cervical spine) for example, I don’t use “Nacken” ? If yes then what should I use? “Hals”?

And If I say:
“Mein Nacken tut mir weh.”
What does that imply?



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