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knirschen

Meanings

1.
the noise when you grind two stones, or teeth

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Word of the Day - "die Lautmalerei"

German is full of onomatopoeia. Today, we'll learn the poetic German word for it and check out some common examples with audio :)

Vocab:

laut, der Laut, der Klang, die Malerei


Noises and Sounds in German - An Overview

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.

Vocab:

brummen, plätschern, knarren, rauschen, britzeln, quietschen, pfeifen


Word Family

Root: Onomatopoeia
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