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das Rauschen

Meanings

1.
the noise
(ongoing, broad spectrum hushing or hissing, signal distortion)

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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 of the Day - "der Ton"

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 :)

Vocab:

der Ton, der Lehm, betonen, vertonen, die Note, der Klang


Word Family

Root: Onomatopoeia
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