Grammar Term:
Question Words

Here’s a quick overview over the German question words:

  • when – wann
  • where – wo
  • who – wer (wen)
  • to whom – wem
  • why – warum, weshalb, wieso (no difference)
  • what – was
  • how – wie

For more details, examples and exercises check out my lessons on the topic here:

Asking Questions in German – Part  1

(questions with question words)

Asking Questions in German – Part 2

(yes or no questions)


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