scheinen

Meanings

1.
to shine
(Mainly used for the sun. For many other light sources, "leuchten" is the better word.)
2.
to seem, to emit the apperance
(By far not as common as the English "to seem" but there are many related words with that core idea.)

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Word of the Day - "der Schein"

A fun look at the meaning of ‘der Schein’ and the verb 'scheinen' what sunshine has to do with appearance and money #mindblow.

Vocab:

der Schein, scheinbar, Geldschein, Sonnenschein, scheinen, glänzen, leuchten


Word of the Day - "wirken"

A fun look at the meaning of "wirken" and its related words. We'll learn about the difference to "scheinen" and what work has to do with reality :)

Vocab:

wirken, die Wirkung, wirklich, bewirken, die Wirklichkeit


Word Family

Root: *skai-

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