wählen

Meanings

1.
to select, to choose
(formal, for colloquial choosing "aussuchen" is the better word)
2.
to elect, to vote
Opposite (closest): enthalten
3.
to dial
(for phones)

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The meaning of "wohl"

A fun look at the meaning(s) of "wohl", it's various uses in every day German and why they are so freaking random. Seriously, what a mess this word is...

Vocab:

wohl, wohlhabend, obwohl, wohl wahr, sehr wohl, wohl kaum, wer wohl, zum Wohl


Word of the Day - "die Wahl"

A fun look at the meaning of "die Wahl" and the verb "wählen" and the difference to "aussuchen". And a boring look at the German political system :).

Vocab:

die Wahl, wählen, wählerisch, die Auswahl


Word of the Day - " die Stimme"

We'll look at the meaning of "stimmen" and what "voice" has to do with being right and voting. And the meaning of the idiomatic German "stimmt".

Vocab:

die Stimme, stimmen, die Stimmung, bestimmen, bestimmt, abstimmen, verstimmen,


The meaning of "suchen" (and its prefix versions)

Today, we'll take a look at the meaning of "suchen" and go over all its useful prefix versions and see what visiting, trying and choosing has to do with search.

Vocab:

suchen, die Suche, versuchen, der Versuch, aussuchen, durchsuchen, untersuchen, besuchen, der Besuch


Word Family

Root: unknown (or not yet entered)

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