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Word of the Day – “bringen”

bringen-pictureHello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day. Almost April, spring is coming, Germany is about to go into lockdown… AGAIN. Which gives at least those of you who are living here the chance to really learn even more German. Yeay.
And today, we’ll look at the meaning of


Uh… I mean bringen of course. But bringen might seem a tad bit boring, because it’s the identical twin of English to bring and the meanings are pretty much the same.

  • Bring mir einen Kaffee!
  • Bring me a coffee!

Anyway, so bringen doesn’t really look like a word that we need to talk about, but it’s actually full of surprises. And prefix versions. Want a taste? Well, verbringen means to spend time, umbringen means to kill.
Clearly, there’s a lot to talk about so are you ready to jump in?
Then let’s freaking go.