and welcome to our German Word of the Day. Spring is in the air, and this is the perfect time to have a look at the meaning of
And Blätter (the plural) are pure awesome. They give us shade, they make the city green, in fall they get all colorful, they make soothing rustling sounds but most important of – they produce freaking oxygen.
You might have guessed it – Blätter are leaves and one Blatt is a leaf.
- Meine Pflanze hat viele welke Blätter. Soll ich die abmachen, oder warten bis die abfallen?
- My plants have lots of dry/sere leaves. Should I remove them or wait till they fall off?
- Maria freut sich, weil sie ein vierblättriges Kleeblatt gefunden hat.
- Maria is happy because she has found a four leaf clover.
But there’s a bit more to the German Blatt than that because it can make for some pretty cool colloquial additions to our vocab. Oh, and then there’s of course the big question:
why the hell is there blood in the little cartoon.
So let’s take a look :)