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Word of the Day – “die Erfahrung”

erfahrung-picture Hello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time we will have a look at the meaning of:

die Erfahrung

Erfahrung means experience. Okay. Cool.

  • Ich hab’ viel Erfahrung damit.
  • I have a lot of experience with that.

What’s actually interesting about the word is WHY it means experience. But let’s look at experience first. It consists of 3 parts that all come from Latin: ex, peri and ence. Ex is THAT person… that person you are desperately trying to forget, that person you were willing to go to the edge of the world for, the person you thought was the “one”,