A fun look at the meaning of "die Erfahrung" and if really has something to do with "fahren" (to drive). Also: the difference between erfahren and erleben.
die Erfahrung, erfahren (verb), erfahren (adjective), erleben, das Erlebnis,...
and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time we will have a look at the meaning of:
Erfahrung means experience. Okay. Cool.
Ich hab’ viel Erfahrung damit.
I have a lot of experience with that.
Practice pronunciation – click once to start recording and again to stop
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, periand 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”,
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