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Word of the Day – “weise”

Hello everyone,

and welcome to our German Word of the Day. This time, we’ll have a look at the meaning of



It’s probably not a surprise that weise is the German version of wise. What might be more of a reveal is that the two are related to one of the German verbs for to know: wissen.  And there is wissen’s brother weisen (and its  zoo of uber useful prefix versions) which is basically the “causal” brother of wissen and originally meant “to make know”.
And now what is the most bestest way to make people know something?!
Power-Point Presentations.  (buy your Power Point here on Amazon, 10% off)
And that’s precisely what I have prepared for you about the weise-family. Are you ready for 176 slides full of boredom and bad layout about the family of weise?!?!
Perfect, let’s jump right in then with slide 1….