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Word of the Day – “trennen”

In this episode:

"trennen" is the German word for "to separate". In this article, we'll explore how to use it idiomatically and explore its various relatives.


trennen, die Trennung, trennbar, unzertrennlich, zerren, verzehr, Zorn,...

Hello everyone,

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


And most if not all of you know this from the infamous German “trennbare Präfixverben”… which sounds incredibly German, by the way.
No wonder Rammstein has made a song about them…


The English Separable Prefix Verbs on the other hand is more like an Eminem song…