German Word of the Day - mushroom (noun)


31
Oct
2014

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Pilz mushroom (noun)

Pilzsalat
mushroom salad

frittierte Pilze
fried mushrooms

zwei Pilze
two mushrooms

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31
Oct
2014

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German Word of the Day - main course (noun)


30
Oct
2014

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Hauptgericht main course (noun)

Das Hauptgericht in einem förmlichen Abendessen sollte unvergesslich sein.
The main course should be memorable in a formal dinner.

Ich bevorzuge ein Hauptgericht, das Fleisch und Kartoffeln enthält.
I prefer a main course that includes meat and potatoes.

Das Hauptgericht ist Rindfleisch und Gemüse.
The main course is beef and vegetables.

Das Hauptgericht heute Abend ist gegrillter Fisch.
Tonight’s main course is grilled fish.

Rindfleisch zum Hauptgericht
beef for the main course

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German Word of the Day - negotiation (noun)


29
Oct
2014

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Verhandlung negotiation (noun)

Während Verhandlungen muss es ein Nehmen und Geben geben.
There has to be some give and take during negotiations.

Der Mann und die Frau sind mitten in Geschäftsverhandlungen.
The man and woman are in the middle of business negotiations.

Verhandlungstreffen
negotiation meeting

Geschäftsverhandlungen
business negotiations

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29
Oct
2014

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German Word of the Day - dormitory (noun)


28
Oct
2014

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Studentenwohnheim dormitory (noun)

Ich habe die ganzen vier Jahre des Studiums in einem Studentenwohnheim gewohnt.
I lived in the dormitory for all four years of college.

Der Universitätsstudent hat in einem Studentenwohnheim gewohnt.
The college student lived in a dormitory.

gemischtes Studentenwohnheim
co-ed dormitory

kleines Studentenwohnheimzimmer
small dormitory room

Studentenwohnheimzimmer
dormitory room

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German Word of the Day - satisfied (adjective)


27
Oct
2014

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zufrieden satisfied (adjective)

Ich bin zufrieden mit der Note, die ich in meinem Mathetest bekommen habe.
I am satisfied with the grade I received on my math test.

Der Mann ist zufrieden.
The man is satisfied.

sich zufrieden fühlen
feeling satisfied

zufriedenes Gefühl
satisfied feeling

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German Word of the Day - take (verb)


26
Oct
2014

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nehmen take (verb)

Die Frau nimmt sich die Tüte Salat.
The woman is taking the bag of salad.

Die Leute nehmen sich die Erdbeeren.
The people take the strawberries.

etwas aus einem Regal nehmen
take something from a shelf

eine Erdbeere nehmen
take a strawberry

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German Word of the Day - pool (noun)


25
Oct
2014

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Pool pool (noun)

Der durstige Hund trinkt aus dem Pool.
The thirsty dog is drinking from the pool.

Der Rettungsschwimmer beobachtet den Pool.
The lifeguard is watching the pool.

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German Word of the Day - pilot (noun)


24
Oct
2014

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Pilot pilot (noun)

Der Pilot, der das Flugzeug fliegt, hat viele Jahre Erfahrung.
The pilot flying this plane has many yeas of experience.

Die Piloten fliegen das Flugzeug.
The pilots are flying the plane.

Pilot einer Fluggesellschaft
airline pilot

Flugzeugpilot
airplane pilot

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