German Word of the Day - mouth (noun)


1
Feb
2015

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Mund mouth (noun)

Die Frau hat einen großen Mund.
The woman has a big mouth.

Spreche nicht mit vollem Mund.
Don’t talk with food in your mouth.

großer Mund
big mouth

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German Word of the Day - read (verb)


31
Jan
2015

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lesen read (verb)

Die Frau liest eine Zeitschrift.
The woman is reading a magazine.

Die Mutter liest ihrer Tochter ein Buch vor.
The mother reads a book to her daughter.

Der Junge liest ein Buch im Park.
The boy is reading a book in the park.

Schalte den Fernseher aus und lese ein Buch.
Turn off the television, and read a book.

Wir müssen zehn Bücher in diesem Semester lesen.
We have to read ten books this school semester.

seiner Tochter vorlesen
read to one’s daughter

seiner Tochter ein Buch vorlesen
read a book to one’s daughter

die Zeitung lesen
read the newspaper

eine Zeitschrift lesen
read a magazine

ein Buch lesen
read a book

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German Word of the Day - badminton (noun)


30
Jan
2015

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Badminton badminton (noun)

Meine Familie spielt jeden Sommer Badminton im Garten.
My family plays badminton in our back yard every summer.

Badminton spielen
play badminton

Badminton im Garten
back yard badminton

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German Word of the Day - lily (noun)


29
Jan
2015

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Lilie lily (noun)

Es gibt mehr als einhundert Arten von Lilien.
There are more than one hundred species of lilies.

rosane Wasserlilie
pink water lily

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German Word of the Day - search engine (noun)


28
Jan
2015

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Suchmaschine search engine (noun)

Sie können jeden und alles in der Welt mit einer Suchmaschine finden.
You can look up any one or anything in the world on a search engine.

Benutze eine Suchmaschine um es zu finden.
Use a search engine to find it.

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New Year, New You, New Lists, New Lessons! - January Newsletter


28
Jan
2015

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German Word of the Day - nose (noun)


27
Jan
2015

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Nase nose (noun)

Der Mann hat einen Pickel auf seiner Nase.
The man has a pimple on his nose.

Er mag seine Nase nicht, aber ich mag sie.
He doesn’t like his nose, but I like it.

Er kann seine Nase mit seiner Zunge berühren.
He can touch his nose with his tongue.

schmale Nase
narrow nose

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German Word of the Day - chalk (noun)


26
Jan
2015

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Kreide chalk (noun)

Man kann viele Kreidefarben an der Tafel verwenden.
You can use many colors of chalk on the blackboard.

Kreide in einer Kreidepackung
chalk in a chalk box

farbige Kreide
colored chalk

Tafelkreide
blackboard chalk

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German Word of the Day - temperature (noun)


25
Jan
2015

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Temperatur temperature (noun)

Die Temperatur ist unter null Grad.
The temperature is below zero degrees.

Wie sich die Temperatur verändert, so tut es auch unsere Kleidung.
As the temperature changes do does our clothing.

Temperatur auf einem Thermometer
temperature on a thermometer

sich ändernde Temperaturen
changing temperatures

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German Word of the Day - giraffe (noun)


24
Jan
2015

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Giraffe giraffe (noun)

Giraffen haben lange Hälse.
Giraffes have long necks.

Die Zoobesucher beobachten die Giraffe.
The zoo visitors are watching the giraffe.

Die Giraffen essen Blätter von einem Baum im Zoo.
The giraffes are eating leaves from a tree in a zoo.

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