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German Word of the Day - ocean (noun)

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Ozean ocean (noun)

Ozeane sind wichtig für den Handel zwischen Ländern.
Oceans are import to trade between countries.

Der Hai schwimmt im Ozean.
The shark is swimming in the ocean.

Während des Überquerens des Atlantischen Ozeans hat die Titanic einen Eisberg gerammt und ist untergegangen.
While crossing the Atlantic Ocean, the Titanic hit an iceberg and sunk.

offener Ozean
open ocean

Pazifischer Ozean
Pacific Ocean

blauer Ozean
blue ocean

Atlantischer Ozean
Atlantic Ocean

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German Word of the Day - magazine (noun)

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Zeitschrift magazine (noun)

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

Eine Zeitschrift kann mehr über eine Geschichte erzählen als eine Zeitung.
A magazine can tell more about a story than a newspaper.

eine Zeitschrift lesen
read a magazine

offene Zeitschriften
open magazines

Zeitschriftenformat
magazine format

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German Word of the Day - short-sleeved (adjective)

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kurzärmlig short-sleeved (adjective)

Kurzärmlige Hemden sind besser, wenn es warm ist.
Short-sleeved shirts are better when it is warm.

kurzärmliges Hemd
short-sleeved shirt

rotes, kurzärmliges T-shirt
red, short-sleeved T-shirt

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German Word of the Day - excited (adjective)

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aufgeregt excited (adjective)

Das kleine Mädchen ist aufgeregt.
The little girl is excited.

Das Baby ist aufgeregt.
The baby is excited.

aufgeregtes Baby
excited baby

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German Word of the Day - chicken (noun)

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Huhn chicken (noun)

Das Huhn und die Küken picken an ihrem Essen.
The chicken and chicks are pecking at their food.

Hühner sind die verbreitetsten Vögel auf der Welt.
Chickens are the most populous bird in the world.

weißes Huhn
white chicken

Hühnerei
chicken egg

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German Word of the Day - fish (noun)

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Fisch fish (noun)

Der Fisch schaut den Köder an.
The fish is looking at the bait.

Der Fisch schwimmt im Wasser.
The fish is swimming in the water.

Salzwasserfische leben in Ozeanen und Meeren.
Saltwater fish live in oceans and seas.

Süßwasserfische leben in Flüssen und Seen.
Freshwater fish live in rivers and lakes.

Salzwasserfisch
saltwater fish

Süßwasserfisch
freshwater fish

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German Word of the Day - draw (verb)

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zeichnen draw (verb)

Der Künstler hat ein Bild gezeichnet.
The artist drew a picture.

Ich fragte den Zeichner mir ein Bild zu zeichnen.
I asked the illustrator to draw me a picture.

Der Künstler zeichnet Chinesische Schriftzeichen mit einem Pinsel.
The artist is drawing Chinese characters with a writing brush.

Die Kinder zeichnen und malen im Kindergartenunterricht.
The children are drawing and painting at kindergarten class.

ein Bild zeichnen
draw a picture

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German Word of the Day - read (verb)

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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 - chest (noun)

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Brustkorb chest (noun)

Ich habe Schmerzen im Brustkorb.
I have chest pain.

Der Doktor und die Krankenschwester machen ein Röntgenbild von dem Brustkorb des Patienten.
The doctor and nurse are taking an X-ray of the patient’s chest.

Röntgenbild des Brustkorbs
X-ray of a chest

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German Word of the Day - car (noun)

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Auto car (noun)

Es ist ein blaues zweitüriges Auto.
It’s a blue, two-door car.

Der Hund steigt in das Auto ein.
The dog is getting in the car.

Der Mann fährt ein Auto.
The man is driving a car.

Der Mann schiebt das Auto.
The man is pushing the car.

Als ich jung war, hatte ich einen Sportwagen, aber jetzt habe ich ein Familienauto.
When I was young I had a sports car, but now I have a family car.

Ich fahre montags mit dem Auto zur Arbeit, aber die restliche Woche nehme ich den Zug.
I drive my car to work on Mondays, but take the train the rest of the week.

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