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German Word of the Day - university (noun)

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Universität university (noun)

Er bekam ein volles Stipendium von einer berühmten Universität.
He received a full scholarship from a famous university.

Während ich an der Universität war, musste ich mich entscheiden, was ich mit meinem Leben tun wollte.
While at the university I had to choose what to do with my life.

alte Universität
old university

auf die Universität gehen
attending University

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German Word of the Day - lobster (noun)

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Hummer lobster (noun)

Der Hummer ist auf dem Felsen.
The lobster is on the rock.

Muscheln, Lachs, Garnelen, Hummer und Tintenfisch sind alles Meeresfrüchte.
Clams, salmon, shrimp, lobsters, and squid are all seafood.

lebendiger Hummer
live lobster

Hummer
clawed lobster

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German Word of the Day - dresser (noun)

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Kommode dresser (noun)

Die Holzkommode ist antik.
The wooden dresser is an antique.

Meine Socken und Unterwäsche sind in der obersten Schublade meiner Kommode.
My socks and underwear are in the top drawer of my dresser.

Kommodenschubladen
dresser drawers

antike Kommode
antique dresser

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German Word of the Day - shopping (noun)

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Einkauf shopping (noun)

Einkaufstaschen
shopping bags

Einkaufsliste
shopping list

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German Word of the Day - fog (noun)

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Nebel fog (noun)

Die Stadt ist vom Nebel bedeckt.
The city is covered in fog.

Morgennebel
morning fog

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German Word of the Day - carpet (noun)

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Teppich carpet (noun)

Der Mann und die Frau tragen einen Teppich.
The man and woman are carrying a carpet.

Eine Person staubsaugt den Teppich.
A person is vacuuming the carpet.

Der Teppich muss in allen Schlafzimmern ausgetauscht werden.
The carpet needs replacing in all the bedrooms.

sauberer Teppich
clean carpet

einen Teppich tragen
carry a carpet

Schlafzimmerteppich
bedroom carpet

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German Word of the Day - hungry (adjective)

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hungrig hungry (adjective)

Der Mann ist hungrig und sucht nach Essen.
The man is hungry and looking for food.

Der Junge ist hungrig.
The boy is hungry.

hungriger Junge
hungry boy

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German Word of the Day - cut (verb)

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schneiden cut (verb)

Der Mann schneidet gerade Hühnchen.
The man is cutting chicken.

Der Junge ist hingefallen und hat einen tiefen Schnitt in seinem Bein.
The boy fell and has a deep cut on his leg.

Die Frau schneidet gerade eine Grapefruit.
The woman is cutting the grapefruit.

Wenn du Essen zubereitest, schneide vorsichtig um zu vermeiden, dass du dich selbst verletzt.
When preparing food cut carefully to avoid hurting yourself.

Ich muss den Spargel schneiden, damit wir ihn kochen können.
I have to cut the asparagus so we can cook it.

eine Grapefruit schneiden
cut a grapefruit

vorsichtig schneiden
cut carefully

in kleine Würfel schneiden
to cut into small cubes

auf einem Schneidebrett schneiden
cut on cutting board

tiefer Schnitt
deep cut

Gemüse schneiden
cut the vegetables

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German Word of the Day - turkey (noun)

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Truthahn turkey (noun)

Der wilde Truthahn stammt aus Nordamerika.
The wild turkey is native to North America.

schwarz-weißer Truthahn
black and white turkey

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German Word of the Day - linen (noun)

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Leinen linen (noun)

Die Textilfabrik stellt Stoffe aus Wolle, Leinen und Seide her.
The textile factory creates fabrics from cotton, linen and silk.

Leinenhersteller müssen darauf achten weiches Leinen saugfähig zu machen.
Linen makers must take care to make soft linens absorbent.

Leinenhandtücher und -laken
linen towels and sheets

rotes Leinen
red linen

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