German Prepositions

If you're trying to learn German Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your German grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn German. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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German Prepositions

Learning the German Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. German prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsGerman Prepositions
PrepositionsPräpositionen
inside the houseim Inneren des Hauses
outside the caraußerhalb des Autos
with memit mir
without himohne ihn
under the tableunter dem Tisch
after tomorrowübermorgen
before sunsetvor Sonnenuntergang
but I'm busyaber ich bin beschäftigt

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in German.

List of Prepositions in German

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in German placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your German vocabulary.

English PrepositionsGerman Prepositions
aboutüber
aboveoben
acrossüber
afternach
againstgegen
amongunter
aroundum
aswie
atbei
beforevor
behindhinter
belowunten
beneathunter
besideneben
betweenzwischen
beyonddarüber hinaus
butaber
bydurch
despitetrotz
downnach unten
duringwährend
exceptausgenommen
forfür
fromvon
inin
insideinnen
intoin
nearin der Nähe von
nextnächste
ofvon
onauf
oppositegegenüber
outheraus
outsideaußerhalb
overüber
perpro
plusplus
roundum
sinceseit
thanals
throughdurch
tillbis
tozu
towardgegen
underunter
unlikeim Gegensatz zu
untilbis
uphinauf
viadurch
withmit
withininnerhalb
withoutohne
two wordszwei Wörter
according togemäß
because ofwegen
close tonahe an
due todurch
except forbis auf
far fromweit entfernt
inside ofinnerhalb
instead ofstatt
near toin der Nähe von
next toneben
outside ofaußerhalb von
prior tovor
three wordsdrei Wörter
as far assoweit
as well assowie
in addition tozusätzlich zu
in front ofvor
in spite oftrotz
on behalf ofim Namen von
on top ofoben auf
demonstrative pronounsdemonstrative Präpositionen
thisdieses
thatjenes
thesediese
thosejene

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