German Vocabulary

German Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn German Vocabulary you will find some useful resources including a course about vocabulary and expressions... 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 Vocabulary

Learning the German Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the German language. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in German.

German vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyGerman Vocabulary
VocabularyWortschatz
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ChinaChina
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EnglandEngland
FranceFrankreich
GermanyDeutschland
GreeceGriechenland
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ItalyItalien
JapanJapan
MexicoMexiko
MoroccoMarokko
PeruPeru
SpainSpanien
ThailandThailand
USAUSA
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DaysWochentage
MondayMontag
TuesdayDienstag
WednesdayMittwoch
ThursdayDonnerstag
FridayFreitag
SaturdaySamstag
SundaySonntag
timeZeit
hourStunde
minuteMinute
secondSekunde

List of Vocabulary in German

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

English VocabularyGerman Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorsFarben
blackschwarz
blueblau
brownbraun
graygrau
greengrün
orangeorange
purplelila, purpur, violett
redrot
whiteweiß
yellowgelb
sizesGrößen
biggroß
deeptief
longlang
narroweng, schmal
shortkurz
smallklein
tallgroß
thickdick
thindünn
widebreit
tastesGeschmacksrichtungen
bitterbitter
freshfrisch
saltysalzig
soursauer
spicywürzig
sweetsüß
qualitiesEigenschaften
badschlecht
cleansauber
darkdunkel
difficultschwierig
dirtyschmutzig
drytrocken
easyleicht
emptyleer
expensiveteuer
fastschnell
foreignfremd
fullvoll
goodgut
hardhart
heavyschwer
inexpensivepreiswert
lighthell, leicht
locallokal, einheimisch
newneu
noisylaut, geräuschvoll
oldalt
powerfulmächtig, kräftig
quietruhig
correctrichtig
slowlangsam
softweich
verysehr
weakschwach
wetnass
wrongfalsch
youngjung
foodLebensmittel
almondsMandeln
breadBrot
breakfastFrühstück
butterButter
candySüßigkeiten
cheeseKäse
chickenHuhn
cuminKreuzkümmel
dessertDessert
dinnerAbendessen
fishFisch
fruitObst
ice creamEis, Eiskrem
lambLamm
lemonZitrone
lunchMittagessen
mealMahlzeit
meatFleisch
ovenBackofen
pepperPfeffer
plantsPflanzen
porkSchweinefleisch
saladSalat
saltSalz
sandwichSandwich, Butterbrot
sausageWurst
soupSuppe
sugarZucker
supperAbendessen
turkeyPute
appleApfel
bananaBanane
orangesOrangen
peachesPfirsiche
peanutErdnuss
pearsBirnen
pineappleAnanas
grapesTrauben
strawberriesErdbeeren
vegetablesGemüse
carrotKarotte
cornMais
cucumberGurke
garlicKnoblauch
lettuceBlattsalat
olivesOliven
onionsZwiebeln
peppersPaprika
potatoesKartoffeln
pumpkinKürbis
beansBohnen
tomatoesTomaten
alligatorAlligator
alligatorsAlligatoren
bearBär
bearsBären
birdVogel
birdsVögel
bullBulle, Stier
bullsBullen, Stiere
catKatze
catsKatzen
cowKuh
cowsKühe
deerHirsch
many deerviele Hirsche
dogHund
dogsHunde
donkeyEsel
donkeysEsel
eagleAdler
eaglesAdler
elephantElefant
elephantsElefanten
giraffeGiraffe
giraffesGiraffen
goatZiege
goatsZiegen
horsePferd
horsesPferde
lionLöwe
lionsLöwen
monkeyAffe
monkeysAffen
mouseMaus
miceMäuse
rabbitKaninchen
rabbitsKaninchen
snakeSchlange
snakesSchlangen
tigerTiger
tigersTiger
wolfWolf
wolvesWölfe
objectsGegenstände, Objekte
bathroomBadezimmer
bedBett
bedroomSchlafzimmer
ceilingDecke
chairStuhl
clothesKleider
coatMantel
cupTasse
deskSchreibtisch
dressKleid
floorFußboden
forkGabel
furnitureMöbel
glassGlas
hatHut
houseHaus
inkTinte
jacketJacke
kitchenKüche
knifeMesser
lampLampe
letterBrief, Buchstabe
mapKarte
newspaperZeitung
notebookNotebook
pantsHose
paperPapier
penKugelschreiber
pencilBleistift
pharmacyApotheke
pictureBild
platePlatte
refrigeratorKühlschrank
restaurantRestaurant
roofDach
roomZimmer
rugTeppich
scissorsSchere
shampooShampoo
shirtHemd
shoesSchuhe
soapSeife
socksSocken
spoonLöffel
tableTisch
toiletToilette
toothbrushZahnbürste
toothpasteZahnpasta
towelHandtuch
umbrellaRegenschirm
underwearUnterwäsche
wallWand
walletBrieftasche
windowFenster
telephoneTelefon
thisdieses
thatjenes
thesediese
thosejene
Questions
how?wie?
what?Was?
who?Wer?
why?warum?
where?wo?
different objectsverschiedene Objekte
artKunst
bankBank
beachStrand
bookBuch
by bicyclemit dem Fahrrad
by busmit dem Bus
by carmit dem Auto
by trainmit der Bahn
cafeCafé
countryLand
desertWüste
dictionaryWörterbuch
earthErde
flowersBlumen
footballFußball
forestWald
gameSpiel
gardenGarten
geographyGeographie
historyGeschichte
houseHaus
islandInsel
lakeSee
libraryBücherei, Bibliothek
mathMathematik
moonMond
mountainBerg
moviesKino
musicMusik
oceanOzean
officeBüro
on footzu Fuß
playerSpieler
riverFluss
scienceWissenschaft
seaMeer
skyHimmel
soccerFußball
starsSterne
supermarketSupermarkt
swimming poolSchwimmbad
theaterTheater
treeBaum
weatherWetter
bad weatherschlechtes Wetter
cloudywolkig, trüb
coldKälte
coolkalt
foggyneblig
hotheiß
nice weatherschönes Wetter
pouringgießt
rainregen
rainingregnet
snowSchnee
snowingschneit
iceEis
sunnysonnig
windywindig
springFrühling
summerSommer
autumnHerbst
winterWinter
peopleMenschen
auntTante
babyBaby
brotherBruder
cousinCousin, Vetter
daughterTochter
dentistZahnarzt
doctorArzt
fatherVater
grandfatherGroßvater
grandmotherGroßmutter
husbandEhemann
motherMutter
nephewNeffe
nieceNichte
nurseKrankenschwester
policemanPolizist
postmanBriefträger
professorProfessor
sonSohn
teacherLehrer
uncleOnkel
wifeFrau

Vocabulary and expressions have a very important role in German, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with German Vocabulary, you might want to check the rest of our German lessons here: Learn German. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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