German Words

What Is The Longest Word In The World?

What Is The Longest Word In The World?

Hope you don’t have hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia (fear of long words).
How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

There is an impressive amount of sausage idioms in German, and that makes an impressive amount of sense.
2017 Words Of The Year Around The World

2017 Words Of The Year Around The World

Each December, people all over the globe try to find a single word to sum up the whole year. Here are just a few of the lucky lexical items.
8 Words You THOUGHT Were German, But No One Uses Them In Germany

8 Words You THOUGHT Were German, But No One Uses Them In Germany

Which “German” words do you use that would sound totally strange to any native German speaker? Find out, and learn some German grammar along the way!
9 Of The Best Compound German Words And How To Use Them

9 Of The Best Compound German Words And How To Use Them

What do you get if you stick a pig and a dog together? A pigdog, of course. But why is he so intent on stopping you from doing your tax return?
9 Essential Austrian German Words For A Night Out In Vienna

9 Essential Austrian German Words For A Night Out In Vienna

Vienna. It’s been on your bucket list for a while now. With its immaculate architecture, picturesque parks and rich musical tradition, it’s bound to satisfy even the hardest-to-impress tourist (which, in fact, you are). After months of planning and saving (and paying down some seriously overdue student loans), you and some friends — we’ll call […]
7 German Words You Need To Know (That Don’t Exist)

7 German Words You Need To Know (That Don’t Exist)

What’s the deal with all these new words, where do they come from, and who’s the Italian upstart who’s taken to inventing new German words?
How To Name Animals In German

How To Name Animals In German

Can you guess what a STINK ANIMAL is? How about a SHIELD TOAD? This video explains the beautiful logic behind how to name animals in German.
7 German Words We Should Be Using in English

7 German Words We Should Be Using in English

I perched awkwardly in the barber’s chair and scoured my mind for conversational gems with which I could entertain my audience of three burly men awaiting their cut. I ended up suggesting they adopt seven German words into their daily parlance.
The German Animal Names Flowchart

The German Animal Names Flowchart

Funny and bizarre animal names in German