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Funny German words that have a different meaning in English

Funny German words that have a different meaning in English

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It shows different meanings of words in a funny way

Items (56)

  • GIFT

    poison

  • DANK

    gratefulness, thanks

  • STARK

    strong

  • KIND

    a child

  • HUT

    a hat

  • ROCK

    a skirt

  • STOCK

    a cane

  • MITTEN

    in the middle

  • SAGE

    say [first person, present tense]; also a saga

  • LINKS

    left [opposite to right]

  • TOLL

    fantastic

  • BOOT

    boat

  • LUNGE

    lung

  • GUT

    good

  • MIST

    dung, manure

  • NOT

    an emergency

  • LAST

    freight, burden

  • HANDY

    cellular phone [new word]

  • MOST

    apple cider [Southern Germany, Austria]

  • RIND

    an individual of cattle

  • LOT

    a plumb

  • TALK

    talc

  • BAD

    bath

  • RAT

    advice

  • TRUNK

    a drink (together with some people)

  • LIED

    a song

  • HALL

    a short echo

  • FAST

    almost

  • BRIEF

    a letter

  • SAME

    a seed

  • BALD

    soon

  • SOLD

    a soldier's salary

  • LAG

    past tense of "legen" (intransitive verb, i.e., lie)

  • GLUT

    embers

  • LACK

    lacquer

  • WAR

    past tense of "sein" (to be)

  • TOT

    dead (adverb)

  • TOTE

    dead (adjective)

  • GRAB

    a grave

  • LIST

    craftiness

  • JAMMER

    misery

  • KIPPER

    a dump truck

  • STERN

    a star

  • DICK

    stout, corpulent

  • SEE

    a lake

  • ART

    a species

  • ANGEL

    a fishing rod

  • BAT

    past tense of "bitten" (to ask for something)

  • HAT

    third person present tense for "haben" (to have)

  • MUTTER

    mother

  • LEG

    imperative for "legen" (to lay)

  • LOG

    past tense of "lügen" (to lie)

  • TEE

    tea

  • MADE

    a maggot

  • SUCH

    imperative for "suchen" (to search)

  • LURCH

    a salamander