German words - the 12 best words in the German language

The Local
The Local - [email protected] • 23 Jul, 2014 Updated Wed 23 Jul 2014 12:32 CEST
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The Local List has covered all aspects of German words, from the untranslatable to the longest. But we've never done a ranking of what are simply the best words in the German language, until now...

With plenty of suggestions from our readers on Twitter, The Local List looks at 12 brilliant German words.

Some take a whole sentence to translate, others can't be put into English, while some of the 12 are just there because of the way they sound.

All should be learnt by anyone wishing to show they have truly mastered German.

Have a look at our 12 favourite German words here:

We asked our readers on Twitter for their favourite German words. Here are some of the responses:



The Local 2014/07/23 12:32

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