These eight words show just how different German and Austrian Deutsch can be
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These eight words show just how different German and Austrian Deutsch can be

Germany and Austria may share a common language - but often with a very different vocabulary. Here are eight of the most common terms which sound completely different if you're in Vienna versus Berlin.

Here’s the German vocabulary you need to get the Covid-19 vaccine
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Here’s the German vocabulary you need to get the Covid-19 vaccine

Commuting: How many people in Germany travel to another federal state for work?

Commuting: How many people in Germany travel to another federal state for work?

Mini heatwave: Germany poised for soaring temperatures

Mini heatwave: Germany poised for soaring temperatures

Eight German words used in English – but with different meanings
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Eight German words used in English – but with different meanings

10 essential phrases to complain about the weather like a German
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10 essential phrases to complain about the weather like a German

‘Mood is getting more aggressive’: Thousands of people in Germany caught skipping line for Covid vaccine

‘Mood is getting more aggressive’: Thousands of people in Germany caught skipping line for Covid vaccine

‘Majority of Germans’ against immediately lifting restrictions for vaccinated people

‘Majority of Germans’ against immediately lifting restrictions for vaccinated people

Germany to bring forward plan for nationwide freedoms for vaccinated people

Germany to bring forward plan for nationwide freedoms for vaccinated people

German word of the day: Der Teufelskreis

German word of the day: Der Teufelskreis

Reader question: Do I have to work from home under Germany’s new measures?

Reader question: Do I have to work from home under Germany’s new measures?

Cost of private health insurance in Germany spikes in the pandemic

Cost of private health insurance in Germany spikes in the pandemic

Shopping: Here’s how the pandemic has hit German spending habits

Shopping: Here’s how the pandemic has hit German spending habits

German word of the day: Der Rattenschwanz

German word of the day: Der Rattenschwanz

‘Danger lurks inside’: German aerosol experts say Covid restrictions should target indoor areas

‘Danger lurks inside’: German aerosol experts say Covid restrictions should target indoor areas

GPs in Germany will soon be able to ‘choose the Covid vaccine’ they offer patients

GPs in Germany will soon be able to ‘choose the Covid vaccine’ they offer patients

Germany’s GPs begin vaccinating patients against Covid-19

Germany’s GPs begin vaccinating patients against Covid-19

Hamburg to introduce curfew amid rising Covid-19 cases

Hamburg to introduce curfew amid rising Covid-19 cases

Weather: Sun and springlike temperatures come to Germany

Weather: Sun and springlike temperatures come to Germany

Who is hardest hit financially by the pandemic in Germany?

Who is hardest hit financially by the pandemic in Germany?

Seven German words which originally come from India

Seven German words which originally come from India

Cold spell comes to Germany following spring-like weather

Cold spell comes to Germany following spring-like weather

How a Bavarian supermarket is helping shoppers find love amid shutdown

How a Bavarian supermarket is helping shoppers find love amid shutdown

‘Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year

‘Lockdown’ voted Germany’s English word of the year

10 German words you need to know when looking for a job
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10 German words you need to know when looking for a job

‘Corona-dictator’ named one of Germany’s ugliest words of the year

‘Corona-dictator’ named one of Germany’s ugliest words of the year

Eight of the most common (and funniest) mistakes German learners make
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Eight of the most common (and funniest) mistakes German learners make

German winter destinations crack down on visitors after rules broken

German winter destinations crack down on visitors after rules broken

‘A question of life and death’: Can Germany speed up the Covid-19 vaccination rollout?

‘A question of life and death’: Can Germany speed up the Covid-19 vaccination rollout?

These are Germany’s ‘words of the year’ for 2020

These are Germany’s ‘words of the year’ for 2020

Music to our ears: The top 10 melodic German phrases
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Music to our ears: The top 10 melodic German phrases

Germany’s risk groups and health workers to receive Covid-19 vaccine first, says Merkel

Germany’s risk groups and health workers to receive Covid-19 vaccine first, says Merkel

Most Germans believe investigation into racism in police force is ‘needed’

Most Germans believe investigation into racism in police force is ‘needed’

German electricity prices ‘among the highest in the world’

German electricity prices ‘among the highest in the world’

What are the most fascinating German words that no longer exist?

What are the most fascinating German words that no longer exist?

From Lockdown to Influencer: Which words have been added to the German dictionary in 2020?

From Lockdown to Influencer: Which words have been added to the German dictionary in 2020?

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background

Here’s how many people in Germany have a migrant background

Holiday homes at North and Baltic Sea 90 percent full as Germans choose staycations

Holiday homes at North and Baltic Sea 90 percent full as Germans choose staycations

Part of central Berlin set to be closed to traffic for six months

Part of central Berlin set to be closed to traffic for six months

Should Germany get rid of private health insurance?

Should Germany get rid of private health insurance?

Berlin plan for €1 per day public transport ticket stirs up controversy

Berlin plan for €1 per day public transport ticket stirs up controversy

Flu virus in Germany causes more than 30 deaths and leaves 3,500 in hospital

Flu virus in Germany causes more than 30 deaths and leaves 3,500 in hospital

REVEALED: Where rent prices are falling in Germany
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REVEALED: Where rent prices are falling in Germany

German beer prices to rise in 2020 as consumption sinks

German beer prices to rise in 2020 as consumption sinks

The essential words and phrases for a night out in Germany
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The essential words and phrases for a night out in Germany

Bad news: Why rents in Germany will continue to rise in 2020

Bad news: Why rents in Germany will continue to rise in 2020

‘I’m surprised nothing’s happened yet’: How planes in Germany are flying dangerously close to each other

‘I’m surprised nothing’s happened yet’: How planes in Germany are flying dangerously close to each other

Dresden police receive over 500 tip-offs for stolen jewellery

Dresden police receive over 500 tip-offs for stolen jewellery

Update: Measles vaccination to become compulsory in Germany

Update: Measles vaccination to become compulsory in Germany

Number of people without a home rises in Germany

Number of people without a home rises in Germany

S-Bahn, trains and buses: Germany to inject an extra €1.2 billion into public transport

S-Bahn, trains and buses: Germany to inject an extra €1.2 billion into public transport

Four German states push for smoking ban in cars with children

Four German states push for smoking ban in cars with children

Easter holiday weather: What can Germany expect?

Easter holiday weather: What can Germany expect?

This is the German youth word of the year for 2020

This is the German youth word of the year for 2020

Merkel plans first face-to-face Covid-19 meeting with state leaders since March

Merkel plans first face-to-face Covid-19 meeting with state leaders since March

Six German words you’ll need to know this summer

Six German words you’ll need to know this summer

Only one in five Germans plans ‘to travel in autumn or winter’

Only one in five Germans plans ‘to travel in autumn or winter’

The 6 German words you need to know for spring

The 6 German words you need to know for spring

Should Germany opt for a coronavirus ‘traffic light warning’ system?

Should Germany opt for a coronavirus ‘traffic light warning’ system?

Coronavirus pandemic: German schools lagging behind on digital learning

Coronavirus pandemic: German schools lagging behind on digital learning

German phrase of the day: Da steppt der Bär

German phrase of the day: Da steppt der Bär

Seven fascinating ways written and spoken German differ
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Seven fascinating ways written and spoken German differ

EXPLAINED: The ultimate A-Z guide of German coronavirus terms

EXPLAINED: The ultimate A-Z guide of German coronavirus terms

More guests allowed at weddings as North Rhine-Westphalia relaxes corona rules

More guests allowed at weddings as North Rhine-Westphalia relaxes corona rules

Coronavirus aid: Germany investigating thousands of suspected fraud cases

Coronavirus aid: Germany investigating thousands of suspected fraud cases

More than half of Germans have no holiday plans this year due to coronavirus

More than half of Germans have no holiday plans this year due to coronavirus

New German coronavirus tracking app gets over seven million downloads

New German coronavirus tracking app gets over seven million downloads

School to ‘return to normal’ for German kids after summer holidays

School to ‘return to normal’ for German kids after summer holidays

11 German words and phrases we’ve learned during the coronavirus outbreak

11 German words and phrases we’ve learned during the coronavirus outbreak

Hair salons in Germany reopen on Monday – but with strict rules

Hair salons in Germany reopen on Monday – but with strict rules

All pupils in Germany ‘should return to school before summer holidays’

All pupils in Germany ‘should return to school before summer holidays’

Germany ranked ‘second safest country in the world’ during coronavirus pandemic

Germany ranked ‘second safest country in the world’ during coronavirus pandemic

Jena becomes first German city to make wearing a face mask mandatory

Jena becomes first German city to make wearing a face mask mandatory

The German vocab you need to understand the coronavirus

The German vocab you need to understand the coronavirus

How are doctors in Germany coping with spread of coronavirus?

How are doctors in Germany coping with spread of coronavirus?