10 German words with simply hilarious literal translations

10 German words with simply hilarious literal translations

When you literally translate German words into English, you often get some pretty funny results. Can you guess what these ten direct translations really mean?

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The new German words that perfectly describe the coronavirus pandemic

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Nine things Germans have way too many words for

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10 English words you didn’t know we pinched from German

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8 German words that are impossible to translate into English

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Seven English words Germans get hilariously wrong

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Ten words that sound prettier in German than in English

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10 German words that strike fear into the hearts of language learners

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The times when learning German has made me feel like a real geek

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These are the very longest words in the German language

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The one German word English speakers need this winter

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12 signs you’ve mastered the German language

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Ten English words only Germans use

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‘GroKo’ named German word of the year

New Duden dictionary adds 5,000 words

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