Basic German Nouns

Basic German Nouns 2017-03-20T16:45:31+00:00

Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the German nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning German“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

Previous lesson: Basic German verbs

Important nouns

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
child
das Kind
man
der Mann
woman
die Frau
family
die Familie
town / city
die Stadt
country
das Land
world
die Welt
house
das Haus
car
das Auto
street / road
die Straße
shop
das Geschäft
der Laden

door
die Tür
table
der Tisch
chair
der Stuhl
window
das Fenster
newspaper
die Zeitung
book
das Buch
pen
der Kugelschreiber
bag
die Tasche
rucksack
der Rucksack
happiness
die Freude
love
die Liebe
flower
die Blume
ball
der Ball
work
die Arbeit
vacation
der Urlaub
passport
der Pass
der Ausweis

language
die Sprache
question
die Frage
answer
die Antwort
beginning / start
der Anfang
end
das Ende

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