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

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Important nouns

EnglishGermanPronunciation
(Audio)
child Kind
man Mann
woman Frau
family Familie
town / city Stadt
country Land
world Welt
house Haus
car Auto
street / road Straße
shop Geschäft / Laden
door Tür
table Tisch
chair Stuhl
window Fenster
newspaper Zeitung
book Buch
penKugelschreiber
bag Tasche
rucksack Rucksack
happiness Freude
love Liebe
flower Blume
ball Ball
work Arbeit
vacation Urlaub
passport Pass / Ausweis
language Sprache
question Frage
answer Antwort
beginning / start Anfang
end Ende
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