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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