Learning a language can sometimes become a real struggle: grammar, conjugation and structure are all that you can think of and you feel that your head is going to explode. Some languages are harder to learn than others and personally I found German pretty challenging… For all of you guys trying to make German your second language, time to take a break in your studies and discover some fun facts about this unique dialect.
- German and English are both sister languages: many German words are identical to their English counterparts.
- Be careful with some meanings: for example “gift” in German means “poison”, “mist” means “bird droppings”, “rat” means “advice”.
- German has 3 genders for its nouns: masculine (der), feminine (die) and neuter (das).
- Famous for long words:
“Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz” has 63 letters and means “beef labelling regulation and delegation of supervision law”
“Rechtsschutzversicherungsgesellschaften” has 39 letters and means “ legal protection insurance companies” Read more