Germans say what? (Part 1)

German language… the nouns have a gender, there are umlauts and sometimes the language can be very direct.

In German they don’t say light bulb, they say Glühbirne which literally translates to ‘glowing-pear.”

GluehbirneA turtle is called a Schildkröte, which means “shield-toad.”

SchildkroeteA toy is a Spielzeug or “play-thing”…

Spielzeug…a vehicle or Fahrzeug is a “drive-thing”…

Fahrzeug… and a plane is a Flugzeug, which means “fly thing.”

FlugzeugWe hope you’ve enjoyed these literal translations, have a lovely weekend and we will have Part 2 for you next week! 🙂

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