German is a language which most of the people try to learn. After English, the German language is mostly used by the people. It is among ten languages which people prefer to learn and speak. German language is very similar to English language and can be learned easily. If one knows this language, a lot of opportunities gets open in the market. German is a place which is full of innovators and academicians. People can go and learn many things of their interest. German is also a place for global marketers and leaders. It is a place in the world where one should go and explore. Germans are present everywhere as they are voracious travellers. If one wants to enter into tourist industry then knowing the German language can be of great use.
This article will show 21 German words and Phrases that one should know.
Schonen Feierabend :-
In English, this phase means Have a nice evening. When a person has come into some discussion and is now leaving then this phrase can be used. Also as Germans like to party a lot, they say this phrases when they are leaving from their work and are going.
Keine Sorge/ Kein Proble/ Nicht zu Danken
These phrases are used when a person wants to say you are welcome or no problem. It is very common that after helping someone applaud is received in return. People used to respond to applaud by using a phrase like you are welcome or no problem.
Es tut mir leid
This means I am sorry. If someone makes any mistake and is feeling guilty can the person can say Es tut mir leid in order to apologise for the mistake done.
Sie / er
This means she/ he. This can be used to refer people. He/ She are the common words and are frequently used. These are the words one must know in order to communicate.
Schon, dich kennen zu Lernen
The meaning of this phrase in English is pleased to meet you. This can be used to praise someone when the person has met them the first time. This is also used when it feels good after taking with someone, or someone guided.
Haben Sie vegetarisches Essen?
If a person wants to have vegetarian food in a restaurant or at any place he can use this phrase. This phrase means Do you have a vegetarian food.
Wo ist die Toilette?
If a person wants to go to the washroom and does not have the idea where it is then he can ask by saying Wo ist die toilette. This means where the bathroom is.
Zum Bahnhof Bitte.
This means to the airport, please. This will help in assisting the driver to know where you want to go.
Ich verstehe nicht
I do not understand the mean of this phrase. When the person is not able to understand what the other person is saying the German language than on can use this phrase. This Phrase is useful for many people who do not know German language and who are new in the country.
This word means help. It can be used when a person is in trouble and wants the help of someone to get out of it. Many times it may happen that when a person visits the new place, he is not aware of the things. It may happen that he might face difficulty in many places. So it is very necessary that a person is aware of how help is pronounced in the German language.
This means to get well soon. When the person is not well, many times, people use this phrase to say them that they should take medicine on time and take proper rest.
J- das habe ich auf dem Schrim
Yes- I am working on it. This is the way to assure someone that the work assigned will be completed on time.
Konnen Si emir Bitte eine Mail schreben
This phrase means “Can you send me an email”. For getting important information from someone, a person can request to send the email.
Ein Glas wasser, Bitte
For having a glass of water when a person is feeling thirsty, this phrase can be used. This phrase means “A glass of water, please”.
Einen Tisch fur [ zwei/ drei/vier], bitte
When a person goes into a restaurant and wants to ask for a place to sit or to reserve a table this phrase can be of very much use. It means that A table for [two/ three/ four], please
Woher kommst du?
When a person is having a conversation and wants to know from where he is, this phrase can be used. The meaning of the phrase is “Where are you from”. This is an informal way of asking. When the person is having a formal conversation and wants to ask, then he may say Woher kommen Sie.
Ich komme aus..
To respond to the question that from where the person belongs to this phrase is used. It means “I am fro..”.
Sprichst du englisch?
This phrase means Do you speak English. This can helpful to know that which language the person knows.
Wie viel kostet das?
This used to ask the price of a product or a vegetable from the person. The meaning is “how much is that?”
Um wieviel Uhr [offnet/ schliebt] das Geschaft?
This means what time does the shop [open/ close].
Kann ich bitte die [ Speisekarte/ Weinkarte] sehen?
In order to ask for a menu card or a wine list, this phrase is used. It means Can I see the [menu/ wine list], please.
The above-mentioned words and phrase are very commonly used when a person visits Germany or is assisting a German person. If a person knows the above-mentioned phrases and words, it becomes very easy to communicate, and one can express what is needed.