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Frohes Chanukka! — German Hanukkah vocabulary

Saturday marked the start of Hanukkah, an annual Jewish festival commemorating the building of the second temple in Jerusalem. In today’s post we’ll look at some common and important German Hanukkah vocabulary. We’ve moved. You’ll find the full article here: http://marathonsprachen.com/frohes-chanukka-german-hanukkah-vocabulary/ 

Knowing in German — wissen vs. kennen

One of the things that has made English such a powerful language is it’s simplicity. Many words carry numerous meanings, which allows English speakers to convey numerous ideas with very few words. German on the other hand goes for precision and a broader vocabulary is demanded. If we look at the English verb “to know” […]