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Hello! My name is Alisa. Welcome to Top 25 German Adjectives! Let's start!
1. gut "good"
Heute bin ich gut drauf. "Today I am in a good mood."
Die guten alten Zeiten. “The good old days.”
2. neu "new"
So depending on the article the adjective changes in German as well.
Das neue Mädchen in der Klasse. "The new girl in class."
Der neue Hund meiner Nachbarin. “The new dog of my neighbor’s.”
3. erste "first"
Ich war noch nie Fallschirmspringen, also würde ich es sehr gerne ausprobieren und es wäre es mein erstes Mal.
"I have never gone skydiving before, so I would like to try it and it would be my first time."
And that’s exciting.
4. letzte "last"
Ich war das letzte Mal am Meer vor circa einem Jahr.
"The last time I was at the ocean was about one year ago."
5. lecker "tasty"
Ich liebe leckeres Essen. Wer nicht? "I love tasty food. Who doesn't?"
Ich finde scharfes Essen sehr lecker. “I think spicy food is very tasty.”
6. krank "ill"
Ich war letztens zehn Tage krank. "I was ill for ten days (recently),” actually.
7. klein "little"
Ich finde kleine Hunde süß. "I think little dogs are cute."
8. laut "loud"
Das Stadtleben ist laut. "The city life is loud."
Die laute Musik. "The loud music.”
9. groß "big"
Mein Hund ist ziemlich groß. "My dog is pretty big."
10. andere "other"
So it’s singular and plural.
Ich habe lustige Freunde aber auch andere Freunde. "I have funny friends but also other friends."
Wer ist die andere Person? “Who is the other person?”
11. alt "old"
Ich mag alte Schätze. "I like old treasures."
Ich mag alte Omas, die sind sehr süß. "I like old grandmas, they are really cute.”
12. kalt "cold"
Ich mag es überhaupt nicht, wenn es kalt ist. "I don't like it at all when it is cold."
13. müde "tired"
Heute bin ich etwas müde, ich hoffe ihr seht das nicht.
"Today I am a little tired, I hope you don't see it."
14. gut gelaunt "cheerful"
Ich bin meistens gut gelaunt oder versuche, alles gut gelaunt zu sehen.
"Most of the time I am cheerful, and I try to see everything as cheerful."
15. verrückt "crazy"
Ich glaube, einige Leute denken, ich bin verrückt. "I think a lot of people think I am crazy." And I love it!
Ich finde, mit den besten Freunden kannst du immer verrückt sein . "I think with your best friends you can always be crazy.” Those are the best ones!
16. lustig "funny"
Ich finde mich immer sehr lustig, vielleicht andere nicht, aber ich.
"I think I am funny even though maybe other people don't but I think so."
Einer meiner Lieblingslustigen Schauspieler ist Ben Stiller.
"One of the most funniest actors is Ben Stiller.”
17. schön "pretty"
Das schöne Mädchen. "The pretty girl."
Der schöne Sonnenuntergang. "The pretty sunset.”
18. schwierig "difficult"
Ich fand Mathematik immer sehr schwierig. "I always thought maths was very difficult."
19. heiß "hot"
Das Essen ist heiß. "The food is hot." Or you can say also, hot as in “the weather is hot.”
20. wichtig "important"
Ich finde das Wichtigste ist, sich selber treu zu bleiben. "I think the most important thing is to be true to yourself."
21. interessant "interesting"
Ich finde Kunst sehr interessant. "I think art is very interesting."
Es gibt auch viele interessante Personen. "There are a lot of interesting people.
22. super "great "
Das Essen war heute super. "The food was great today."
Eine super Erfahrung war für much, also ich tauchen war in Ägypten. ”One of the greatest experiences for me was to dive in Egypt.”
23. schlecht "bad"
Das schlechte Wetter. "The bad weather." So there’s the E again, depending on the article.
Das schlechte Essen. "The bad food.”
24. langweilig "boring"
Mir ist nie langweilig, ich finde immer etwas. "I am never bored, I always find something to do.” Funny…
25. weit "far"
Ich liebe es, weit weg zu reisen. "I love to travel to far away places."
Die Strecke von meinem Haus zur Arbeit ist weit . "The way from my house to work is far.”
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GermanPod101.com
Tuesday at 6:30 pm
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Which phrase do you like the most?

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Thursday at 8:20 am
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Hallo bärin,


Thank you for a good question.

In this case it is past continuous. The English equivalent

would be "was scuba-diving". It's called "Verlaufsform" in German.


If you have any further questions, please let us know.


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Reinhard

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bärin
Tuesday at 1:56 am
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Hallo, gut geguckt! Ich habe eine Frage, warum sagt man so 'tauchen war' in diesem Satz? "Eine super Erfahrung war für mich, als ich tauchen war in Ägypten." Ich glaube, Partizip II von tauchen ist getaucht, deswegen muss man sagen, "als ich getaucht war', oder?🤔

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Hello Shimin,


Thank you very much for your comment! ?

In German the word "neue" can have three different usage cases. In the phrase "Das neue Mädchen" it is used as an Adjective and therefore it needs to be "neue". If for example we way "Es gibt etwas Neues zu verkünden" (there is something new to announce), the word "Neues" becomes a noun. It really depends on the usage case.


I hope this helps! Please let us know if you have any questions.


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Albert

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Shimin
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Hallo! Ich habe enie Frage: Warum ist nicht "Das neues Mädchen"?