German Nouns

Welcome to the third German lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in German to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
Kartoffeln
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
Tomaten
onions
onions Audio
Zwiebeln
carrots
carrots Audio
Karotten
fruits
fruits Audio
Obst
apples
apples Audio
Äpfel
bananas
bananas Audio
Bananen
oranges
oranges Audio
Orangen

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
German
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
Haben Sie Milch? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
Ich habe Milch und Kaffee Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
Er hat drei Äpfel Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
Sie hat nur einen Apfel Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
Wir wohnen in einem kleinen Haus Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
Ich mag unser Frühstück Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
Brot
milk
milk Audio
Milch
butter
butter Audio
Butter
cheese
cheese Audio
Käse
coffee
coffee Audio
Kaffee
sandwich
sandwich Audio
Sandwich
meat
meat Audio
Fleisch
chicken
chicken Audio
Huhn
fish
fish Audio
Fisch
breakfast
breakfast Audio
Frühstück
lunch
lunch Audio
Mittagessen
dinner
dinner Audio
Abendessen

Conversation in German

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
German
Do you speak (English/ German)?
Sprechen Sie (Englisch / Deutsch)? Audio
Just a little
Ein wenig Audio
I like German
Ich mag Deutsch Audio
Can I practice with you?
Kann ich mit Ihnen üben? Audio
How old are you?
Wie alt sind Sie? Audio
I'm thirty three years old
Ich bin dreiundreißig Jahre alt. Audio
It was nice talking to you
War nett mit Ihnen zu plaudern. Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in German. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

German Adjectives   German Adjectives

German Plural   German Plural



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