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Tag: vocabulary

  • Word of the Week: Wandervogel

    Long summer days are ahead of us, which means it’s the perfect time to go for a hike! When you wake up on a cloudless Saturday morning, do you have…

  • Word of the Week: Dreikäsehoch

    What do you call a tiny little kid in German? A Dreikäsehoch! Literally translated, this colloquial German word means “three-cheeses-tall,” but has little to do with cheese and instead defines…

  • Word of the Week: Eigenbrötler

    We all know someone who hates teamwork, avoids other people and willingly spends a lot of time alone. You might call someone like this antisocial or introverted. But in German,…