German Sayings: Where Pork and Language Come Together. As mentioned, pigs get a bad rap in English. They’re associated with smelliness, untidiness and greed. They’re used as an insult for those who eat too much and men who behave like chauvinists. Even after “Charlotte’s Web” and “Babe,” they’re still the least respected animal on the farm.
Hyde Flippo taught the German language for 28 years at high school and college levels and published several books on the German language and culture. Updated September 27, 2018 Ein Sprichwort, a saying or a proverb, can be a fun way to learn and remember new vocabulary in German .
12 German Proverbs Translated Literally Into English. Remember: “Only the hard come in the garden”.
21 Inspiring German Proverbs for German Learners. 1. Aller Anfang ist schwer. Literal translation: “All beginnings are hard.” No matter what you are undertaking in life, whether it’s learning a new language, embarking on a career or working on a project, if you start something from scratch, you …
Am vielen Lachen erkennt man den Narren. English equivalent: A fool is ever laughing.
While German might not have a reputation for being the most creative of languages, Germans still have a wealth of funny sayings to draw on. The Local has put together a list of common ones to help
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“Ich kriege so eine Krawatte” This is one of those funny German sayings that really doesn’t make …
Bald reif hält nicht steif. English equivalent: – Early ripe, early rotten. – Precocious talent or …
Funny German Phrases That are Sure to Crack You Up Here is a list of funny phrases and sayings in German along with their meanings in English. Be careful with the meaning unless you want to end up as John F. Kennedy who, while trying his hands (or should it be tongue?) at German, ended up saying “I am a donut” while actually trying to say “I am