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German Animals Fruits Vegetables Food

Learn the German Animals, Fruits, Vegetables, Foods and Drinks. Here you will learn the German names for animals, fruits, vegetables, foods and drinks. Lesson provided by edvog.com

Animals in German

Below you will learn the names of animals in the German language. The pronunciation tips are on the third column.

English - German (Pronunciation)
ant - die Ameise (dee Amighzay)
bat - die Fledermaus (dee Flayder-maoos)
bear - der Bär (dare Bay-ar)
bee - die Biene (dee Bee-nay)
bird - der Vogel (dare fogal)
bull - der Stier (dare Shtee-ar)
butterfly - der Schmetterling (dare Schmetterling)
calf - das Kalb (das Kalb)
cat - die Katze (dee Katzay)
chicken - das Huhn (das Hoon)
chimpanzee - der Schimpanse (dare Shimpanzay)
cow - die Kuh (dee Koo)
crocodile - das Krokodil (das Krokodil)
deer - der Hirsch (dare Heersh)
dog - der Hund (dare Hoont)
donkey - der Esel (dare eeh-zel)
duck - die Ente (dee Entar)
eagle - der Adler (dare Adler)
fly - die Fliege (dee Fleekay)
fox - der Fuchs (dare Foochs)
frog - der Frosch (dare Frosh)
giraffe - die Giraffe (dee keeraffay)
goat - die Ziege (dee tseekay)
goose - die Gans (dee Gants)
gorilla - der Gorilla (dare Gorilla)
horse - das Pferd (das Pfet)
kitten - das Kätzchen (das Katsee-en)
lion - der Löwe (dare Loo-veh)
mosquito - die Mücke (dee Mew-kay)
mouse - die Maus (dee Maoos)
parrot - der Papagei (dare Papagahee)
penguin - der Pinguin (dare Peen-goo-een)
pig - das Schwein (das Shvaeen)
rabbit - der Hase (dare Ha-zay)
rooster - der Hahn (dare Hah-an)
scorpion - der Skorpion (dare Skor-pee-on)
sheep - das Schaf (das Shaf)
snake - die Schlange (dee Shlan-kay)
spider - die Spinne (dee Shpeen-ne)
squirrel - das Eichhörnchen (das igh-hoern-hen)
tiger - der Tiger (dare Tigar)
turkey - der Truthahn (dare Truth-han)
turtle - die Schildkröte (dee Shielt-krer-tay)
weasel - das Wiesel (das vee-zal)
whale - der Wal (dare Val)
wolf - der Wolf (dare Vohlf)
zebra - das Zebra (das Tsee-bra)

Fruits and Vegetables in German

Improve your German vocabulary with fruits and vegetables names. Here you will find pronunciation tips, common words and phrases, examples and other useful resources that will make the learning process fun and easy.

Fruits in German

In the list below we provide English to German translations for some of the most common fruits, the pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English - German (Pronunciation)
apple - der Apfel (dare Apfel)
apricot - die Aprikose (dee Aprikozay)
banana - die Banane (dee Ba-nah-nay)
cherry - die Kirsche (dee Keershay)
grape - die Traube (dee Traoo-bay)
lemon - die Zitrone (dee Tsee-tro-nay)
lime - die Limone (dee Lee-mo-nay)
olive - die Olive (dee Olee-vay)
orange - die Orange (dee Oranjay)
peach - der Pfirsisch (dare Pfeer-zeesh)
pear - die Birne (dee Beer-nay)
pineapple - die Ananas (dee Ahna-nas)
pumpkin - der Kürbis (dare Kiewr-bees)
raspberry - die Himbeere (dee Him-bay-rar)
strawberry - die Erdbeere (dee Erd-bay-rar)

Vegetables in German

In the list below we provide English to German translations for some of the most common vegetables, the pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English - German (Pronunciation)
bean - die Bohne (dee Bo-nay)
cabbage - der Kohl (dare Cool)
carrot - die Karotte (Ka-rot-tar)
cauliflower - der Blumenkohl (dare Bloo-men-cool)
corn - der Mais (dare Maeez)
cucumber - die Gurke (dee Goor-kay)
green beans - die grünen Bohnen (dee griewnen Bo-nay)
lettuce - der Salat (dare Zalat)
onion - die Zwiebel (die Tsveebal)
pea - die Erbse (dee Erbzay)
potato - die Kartoffel (dee Kartoffal)
radish - der Rettich (dare Rettikh)
tomato - die Tomate (dee Tomah-tar)

Food in German

In the list below we provide English to German translations for some of the most common foods, the pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English - German (Pronunciation)
bacon - der Speck (dare Shpayk)
barbecue - der Grill (dare Grill)
beef - das Rindfleisch (das Reend-flighsh)
bread - das Brot (das Brot)
butter - die Butter (dee Bootter)
cake - der Kuchen (dare Koo-hen)
cheese - der Käse (dare Kay-zay)
chicken - das Huhn (das Hoon)
chocolate - die Schokolade (dee Sho-ko-lah-day)
crab - der Krebs (dare Kraybs)
duck - die Ente (dee Entar)
egg - das Ei (das Ahee)
fish - der Fisch (der Fisch)
goose - die Gans (dee Gans)
ham - der Schinken (dare Shin-ken)
honey - der Honig (dare Honihk)
ice cream - das Eis (das ighs)
jam - die Marmelade (dee Mar-may-lada)
lamb - das Lammfleisch (das Lamm-flighsh)
meat - das Fleisch (das flighsh)
menu - die Speisekarte (dee Shpighza-kahrtay)
pie - die Torte (dee Tortay)
pork - das Schweinefleisch (das Shvighnar-flighsh)
poultry - das Geflügel (das Gayfliew-garl)
rice - der Reis (dare Righs)
roast - der Braten (dare Bratarn)
salad - der Salat (dare Zalat)
sausage - die Wurst (dee voorst)
seafood - die Meeresfrüchte (dee Me-ras-friew-tay)
soup - die Suppe (dee Zoo-pay)
steak - das Steak (das Shteak)
sugar - der Zucker (dare tsoocker)
turkey - der Truthahn (dare Troot-han)
veal - das Kalbfleisch (das Kalb-flighsh)

Drinks in German

In the list below we provide English to German translations for some of the most common drinks, the pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English - German (Pronunciation)
alcohol - der Alkohol (dare al-ko-hol)
beer - das Bier (das bighr)
coffee - der Kaffee (dare Kaffee)
juice - der Saft (dare zaft)
milk - die Milch (dee milhk)
soft drink - die Limonade (dee Leemonadar)
tea - der Tee (dare Tee)
water - das Wasser (das Vasser)
wine - der Wein (dare vighn)
decaf coffee - koffeinfreien Kaffee (koffighn-frigheen Kaffee)
hot chocolate - heiß Schokolade (highs Sho-ko-lah-day)
non-alcoholic - alkoholfrei (al-ko-hol-frigh)
red wine - Rotwein (rot-vighn)
white wine - Weißwein (vighs-vighn)

Food and Drink: Related German Words

If you want to go out to eat or to cook a meal in a place where you need to speak German, the food and beverages vocabulary learned until now may not be enough, this is why we have put together a list of words that may come in handy in conversations related to foods and beverages. The pronunciation tips are found on the third column.

English - German (Pronunciation)
baked - gebacken (gabaken)
breakfast - das Frühstück (das Frew-shtew-hak)
boiled - gekocht (gakokht)
bottle - die Flasche (dee Flashay)
Check please! - Zahlen bitte! ( Tsa-len bih-tay)
cold - kalt (kalt)
dinner - das Abendessen (das Abendessen)
dishes - das Geschirr (das Gai-sheer)
fork - die Gabel (dee Gah-bel)
fried - frittiert (free-tee-ert)
glass - das Glas (das Glahss)
home made - hausgemacht (haoos-ga-makt)
hot - heiß (highss)
ice - das Eis (das ighs)
knife - das Messer (das Messer)
lunch - das Mittagessen (das Mit-tak-essen)
mustard - der Senf (dare Zenf)
napkin - die Serviette (dee Zer-vee-etay)
oil - das Öl (das erl)
pepper - der Pfeffer (dare Pfeffer)
plate - der Teller (dare Teller)
salt - das Salz (das Zalts)
smoked - geräuchert (ga-roeeh-hert)
spicy - scharf (sharf)
spoon - der Löffel (dare Lerffel)
steamed - gedämpft (gadaympft)
table - der Tisch (dare Teesh)
taste - der Geschmack (dare Ga-shmack)
tasty - lecker (lecker)
vinegar - der Essig (dare Essik)
waiter - der Kellner (dare Kellner)
waitress - die Kellnerin (dee Kellnerin)
to pay - zahlen / bezahlen (tsah-len / bee-tsah-len)

Important! Because some German sounds are not found in English we have tried to come up with something that sounds similar, for this reason the pronunciation tips from above are simply informational and does not offer any guarantee.

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