Although these special days in German aren't necessarily common German words (depending on the time of year of course!), I believe they are still important words and should be learned during a basic German lesson.
Heiliger Abend - Christmas Eve
Erster Weihnachtsfeiertag - Christmas Day
Zweiter Weihnachtsfeiertag - Boxing Day
das Silvester - New Year's Eve
das Neujahr - New Year's Day
der Valentinstag - Valentine's Day
der Faschingsdienstag - Shrove Tuesday
der Aschermittwoch - Ash Wednesday
der Karfreitag - Good Friday
der Ostersonntag - Easter Sunday
der Ostermontag - Easter Monday
(By the way please go to my German phrases lessons if you require ready-made sentences for use at Christmas, Easter, New Year as well as on Valentine's Day - perfect for cards, emails or even - if you are brave enough - a quick call!)
You will now find listed below the names of several family members in German.
die Mutter - Mother
die Ehefrau - Wife
die Großmutter - Grandmother
die Tochter - Daughter
die Enkeltochter - Granddaughter
die Tante - Aunt
die Nichte - Niece
der Vater - Father
der Ehemann - Husband
der Sohn - Son
Großvater - Grandfather
der Enkelsohn - Grandson
der Onkel - Uncle
der Neffe - Nephew
das Kind - Child
das Enkelkind - Grandchild
die Eltern - Parents
die Großeltern - Grandparents
Now you have completed your Common German Words lesson I recommend you continue to my German Phrases Lesson. lesson.
Here you will build upon what you have learned in this lesson. Some sections you will fly through and others may take a little longer. My German phrases lesson is very comprehensive though, so please don't expect to finish it as quickly as you might have this lesson.
If you would rather stick to German words, why not take a look at some German colors, German animals or even take a look at some German loanwords and be pleasantly surprised at which German words you already know without realising!
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