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Talking About Cats In German Posted by on May 24, 2021


Guten Tag! Are you a Katzenliebhaber (cat lover)? If so, this post about cats is for you! Last summer, a TikTok video showing a man calling cats in different languages went viral. The video shows Dennis, or g.catt.eng as he is called on TikTok, trying to get various cats’ attention with different languages. None of…

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The German Diminutive Posted by on Dec 12, 2018

Guten Tag! Today I’m going to tell you about diminutives in German. Diminutives are words that are altered to express a smaller, younger or ‘cuter’ version of themselves. An example of an English diminutive is the word droplet, from the word drop, and the word booklet, from the word book. In English, words often become…

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