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Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 13 Jul 2019, 8:15am
by Audax67
Debs wrote:
nez wrote:Goodness knows how Austrians get off the motorway.


Sie fahren, fahren, fahren auf der Autobahn! :D


Jede Frau die
Fährt mit Audi

Hmm...

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 13 Jul 2019, 9:31am
by brynpoeth
'Curmudgeon' is one of my favourite English words, what would be the German equivalent?

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 13 Jul 2019, 11:08am
by nez
Audax67 wrote:It's nice to be a Preuß
But it's higher to be a Bayer.

Said in the right regional German accent Preuß really does rhyme with nice. The way house does in certain circles.


Tyrol pronunciation of Preuß. They really don’t like them, do they?

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 13 Jul 2019, 11:12am
by brynpoeth
'Proys' is about how to pronounce it
Bayern has a sort of semi-detached relationship with the RoG, rest of Germany, +1?

'Fahrtwind' is a useful German word, is there an English equivalent?

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 13 Jul 2019, 7:28pm
by mercalia
brynpoeth wrote:'Proys' is about how to pronounce it
Bayern has a sort of semi-detached relationship with the RoG, rest of Germany, +1?

'Fahrtwind' is a useful German word, is there an English equivalent?


is it what I think it is? :wink: fart-wind?

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 13 Jul 2019, 9:08pm
by brynpoeth
mercalia wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:'Proys' is about how to pronounce it
Bayern has a sort of semi-detached relationship with the RoG, rest of Germany, +1?

'Fahrtwind' is a useful German word, is there an English equivalent?


is it what I think it is? :wink: fart-wind?

Sorry, meant to explain, it denotes the breeze one creates by tootling along

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 5 Aug 2019, 7:01pm
by brynpoeth
Staatsfunkzwangsabgabe

Compulsory contribution to state broadcaster

€17.50 a month for each household :?

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 5 Aug 2019, 8:51pm
by nez
Nice one

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 6 Aug 2019, 7:53am
by tony_mm
Audax67 wrote:
Jede Frau die
Fährt mit Audi

Hmm...


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Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 8 Dec 2019, 9:12am
by brynpoeth
Wackeldackel
Nodding dog for the parcel shelf [Hutablage, hat shelf] in a car

Wackelkontakt
Dodgy electrical join, often found with cycle lights

Wackelkandidat
Dodgy politician

Wackeldackelbefestigungsanlagesicherungssechskantschluessel
Allen key to fasten holder for nodding dog
(Just dreamed that one up :wink:)

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 8 Dec 2019, 12:12pm
by mercalia
brynpoeth wrote:Wackeldackel
Nodding dog for the parcel shelf [Hutablage, hat shelf] in a car

Wackelkontakt
Dodgy electrical join, often found with cycle lights

Wackelkandidat
Dodgy politician

Wackeldackelbefestigungsanlagesicherungssechskantschluessel
Allen key to fasten holder for nodding dog
(Just dreamed that one up :wink:)



who says the Germans dont have a sense of humour :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: with words like those. Maybe they are so exhausted by them they dont have any energy left for real jokes

Re: what is the longest German word?

Posted: 3 Jan 2020, 8:33pm
by brynpoeth
Seereederei
A nice word with lots of 'e's, means "sea shipping firm"
Hochseeschifffahrt, high-sea shipping
Dampfschifffahrt
Steam ship transport, note the three fffs!
..
Menschenaffen
Human apes, our nearest relatives
There was a big fire at a zoo in Krefeld, many Menschenaffen perished :(
The fire was apparently caused by chinese lanterns which should be banned (they are banned)