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English to German: Learn Random Words and Phrases in German

This page is a lot of fun. All the random German words and phrases that don't currently fit into any of the other categories get listed here. And believe me, some of them are very random - but that's why they can be such a great learning resource, because they aren't the types of phrases you'll find in your traditional German textbooks or classrooms.

Among the various phrases, you'll find the English to German translations for sentences like I am a hungry hungry hippo, I am not an airport, and I have ten potatoes in my pants. There's also some more useful sentences like What is the weather? and I need more beer! Now!

Other than the list of random English to German translations, you'll find a comment section where you can talk with other people who are also learning the German language, plus some helpful German learning resources from There's also some German-themed articles, a web poll, and some German language trivia.

Do you know German? You can help this page grow! Near the bottom of the page is a submit form where you can send in more random English to German translations. All submissions will be added to the site during a future update. Don't know German, but know a different language? That's fine too! You can use the submit form to submit translations in any language. We'll make sure they get added to the proper pages.

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English to German Random Words and Phrases:

Whether you are taking online German classes, doing distance learning German, or studying German abroad in Europe, our English to German dictionary is always being updated with new random German translations which makes it an excellent supplement for those trying to learn how to speak German.

View this list of random German words with translations from: German to English or English to German

(Words in bold added during the last update.)

Father - Vater

I am a hungry hungry hippo - Ich bin ein hungrig hungrig Nilpferd
I am not an airport - Ich bin kein Flughafen
I have a nose! - Ich habe eine Nase!
I have ten potatoes in my pants - Ich habe zehn Kartoffeln in meiner Hose
I hold you like my own blood - Du bist mir so wichtig wie mein eigenes Blut
I love you - Ich liebe dich
I need more beer! Now! - Ich brauche mehr Bier! Jetzt!

Merry Christmas - Frohe Weihnachten
Mother - Mutter
My mom is nice - Meine Mutter ist nett
My spoon is too big - Mein Löffel ist zu groß

What do we need? - Was brauchen wir?
What is the weather? - Wie ist das Wetter?
What is this world coming to? - Wohin wird das noch führen?
Why are you eating the table? - Warum frisst du den Tisch?

You are dead - Du bist tot
You are the most beautiful girl of all - Du bist das schönste Mädchen von allen

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German Greetings: Learn how to say German greetings and goodbyes.

The Fine Print

I don't speak German myself, so there could be mistakes in the translations. Most of what is here is user-submitted, but I do try to check for accuracy and make corrections as I can. Thanks for your understanding.

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