Learning the words for various body parts can be very useful when you're at the doctor
or even just want to describe your loved ones face.
Body Parts & Limbs
Knowing the most important body parts in German can be very useful in many situations.
These words can help you explain health issues to a doctor, or give someone more detailed
instructions when you are injured.
Let's have a look at words for the upper body first:
die Hände (pl.)
And now at some vocab for the lower body:
die Beine (pl.)
But even if it's less serious than that, those words can come in pretty handy.
For example, in situations where you just want to describe a person's physical
features or tell a friend your honest opinion while you're clothes shopping.
Face & Head Vocabulary
Now let's have a look at German vocabulary for
facial features: eye(s), mouth, nose and ear(s).
die Augen (pl.)
die Haare (pl.)
die Zähne (pl.)
Examples of useful German vocabulary for facial features include die Nase (nose), die Stirn (forehead), die Augenbrauen (eyebrows), die Augen (eyes), die Wangen (cheeks),
der Mund (mouth), and die Lippen (lips).
die Wimpern (pl.)
die Augenringe (pl.)
dark circles (under the eyes)
die Augenbrauen (pl.)
Additionally, knowing the German verbs tightly related to facial expressions,
such as lächeln (smile), lachen (laugh), schauen (look), and weinen (cry), can be helpful in communicating with German speakers.
Hands & Fingers
die Finger (pl.)
back of the hand
Well, apart from medical contexts & palm reading, knowing German vocabulary for words like
"hand" or "finger" can also be useful in many other contexts, such as in the arts, when discussing crafts,
when talking about sports, or when describing everyday objects and activities.
index finger (pointer)
der kleine Finger
Knowing the German words for these items can help to add nuance and detail to conversations and descriptions.
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