German Wedding VocabularyWord List & Pronunciation

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26.11.2023"

A wedding is a beautiful celebration of love and unity, and knowing some German wedding vocabulary can add a special touch to your language skills. In this blog post, we'll provide you with multiple lists of very useful German words related to weddings.

Wedding Ceremony Vocabulary

Let's start with some vocabulary related to the wedding ceremony:

die Hochzeit
wedding
der Bräutigam
groom
die Braut
bride
der Ring
ring
das Eheversprechen
vows
der Altar
altar
die Blumen
flowers
der Priester
priest
die Kirche
church
das Brautkleid
wedding dress
der Anzug
suit
die Gäste
guests

Wedding Reception Vocabulary

Next, let's explore some vocabulary related to the wedding reception:

die Feier
celebration
die Hochzeitstorte
wedding cake
der Champagner
champagne
das Buffet
buffet
der Toast
toast
die Musik
music
der DJ
DJ
der Tanz
dance
das Brautpaar
bridal couple
die Hochzeitsspiele
wedding games
das Geschenk
gift
die Dankeskarte
thank-you card

Wedding Traditions Vocabulary

Now, let's learn some vocabulary related to wedding traditions:

der Junggesellenabschied
bachelor/bachelorette party
die Trauzeugen
witnesses/best man/maid of honor
das Brautentführung
bride kidnapping
das Reiswerfen
rice throwing
das Brautstraußwerfen
bridal bouquet toss
der Schleier
veil
die Hochzeitstorte anschneiden
cutting the wedding cake
die Hochzeitstanz
first dance
der Hochzeitstag
anniversary
die Flitterwochen
honeymoon
die Hochzeitseinladungen
wedding invitations
der Polterabend
pre-wedding party with breaking dishes

Wedding Conversation Vocabulary

Lastly, let's explore some words and phrases that can help you talk about weddings in conversations:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zur Hochzeit!

Congratulations on your wedding!
Alles Gute für eure Zukunft!

All the best for your future!
Ich freue mich auf die Hochzeit!

I am looking forward to the wedding!
Die Hochzeit war wunderschön.

The wedding was beautiful.
Es war eine tolle Feier!

It was a great celebration!
Der Hochzeitstanz war sehr romantisch.

The first dance was very romantic.
Die Braut sah bezaubernd aus.

The bride looked enchanting.
Es war eine emotionale Zeremonie.

It was an emotional ceremony.
Das Brautpaar strahlte vor Glück.

The bridal couple radiated happiness.
Die Hochzeitstorte war köstlich.

The wedding cake was delicious.
Es war ein unvergesslicher Tag.

It was an unforgettable day.
Danke für die Einladung zur Hochzeit.

Thank you for the wedding invitation.

A wedding is a joyful event filled with love and happiness. We hope this vocabulary helps you understand and enjoy German wedding traditions and celebrations!


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