True Friends in English and German Vocabulary – Identical words

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Here you will find words which are the same in German and in English.

This table is not complete. Technical and geographical words are listed only in a very small amount because of clarity.

If you know more words, send them by e-mail.

English German
alphabet Alphabet
altar Altar
angst Angst
anorak Anorak
arm Arm
baby Baby
ball Ball
ballet Ballett
band Band
bank Bank (building)
basketball Basketball
bitter bitter
blind blind
blitzkrieg Blitzkrieg
blond blond
boss Boss
bring bringen
bus Bus
butter Butter
chance Chance
code Code
computer Computer
cousin Cousin
dessert Dessert
doppelganger Doppelgänger
drama Drama
experiment Experiment
extra extra
fair fair
fan Fan
film Film
find finden
finger Finger
firm Firma
fit fit
frost Frost
function Funktion
gas Gas
gesundheit Gesundheit!
gluehwein Glühwein
gold Gold
golf Golf
hammer Hammer
hand Hand
hinterland Hinterland
hotel Hotel
hunger Hunger
ideal ideal
illusion Illusion
instrument Instrument
jeans Jeans
kindergarten, pre-school Kindergarten
kitsch Kitsch
material Material
mental mental
minus minus
modern modern
moment Moment
museum Museum
name Name
nation Nation
nest Nest
orange Orange
pack packen
partner Partner
person Person
pilot Pilot
plus plus
pony Pony
post Post
pudding Pudding
pullover Pullover
radio Radio
rest Rest
ring Ring
rose Rose
rucksack Rucksack
sand Sand
ski Ski
sofa Sofa
spray Spray
stollen Stollen
stress Stress
talent Talent
taxi Taxi
team Team
test Test
text Text
tiger Tiger
toast Toast
toilet Toilette
trainer Trainer
uniform Uniform
vase Vase
video Video
volleyball Volleyball
waldsterben Waldsterben
warm warm
weltanschauung Weltanschauung
wind Wind
winter Winter
wolf Wolf
zebra Zebra

Thanks to Almut, Frank, Jan, Judith and Susanne


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