Body Parts in German

We often don't realize it but being able to talk about and name parts of your body in a language like German is surprisingly important in everyday life. To help you with that, below we have put together a list of important body parts in German. For more vocabularies like that, take a look at our learning resources for German at the end of the page.

Important Body Parts in German

head in German(der) Kopf (die Köpfe)
arm in German(der) Arm (die Arme)
hand in German(die) Hand (die Hände)
leg in German(das) Bein (die Beine)
knee in German(das) Knie (die Knie)
foot in German(der) Fuß (die Füße)
belly in German(der) Bauch (die Bäuche)
shoulder in German(die) Schulter (die Schultern)
neck in German(der) Hals (die Hälse)
bottom in German(das) Gesäß (die Gesäße)
back in German(der) Rücken (die Rücken)
finger in German(der) Finger (die Finger)
toe in German(die) Zehe (die Zehen)

Parts of the Head in German

nose in German(die) Nase (die Nasen)
eye in German(das) Auge (die Augen)
ear in German(das) Ohr (die Ohren)
mouth in German(der) Mund (die Münder)
lip in German(die) Lippe (die Lippen)
hair in German(das) Haar (die Haare)
beard in German(der) Bart (die Bärte)
cheek in German(die) Wange (die Wangen)
chin in German(das) Kinn (die Kinne)
tongue in German(die) Zunge (die Zungen)

Organs in German

heart in German(das) Herz (die Herzen)
lung in German(die) Lunge (die Lungen)
liver in German(die) Leber (die Lebern)
kidney in German(die) Niere (die Nieren)
vein in German(die) Vene (die Venen)
artery in German(die) Arterie (die Arterien)
stomach in German(der) Magen (die Mägen)
intestine in German(der) Darm (die Därme)
bladder in German(die) Blase (die Blasen)
brain in German(das) Gehirn (die Gehirne)
nerve in German(der) Nerv (die Nerven)
pancreas in German(die) Bauchspeicheldrüse (die Bauchspeicheldrüsen)
gall bladder in German(die) Gallenblase (die Gallenblasen)

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