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

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

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

Body Parts in German

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