Question Words in German

Being able to ask questions in German is a key part of learning the language. The list below gives you an overview over the most important German question words and phrases so you can jump-start that part of your language learning. For even more words and examples, take a look at our learning resources for German at the end of the page.
Basic German Question Words
Other German Question Words

Basic German Question Words

who in Germanwer
where in Germanwo
what in Germanwas
why in Germanwarum
how in Germanwie
which in Germanwelches
when in Germanwann

Other German Question Words

how many? in Germanwie viele?
How much is this? in GermanWie viel kostet das?
Where is the toilet? in GermanWo ist das WC?
What's your name? in GermanWie heißt du?
Do you love me? in GermanLiebst du mich?
How are you? in GermanWie geht es dir?
Can you help me? in GermanKönnen Sie mir helfen?

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German Vocabulary Books

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Learn German - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated German word frequency list with 2000 of the most common German words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
German Vocabulary Book

German Vocabulary Book

This German vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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On our partner platform Flashcardo you can find German flashcards to practice online for free ordered by topics and frequency of use, similar to our two vocabulary books above.

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With this downloadable product you get all German flashcards available on in various formats for you to use. In detail you get 1 EPUB ebook, 2 PDF vocabulary lists and 8 printable flashcard PDFs.

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