German Question Words

Being able to ask questions is a key part of learning a new 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.

EnglishGerman
whower
wherewo
whatwas
whywarum
howwie
whichwelches
whenwann
how much?wie viel?
how many?wie viele?
Where is the toilet?Wo ist das WC?
What's your name?Wie heißt du?
Can you help me?Können Sie mir helfen?
Do you love me?Liebst du mich?
How much is this?Wie viel kostet das?
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German Vocabulary Books

Learn German - Quick / Easy / Efficient

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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German Quizlet Flashcards

These German flashcard sets contain 1300 of the most important German vocabularies sorted by topic. Each set represents one topic which allows you to dive deeper into areas depending on your priorities and interests.

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