Friendly allies (perfect cognates) – German (Deutsch) and English

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Friendly allies (perfect cognates) - German (Deutsch) and English

In this post, we discussed some Friendly allies (perfect cognates) in German (Deutsch) and English. The following words are spelled the same way and have the same meaning in German and in English. The only differences are the pronunciation, as shown in parentheses, as well as the fact that in German, nouns are always capitalized.

In addition, German nouns have one of three genders, as seen on this list by the words der (masculine), die (feminine), and das (neuter) in front of each noun. In a few instances, the German and English pronunciation of the word is the same, so you’ll see the English word in the pronunciation (followed by the notation “as in English.”)

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Friendly allies (perfect cognates) – German (Deutsch) and English

✓ der Arm (dêr ârm)
✓ der Bandit (dêr bân-deet)
✓ die Bank (dee bânk)
✓ die Basis (dee bah-zis)
✓ blind (blint)
✓ die Butter (dee boot-er)
✓ digital (di-gi-tâl)
✓ elegant (êl-ê-gânt)
✓ die Emotion (dee ê-moh-tseeohn)
✓ emotional (ê-moh-tsee-oh-nahl)
✓ der Finger (dêr fing-er)
✓ die Hand (dee hânt)
✓ das Hotel (dâs hotel [as in English])
✓ die Inspiration (dee in-spi-râtsee-ohn)
✓ international (in-ter-nâ-tseeoh-nahl)
✓ irrational (ir-râ-tsee-oh-nahl)
✓ legal (ley-gahl)
✓ liberal (lee-bêr-ahl)
✓ der Mast (dêr mast)
✓ die Mine (dee meen-e)
✓ modern (moh-dêrn)
✓ der Moment (dêr moh-mênt)
✓ die Motivation (dee moh-tivâ-tsee-ohn)
✓ das Museum (dâs mooh-zeyoohm)
✓ der Name (dêr nah-me)
✓ die Nation (dee nâ-tsee-ohn)
✓ normal (nor-mahl)
✓ die Olive (dee oh-lee-ve)
✓ parallel (pâr-â-leyl)
✓ das Problem (dâs prohbleym)
✓ der Professor (dêr professor [as in English])
✓ das Radio (dâs rah-dee-oh)
✓ die Religion (dee rey-li-geeohn)
✓ das Restaurant (dâs rês-tuhron)
✓ die Rose (dee roh-ze)
✓ der Service (dêr ser-vis)
✓ das Signal (dâs zig-nahl)
✓ der Sport (dêr shport)
✓ die Statue (dee shtah-tooh-e)
✓ der Stress (dêr shtrês)
✓ das System (dâs zers-teym)
✓ das Taxi (dâs tâx-ee)
✓ der Tiger (dêr tee-ger)
✓ tolerant (to-lêr-ânt)
✓ die Tradition (dee trâ-di-tseeohn)
✓ der Tunnel (dêr toohn-el)
✓ wild (vilt)
✓ der Wind (dêr vint)

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