Learn Easy German Vocabulary – Clothes

August 26, 2009 by  

What better way to learn the German language fast then through vocabulary building.

Today we will focus on some easy German vocabulary – Clothing. Read it once then follow up by watching the video below.

Deutsch = Englisch

Herrenunterwäsche = men’s underwear
Unterhose = underpants, undershorts, pants, briefs (~under-hose)
Unterhemd = undershirt, singlet, vest
T-shirt = T-shirt
Socken / Strümpfe = socks, stockings
Damenunterwäsche lingerie = (~ladies underwear)
Slip / Schlüpfer = panties, knickers
BH (Büstenhalter) = bra, brassiere (~busts-holder)
Strumpfhose = pantihose / tights
Schuhe = shoes
Schuhriemen = shoe straps
Klettverschluss = Velcro ® (fastener)
Pantoffeln = (carpet) slipper
Stiefel = boots, boondockers
Hose = hose,pair of trouserspants , slacks , breeches
Reißverschluss = zip fastener, zip, zipper
Gürtel = girdle, belt, cordon
Pullover = pullover
Sweatshirt = sweatshirt
Hemd = shirt, shift
Bluse = blouse , shirt
Knopf = knob, button , push-button, pommel, chap, little fellow
Weste = vest , waistcoat
Jacke = jacket, coat, jerkin, cardigan
Mantel = mantle, (top-)coat, overcoat, cloak, jacket
Pelzmantel = fur coat (~pelt-mantle)
Regenmantel/Regenjacke = raincoat (~rain-mantle)/slicker (~rain-jacket)
Schal = shawl, scarf, muffler
Hut = hat, cap
Mütze = cap, hat
Kappe = cap
Handschuhe = gloves (~hand-shoes)
Regenschirm = umbrella, brolly (~rain-shade)
Sonnenschirm = sunshade, beach umbrella, parasol
Tasche = pocket (- of a jacket),(shopping-) bag, purse, pouch, case
Handtasche = handbag
Schmuck = embellishment, jewelry, jewellery [Brit.]
Ring = ring
Ehering = wedding ring
Kette = chain
Armband = bracelet (~arm-band, ~arm-ribbon)
Armbanduhr = wristwatch, watch (~arm-ribbon-watch)

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