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Beans in German 🇩🇪

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beans die Bohnen
How to say “beans” in German? “Die Bohnen”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “die Bohnen” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on beans in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to remember the German word:

1. Use imagery: Visualize a bean and imagine placing tiny German flags on them; picture the “die” as “the” since it is the feminine/plural article in German for nominative and accusative cases, helping you to remember “die Bohnen” as “the beans.”
2. Sound association: The word “Bohnen” sounds a bit like “bone.” You can create a mnemonic like “Beans are as essential as bones,” to link the sound of the English word to the German.
3. Practice in context: Use the word in sentences or phrases a few times in context to help it stick in your memory.


– “Die” is the definite article in the nominative and accusative case for plural and feminine nouns in German.
– “Bohnen” is the plural form of “Bohne,” which means “bean” in English.

Other words that mean the same thing:

In terms of vegetables, “die Erbsen” refers to “the peas,” and “die Linsen” means “the lentils,” both of which are legumes like beans.

Alternate meanings/slang:

“Bohnen” generally refers to beans, but in slang, having “nicht alle Bohnen im Sack” literally means “not having all beans in the bag,” which is akin to saying “not having all one’s marbles” or not being completely sane in English.

Examples of sentences:

1. “Ich habe die Bohnen in den Topf gegeben.” – “I put the beans in the pot.”
2. “Möchtest du mehr Bohnen in deinem Salat?” – “Do you want more beans in your salad?”
3. “Zu einem guten Chili gehören auch rote Bohnen.” – “Good chili also includes red beans.”
4. “Bohnen sind eine gute Proteinquelle für Vegetarier.” – “Beans are a good source of protein for vegetarians.”
5. “Gestern haben wir frische grüne Bohnen vom Markt gekauft.” – “Yesterday we bought fresh green beans from the market.”

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