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Knife in German πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

in English in German S
knife das Messer
How to say “knife” in German? “Das Messer”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “das Messer” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on knife in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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**Tips to Remember the German Word:**

1. **Association:** Think of a **”mess”** when you’re cutting vegetables on a busy kitchen counter with a **knife** – you can imagine needing your **Messer** to clean up that mess.

2. **Rhyme:** Create a rhyme like, “When dining ‘lesser’, don’t forget your Messer.”

3. **Visual Cue:** You could draw a **knife and label it “das Messer”** or find an image of a knife and put the German word next to it.


– **”Das”** is the neutral article in German, equivalent to “the” in English.
– **”Messer”** is the German word for **knife**. It comes from the Old High German **”mezzer”**, which is related to the Middle Low German word **”messer”**.

**Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:**

– **”Das KΓΌchenmesser”:** kitchen knife
– **”Das Taschenmesser”:** pocket knife

**Alternate Meanings/Slang:**

While the word **”Messer”** doesn’t have many slang meanings like some other words might have, in a very different context, the word can be used to describe a **knife-like tool** or **object**, such as:

– **”Das Chirurgenmesser”:** surgeon’s scalpel
– **”Das Flugzeugmesser”:** (not common) could be used to describe an aircraft part that resembles a knife

**Examples of Sentences That Use “Das Messer”:**

– **”Kannst du mir bitte das Messer reichen?”** – Can you please pass me the knife?
– **”Sei vorsichtig mit dem Messer, es ist sehr scharf.”** – Be careful with the knife, it is very sharp.
– **”Beim Wandern habe ich immer ein Taschenmesser dabei.”** – I always carry a pocket knife when hiking.
– **”Der Koch schΓ€rft seine Messer vor jeder Schicht.”** – The chef sharpens his knives before each shift.

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