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

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**Tips to remember the German word ‘weniger’:**

1. Associate ‘weniger’ with its English counterpart ‘less’. The first two letters ‘we’ can be thought of as “we need less” in English.
2. Try a rhyming word in English: ‘weniger’ rhymes with ‘vinegar’. Think “less vinegar” when you need ‘weniger’.
3. Break it down by syllables when pronouncing it: ‘wen-ig-er’ – think of “when I gather (ig-er) less”.


‘Weniger’ is used in German to express a smaller quantity or degree of something. It’s the comparative form of ‘wenig’, which means ‘little’ or ‘few’.

**Other words that mean the same thing:**

– ‘geringer’ – another way to say ‘smaller’ or ‘lower’ in quantity or degree.
– ‘kleiner’ – literally means ‘smaller’, but could sometimes be used in a context to imply ‘less’.

**Alternate meanings, like slang:**

– In colloquial use, ‘weniger’ can sometimes be used to mean ‘not as good’ similar to how ‘less’ is used in English. For instance, saying “Das ist mir weniger bekannt” (“That is less known to me”) can also have a connotation of being less familiar or of importance.

**Examples of sentences that use it:**

1. Wir sollten weniger Zucker essen. (We should eat less sugar.)
2. In diesem Jahr gibt es weniger Schnee als letztes Jahr. (There is less snow this year than last year.)
3. Ich habe weniger Geduld mit diesem Problem als du. (I have less patience with this problem than you.)
4. Auf der Party waren weniger GΓ€ste als erwartet. (There were fewer guests at the party than expected.)
5. Wenn du weniger ausgibst, kannst du mehr sparen. (If you spend less, you can save more.)

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