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Sad in German 🇩🇪

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

German Sentences with the Word “Sad”

German sentence with “traurig” English translation for traurig S

Ich fühle mich traurig, dass ich nicht kommen kann

I feel sad that I can’t come

Ich bin traurig, weil der Film beendet

I’m sad because the movie ended

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Tips to remember the German word:

– Associate “traurig” with the English phrase “it’s rough to be sad” since “trau” sounds a bit like “rough.”
– Think of the word “trauer,” which is the German noun for mourning or grief. Since mourning is associated with sadness, it might help you remember the adjective “traurig.”


– The word “traurig” is an adjective in German that is used to express the emotional state of sadness.

Other words that mean the same thing:

– “Betrübt” which also means saddened or distressed.
– “Niedergeschlagen” which conveys a sense of being dejected or downcast.
– “Melancholisch” which translates to melancholic, reflecting deep sadness or pensiveness.

Alternate meanings or slang:

– “Traurig” does not have significant alternate meanings or slang uses in German, but it can sometimes be used to describe something as being ‘pathetic’ or ‘lamentable’ in a non-literal sense.

Examples of sentences that use it:

– “Ich bin traurig, dass du gehen musst.” (I’m sad that you have to go.)
– “Der Film war wirklich traurig, viele Leute haben geweint.” (The movie was really sad; many people cried.)
– “Es ist traurig zu sehen, wie der Park verfällt.” (It’s sad to see the park fall into ruin.)
– “Nach der schlechten Nachricht fühlte sie sich den ganzen Tag traurig.” (After the bad news, she felt sad the whole day.)
– “Das Wetter heute ist traurig und regnerisch.” (The weather today is dismal and rainy.) Here, “traurig” is used metaphorically to describe the weather, emphasizing a gloomy atmosphere.

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