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Short in German 🇩🇪


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

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Tips to remember the German word “kurz”:
– Associate “kurz” with the English word “curt,” which also implies brevity in speech.
– Visualize cutting something to make it short and think “cut” sounds similar to “kurz.”
– Remember the phrase “kurz und bündig,” which means “short and concise,” to emphasize the meaning of brevity.

Explanations:
– “Kurz” is the German adjective for “short” in terms of length or duration. It can describe anything that is not long, whether it be a physical object or a period of time.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “knapp” can also mean “short” in German, typically used in the context of scarce resources or something being barely enough.
– “bündig,” as in the phrase “kurz und bündig,” can mean “concise.”

Alternate meanings like slang:
– “Kurz” doesn’t have a notable slang meaning, but it can be used in various contexts, such as “kurze Hose” (shorts), “kurzer Drink” (a shot of alcohol), or “kurze Strecke” (a short distance).

Examples of sentences that use “kurz”:
– Ich habe nur eine kurze Frage. (I have just a short question.)
– Sie machte eine kurze Pause. (She took a short break.)
– Die Hose ist mir zu kurz. (The pants are too short for me.)
– Der Film war interessant, aber zu kurz. (The movie was interesting but too short.)
– Könntest du das kurz erklären? (Could you explain that briefly?)

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