Germanic Languages Comparative Vocabulary Lists

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Lists of vocabulary side-by-side in German, Dutch, Swedish, and some Afrikaans, Danish, and Norwegian. If you have any corrections or additions (including other Germanic languages) or if you can provide audio recordings (mp3 or ogg), please e-mail me at ielanguages [at] gmail [dot] com. If you are looking for comparative verb conjugations, please go to Germanic Verbs. Comparative lists are also available for Romance Languages, for both vocabulary and verb conjugations.


Choose a category below:

  1. Common Phrases
  2. Alphabet
  3. Numbers
  4. Days, Months, Seasons
  5. Time, Weather, Directions
  6. Colors
  7. Adverbs of Time & Manner
  8. Family
  9. Food & Meals
  10. Fruits & Vegetables
  11. Places & Materials
  12. Parts of the Body

  13. Pronouns
  14. Possessives

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