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Old 09-05-2008, 08:02 AM
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I have a German quiz in 3 hours. I have to learn to count to 20. Lessee...

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funf with the umlaut over the u, right?
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Is it? Uh....I know that zwölf has one.
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I'm sure Sarevok will help/ correct on this one.
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chitiri
pyat...

Or is it:
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net
daset
yaset
aghup
eto
ahup
yo...

Or maybe:
uno, dos, tres... I slay me.
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I'm sure Sarevok will help/ correct on this one.
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sieben
oct
neun
zehn
elf
zwolf
dreizehn
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siebzehn
octzehn
neunzehn
zwanzig
K, I can correct at least some of these from memory...it's "ach", not "oct", and it's "sechzehn", not sexzehn. And of course achzehn...I think...dammit I have to get my book out!

Don't you guys know how to make umlauts? üöä!
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K, I can correct at least some of these from memory...it's "ach", not "oct", and it's "sechzehn", not sexzehn. And of course achzehn...I think...dammit I have to get my book out!

Don't you guys know how to make umlauts? üöä!
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and it's "sechzehn", not sexzehn
No...its Szechuan....mmm, Szechuan chicken.
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I think it's acht, not ach.
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You are correct. So I got my book out. I have to start from zero, actually:

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fünf
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acht
neun
zehn
elf
zwölf
dreizehn
vierzehn
fünfzehn
sechzehn
siebzehn
achtzehn
neunzehn
zwanzig



Now I have to memorize all that...
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It is indeed acht (and achtzehn), and zwölf also has an umlaut.

I've never understood why umlaut doesn't have an umlaut in it.
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Yeah, doesn't "ach" mean something like "oh no!"?
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Good luck.

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Ach nein, "ach" means "oh".

PS That's not grammatically correct German, in case you're wondering.
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All I know is that "ach" is often used as an exclamation in some of the German songs I listen to. Ach! I imagine it's like saying "Agh!" Imagine that.
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Oh, they do use it in that way. Translating it as "oh no" may be correct. But doing it the other way around, from english to german, may not be correct. Of course, you may be lucky, so you can try.
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Well, I'm lazy, so why would I say "ach nein" when I could just say "Ach!"?
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My last German class was six years ago, and all I remember is Welkemin, or something like that...
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