Do you understand German?

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About this game

Play along! You’ll find questions on more than 1000 different German expressions and particularly beautiful or odd words in this fun quiz. Do you know the correct answer?

You’ll have fun becoming an expert in German language culture and will master even complicated expressions. And all this completely free of charge and with no ads!
“To have a frog in your throat” – Lots of expressions create funny pictures in the mind. But where do these expressions come from and what do they mean?
Idioms or odd words are often used in speech without a second thought being given to their original meaning and origin. There is often a lot of truth and experience hidden in these folk sayings and everyday descriptions, so it’s really worth learning a bit more about them.

This app offers you the opportunity to learn more than 1000 German expressions and especially nice or odd German words as a fun quiz, and to understand their original meaning. The expressions and words are illustrated with examples.
Do you understand German? Try it out! We hope you have lots of fun!

– more than 1000 German expressions and odd words
– new quiz questions every month
– test and improve your German language culture skills
– ad-free and free of charge
– fun way to learn German expressions
– clear explanations of meaning and origin of all expressions
– educationally valuable examples of use
– simple and proven user interface
– Training mode for individual players and competition mode for two players available
– Favourite function for your favourite expressions

Publisher of the app:
Alumniportal Deutschland – A cooperation project between the Goethe-Institut eV., German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, managed by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Data security and webanalysis technology

This website uses etracker technology ( to collect visitor behavior data. This data is collected anonymously to be used for optimization purposes, debugging and further development of the app. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be aggregated to a usage profile. Cookies may be used to collect and save this data, but the data remains strictly anonymous. The data will not be used to identify a visitor personally and are not aggregated with any personal data. The collected data will not be transmitted to third parties.

The collection and storage of data may be refused at any time within the settings of the app by deactivating the button for data processing.

By the use of the app you agree to the processing of the collected data in the described way and for the named purposes.

The game data will only be saved locally on your mobile device.
Updated on
Jun 15, 2018

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