20 German words that sound very aggressive compared to other languages

Jessica Brown@Jessica_E_Brown
Friday 16 December 2016 14:30

A video showing how different words sound in different languages doesn’t bode too well for an appreciation of the German tongue.

The video, German Versus Other Languages, has had more than 12 million views. And that’s just part one (there’s three).

Each word is spoken in French, English, Italian, Mexican and German. And the result is hilarious.

The words in the three videos are:

  • Aeroplane
  • Surprise
  • Butterfly
  • Pen
  • Daisy
  • Ambulance
  • Science
  • Hippopotamus
  • Sex
  • Sorry
  • Hospital
  • Cinderella
  • Canary
  • Combine
  • Speed limit
  • Dolly
  • Nipple
Picture: Getty(getty)

  • Shaver
  • Sawdust
  • Cheers

Sorry Germany, we think you're wunderbar!

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