What is the meaning of Bitte in English?

What is the meaning of Bitte in English?

you’re welcome

Is what the frick a bad word?

So no, it is not “a swear.” It is a similar-sounding word substituted for a vulgar term, when using the actual vulgar term would be inappropriate.

Does German have a formal you?

As in other European languages, German has both a formal and a familiar form of “you.” The formal Sie is used to address strangers, business associates, and acquaintances (Bekannte, as opposed to close friends, Freunde), and for most situations outside the family.

What are the three types of you in German?

The Three Forms of You There are three different German words for you: du, ihr, Sie.

How do you greet multiple people in German?

I would suggest “Liebe Eheleute Schmidt”. Literally, “Eheleute” is “married people”, i.e., husband and wife. Then continue addressing them both as “Sie”, not “Du”, until the husband, too, asks you to call him Hans.

How do you end a letter to a friend in German?

To formally conclude a letter in German, you can use one of these salutations:

  1. Mit freundlichen Grüßen – Sincerely yours – literally “with friendly salutations”
  2. Ich freue mich auf Ihre Antwort – I look forward to your reply.

How do you address a German person in an email?


  1. Lieber Herr Lehmann (Dear Mr. Lehmann)
  2. Liebe Frau Helmholtz (Dear Mrs. Helmholz)
  3. Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren (Dear Sir/Madam)
  4. Sehr geehrte Frau Präsidentin (Dear Madam President)
  5. Sehr geehrter Herr Professor Futterknecht (Dear Professor Futterknecht)

Is email masculine or feminine in German?

Usage notes. The word is predominantly feminine in all regions. The neuter gender exists as a common variant in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Is computer in German masculine?

Gender in English is what’s called natural gender; for instance, boy and girl are examples of masculine and feminine gender words, while computer is an example of a neuter gender word. The three gender markers that mean the (singular) in German are der (masculine), die (feminine), and das (neuter).