5000 Most Common German Words

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5000 Most Common German Words

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This list of the most common German words contains a great way to learn German words quickly. It includes German vocabulary suitable for both beginners and intermediate students, as well as advanced students.

95% of all spoken German language and 97% all text you will encounter in your day in a German speaking environment are represented by the 5000 most popular German words.

This set includes books 1 & 2 from the Most Used Words German frequency dictionary series. These combined provide a concise, organized list of all 5000 most frequently used German words.

  • Top 5000 Most Used German words
  • 5000 German to English example sentences
  • IPA Phonetic Spelling
  • Detailed grammatical information

You can roughly divide our frequency dictionary into three parts:

The German frequency list

Part I is the frequency list. This list will show you the 5000 most commonly used German words. It is listed depending on how often you encounter the word in German.

Each entry has IPA phonetic transcription. We'll guide you how to pronounce any word in German.

It will also show you German words used in context. Each entry includes a German to English example sentence.

We present how the word can be used grammatically. Whether it is a pronoun, adjective, verb, noun, adverb, etc.

By Frequency of Part of Speech.


We also list the most common words by their respective parts of speech. You get a list of the most common German:


  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Conjunctions
  • Pronouns
  • Prepositions
  • Nouns
  • Numerals
  • Verbs


This section is very useful if there is an area you would like to improve your vocabulary.

By Alphabet


The back of the books contains a traditional A to Z dictionary that can be used to help you look up a term you forgotten. The term can be easily searched here.

These are available as ebooks from our website, or paperbacks from Amazon.