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Learn the vocabulary word list of the different human organs in German.

How to say Organs in German and learn the complete vocabulary list of Organs in German?

As a child, did you not start off by learning about your head and toes and fingers. As you grew older, you learnt about how your body has so many organs. You would have definitely come across a chapter as “Organs of the human body”. Well, that’s true for everyone in the world. Similar to how you learnt about the list of organs of the human body in English, a child in Germany learns about the list of organs of the human body in German.

Organs of the body in German
Organs of the body in German

The A1 vocabulary list all German organs is below. You can also find German example sentences for each organ.  This list of German organs is one of the most basic and important A1 vocabulary lists that you would need to know as a novice to the German A1 language and in real life.

 

Is it hard to learn this list?

  1. THANKFULLY the list is not very long!!!!
  2. Memorizing the vocabulary list of organs in German is not so easy but is necessary since they are different from English in most cases.

 

Topics to be covered:

  1. How do you say the Organs in German, Human Body in German?
  2. Do you capitalize organs in German? When to capitalise organs in German?
  3. What are the different external organs in German
  4. List of most common or basic organs in German
  5. Name of some super specialized organs in German

 

GERMAN VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: How do you say Organs in German and Human body in German?

  • WORD: The German translation for “Organ” is “das Organ”
    • EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “The heart is a very important organ.” à Das Herz ist ein sehr wichtiges Organ.
  • WORD: The German word for “The Human Body” is “der menschliche Körper”
    • EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “There are 206 bones in the human body.” à Es gibt 206 Knochen im menschlichen Körper.

 

Do you capitalize Organs in German? When to capitalise Organs in German?

  • As a thumb rule, all nouns in German are capitalised.
  • The Organs of the human body are nouns and hence must be capitalised when using German.
  • So basically you must capitalize the first alphabet in all Organs in German.
When to capitalise Organs in German?
When to capitalise Organs in German?

Why is it important that I learn this list?

One of the “most” important topics in German A1 is learning the vocabulary for how to describe your body parts in German. A few examples of when you need to understand parts of the body in German.

  1. You make my blood boil
  2. You make my hear race!
  3. I need to buy some bones for my dog.

Let us go through the vocabulary for German Organs with a few example sentences for the same. Remember, the parts of the body in German and the organs of the human body are lists you have to memorize for life and would be super critical when you visit a doctor so make sure that you get it 100% done!

 

VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST OF GERMAN ORGANS: What is the list of external organs in German? What are the names of the organs that we can see externally?

These are the main body parts in German which you WILL DEFINITELY use daily since they are visible on the outside. You can learn the external body organs in German.

learn the external body organs in German
learn the external body organs in German
Organ name in English Name of the organ in German Example sentence in English German Example sentence
The Eye / eyes Das Auge / Augen I have two eyes. Ich habe zwei Augen.
The Ear / ears Das Ohr / Ohren I wear earrings because my ears are cute. Ich trage Ohrringe, weil meine Ohren süß sind.
The Nose Die Nase He punched me in the nose. Er schlug mir auf die Nase.
The Tongue Die Zunge I burnt my tongue. Ich habe mir die Zunge verbrannt.
The Skin Die Haut I have dry skin. Ich habe trockene Haut.
The Nail / nails Der Nagel / die Nägel Trim your nails! Schneiden Sie Ihre Nägel!
The Tooth / teeth Der Zahn / die Zähne We have thirty two teeth. Wir haben zweiunddreißig Zähne.
The Vagina Die Scheide I have a vagina. Ich habe eine Scheide.
The Penis Der Penis His penis is very long. Sein Penis ist sehr lang.
The Testicle / testicles Der Hoden / Hoden He has large testicles and a short penis. Er hat große Hoden und einen kurzen Penis.
The Anus Der Anus An earthworm has a mouth and an anus. Ein Regenwurm hat einen Mund und einen Anus.
The Hair Die Haare I have black hair. Ich habe schwarze Haare.

 

VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST OF GERMAN ORGANS: What is the list of the most common or basic organs in German? What are the names of the organs that we probably use most commonly in our day to day vocabulary?

You might need to be more generic in most cases when talking to friends. These are the main body parts in German which you might use on a day to day basis in one way or another. You can learn the parts of the body in German in with articles.

most common or basic organs in German?
most common or basic organs in German?
Organ name in English Name of the organ in German Example sentence in English German Example sentence
The Bone / bones Der Knochen / Knochen The bones are very weak. Die Knochen sind sehr schwach.
The Blood Das Blut We need a litre of blood. Wir brauchen einen Liter Blut.
The Heart Das Herz My heart pumps blood. Mein Herz pumpt Blut.
The Lung / lungs Die Lunge / Lungen The horse has very large lungs. Das Pferd hat sehr große Lungen.
The Brain / brains Das Gehirn / Gehirne The brain is the most important organ. Das Gehirn ist das wichtigste Organ.
The Stomach Der Magen His stomach was empty. Sein Magen war leer.
The Kidney / kidneys Die Niere / Nieren The doctor removed a kidney. Der Arzt entfernte eine Niere.
The Liver Die Leber Alcohol affects the liver. Alkohol wirkt sich auf die Leber aus.
The Pancreas Die Bauchspeicheldrüse I do not have a pancreas. Ich habe keine Bauchspeicheldrüse.

 

VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST OF GERMAN ORGANS: What is the list of the more specialized organs in German? What are the names of the organs that your doctor probably might use commonly in day to day vocabulary?

You might need to be specific in some cases when talking to doctors. These are the more specific body parts in German which you might use when describing an illness to you doctor.

Organ name in English Name of the organ in German Example sentence in English German Example sentence
The Genitals Die Genitalien I like my genitals. Ich mag meine Genitalien.
The Gall bladder Die Gallenblase The gall bladder is not an important organ. Die Gallenblase ist kein wichtiges Organ.
The Diaphragm Das Zwerchfell The diaphragm is below the lungs. Das Zwerchfell liegt unterhalb der Lunge.
The Mammary Glands Die Milchdrüsen A dog has eight mammary glands. Ein Hund hat acht Milchdrüsen.
The Spleen Die Milz Where is the spleen? Wo ist die Milz?
The Spinal Cord Das Rückenmark Your spinal cord is injured. Ihr Rückenmark ist verletzt.
The Ovary / Ovaries Der Eierstock / Eierstöcke Women have ovaries. Frauen haben Eierstöcke.
The Thyroid Gland Die Schilddrüse The thyroid gland and the adrenal glands are very small. Die Schilddrüse und die Nebennieren sind sehr klein.
The Skeleton Das Skelett We found the skeleton yesterday. Wir haben das Skelett gestern gefunden.
The Muscle / muscles Der Muskel / Muskeln The athlete has large muscles. Der Athlet hat große Muskeln.
Lungs
lungs

Breaking the list into 2 to make it easier

Organ name in English Name of the organ in German Example sentence in English German Example sentence
The Ligament / ligaments Das Band / Bänder I need physiotherapy to strengthen my ligaments. Ich brauche Physiotherapie, um meine Bänder zu stärken.
The Tissue / tissues Das Gewebe / Gewebe I need physiotherapy to strengthen my ligaments and tissues. Ich brauche Physiotherapie, um meine Bänder und mein Gewebe zu stärken.
The Artery / arteries Die Arterie / Arterien There is impure blood in the arteries. In den Arterien befindet sich unreines Blut.
The vein / veins Die Vene / Venen Veins and arteries are quite long. Venen und Arterien sind ziemlich lang.
The Tendon / tendons Die Sehne / Sehnen The surgeon removed the tendons. Der Chirurg entfernte die Sehnen.
The capillary / capillaries Die Kapillare / Kapillaren What do capillaries do? Was machen Kapillaren?
Tonsils Mandeln The doctor looked at my tonsils. Der Arzt sah sich meine Mandeln an.
The Nerve / nerves Der Nerv / die Nerven A human being has many nerves. Ein Mensch hat viele Nerven.
The Small intestine Der Dünndarm The small intestine is longer than the large intestine. Der Dünndarm ist länger als der Dickdarm.
The Large intestine Der Dickdarm His large intestines are infected. Sein Dickdarm ist infiziert.

 

Hope you had fun learning about the different organs in German.

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