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German - English (British) translations for "ander"

"ander" German translation




Ander is a German adjective that means 'other' or 'different'.

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Meaning: other

Ich habe ein Buch von einem anderen Autor gelesen.

I have read a book by another author.

Meaning: second

Ich nehme das andere Stück Kuchen.

I'll take the second piece of cake.

Meaning: different

Ich brauche eine andere Größe in Schuhen.

I need a different size in shoes.

Meaning: additional

Kannst du mir noch eine andere Tasse Tee machen?

Can you make me an additional cup of tea?


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A1: Ich möchte das andere Buch lesen.

A1: I would like to read the other book.

A1: Kannst du mir bitte das andere Glas geben?

A1: Can you please give me the other glass?

A1: Der andere Hund ist größer als dieser.

A1: The other dog is bigger than this one.

B1: Ich habe gestern ein anderes Auto gekauft.

B1: I bought another car yesterday.

B1: Die anderen Gäste sind schon angekommen.

B1: The other guests have already arrived.

B1: Wir haben uns für eine andere Lösung entschieden.

B1: We have decided on a different solution.

C1: Ich hätte gerne weitere Informationen zu anderen Optionen.

C1: I would like more information about other options.

C1: Die anderen Teams haben sich sehr gut geschlagen.

C1: The other teams did very well.

C1: Es gibt keine andere Möglichkeit, als hart zu arbeiten.

C1: There is no other option but to work hard.

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In German, the word ander is commonly used to describe something that is not the same as something else. It can be used to indicate a contrast between two things or to emphasize the uniqueness of one thing.

For example, if someone were to say 'Ich habe ein anderes Auto' (I have a different car), they are using the word ander to indicate that their car is not the same as another car that was previously mentioned. Similarly, if someone were to say 'Das ist eine andere Geschichte' (That's a different story), they are using ander to emphasize that what they are about to say is not related to what was previously discussed.

It's important to note that ander is an inflected adjective, meaning its form changes depending on the gender, number, and case of the noun it modifies. This can make it tricky for non-native speakers to use correctly, but with practice it becomes easier to master.

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