LanguageMate | aus | German - English (British) - Dictionary
Home/Dictionaries/German - English (British)/aus

German - English (British) translations for "aus"

"aus" German translation




Aus is a German preposition that indicates the origin or source of something.

Part of speech



This is is an experimental feature. Please report any issues.

Meaning: out of

Ich komme aus Deutschland.

I come from Germany.

Meaning: from among

Er ist der Beste aus der Gruppe.

He is the best from among the group.

Meaning: made of

Das Haus ist aus Holz gebaut.

The house is built of wood.

Meaning: out of a group

Aus den vielen Bewerbern wurde er ausgewählt.

Out of the many applicants, he was selected.

Meaning: because of

Sie konnte nicht kommen aus gesundheitlichen Gründen.

She couldn't come because of health reasons.


This is is an experimental feature. Please report any issues.

A1: Ich komme aus Deutschland.

I come from Germany.

A1: Das Buch ist aus Papier.

The book is made of paper.

A1: Der Hund läuft aus dem Haus.

The dog runs out of the house.

B1: Sie hat aus Versehen meine Tasche genommen.

She accidentally took my bag.

B1: Aus Erfahrung weiß ich, dass es besser ist, früh aufzustehen.

From experience I know that it's better to wake up early.

B1: Die Suppe ist aus verschiedenen Gemüsesorten gemacht worden.

The soup has been made from different vegetables.

C1: Aus Angst vor der Prüfung konnte ich nicht schlafen.

Out of fear of the exam, I couldn't sleep.

C1: Der Künstler erschafft seine Kunstwerke aus seiner eigenen Fantasie heraus.

The artist creates his artworks from his own imagination.

C1: Aus politischen Gründen wurde er ins Gefängnis gesteckt.

For political reasons he was put in jail.

Advanced Description

This is is an experimental feature. Please report any issues.

The preposition aus is commonly used in German to indicate the origin or source of something. It can be translated into English as 'from' or 'out of'. For example, 'Ich komme aus Deutschland' means 'I come from Germany'. Similarly, 'Die Milch kommt aus der Kuh' means 'The milk comes from the cow'.

In addition to indicating origin or source, aus can also be used to describe the material something is made of. For example, 'Das Haus ist aus Holz gebaut' means 'The house is built out of wood'.

It's important to note that the preposition aus can have different meanings depending on the context it's used in. For example, it can also be used to indicate a point in time ('aus diesem Grund' means 'for this reason') or to describe a state or condition ('ausgeschlafen' means 'well-rested'). Therefore, it's crucial to understand the context in which aus is being used in order to accurately translate and comprehend its meaning.

View all German wordsView other German Prepositions