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German - English (British) translations for "fünf"

"fünf" German translation




The German numeral fünf means 'five' in English.

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Meaning: five

Ich habe fünf Äpfel gekauft.

I bought five apples.

Meaning: fifth

Er ist der fünfte Spieler im Team.

He is the fifth player on the team.

Meaning: quintet

Das Musikstück wurde von einem Fünferensemble gespielt.

The music piece was played by a quintet.

Meaning: pentagon

Das Gebäude hat die Form eines Fünfecks.

The building has the shape of a pentagon.

Meaning: five o'clock

Wir treffen uns um fünf Uhr am Bahnhof.

We are meeting at five o'clock at the train station.


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A1: Ich habe fünf Äpfel gekauft.

A1: I bought five apples.

A1: Sie hat fünf Bücher in ihrem Regal.

A1: She has five books on her shelf.

A1: Wir haben fünf Tage Urlaub.

A1: We have five days off.

B1: Er ist seit fünf Jahren verheiratet.

B1: He has been married for five years.

B1: Die Veranstaltung dauerte fünf Stunden.

B1: The event lasted for five hours.

B1: Ich habe den Film schon fünfmal gesehen.

B1: I have already seen the movie five times.

C1: Nachdem er fünf Jahre im Ausland gelebt hatte, kehrte er in seine Heimat zurück.

C1: After living abroad for five years, he returned to his homeland.

C1: Der Künstler hat ein Gemälde geschaffen, das aus fünf verschiedenen Teilen besteht.

C1: The artist created a painting that consists of five different parts.

C1: Das Unternehmen hat in den letzten fünf Jahren einen enormen Gewinn erzielt.

C1: The company has made a tremendous profit in the last five years.

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Fünf is the German word for the number five. It is a cardinal number that comes after vier (four) and before sechs (six). Like other German numbers, fünf follows a regular pattern of formation and can be used in various contexts, such as counting objects or expressing quantities.

In addition to its numerical value, fünf also has cultural significance in Germany. For example, it is commonly associated with the five fingers on a hand, the five senses, and the five-pointed star. Fünf is frequently used in everyday conversations, whether it's counting items at a grocery store or telling time on a clock.

Learning how to count in German is an essential skill for anyone studying the language. Mastering the pronunciation and usage of words like fünf is crucial for effective communication in German-speaking countries.

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