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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gae

"Die Grüße"

January 2, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gae

it sounds like "die Grösse"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nailtrail

Not really. There's no ü sound in English, but there is an ö sound, for example in burn. Maybe that's why you hear the two the same?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/conjohnley

Could one use "Grüße" as a welcoming/greeting as well, just like "hallo?" For example, if I was to be hosting a party, could I say "Grüße!" as I opened the door to my friends?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Caileen7

I have never heard it used that way, but I´m not 100% sure that you cannot use it as such. I know that in Southern Germany, a rather formal greeting is ¨Grüß Gott¨ (meaning ´´God greet you´´).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vasil.stoychev

Mostly in Austria; You can also use "Servus" there. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/NierTevra

greetings has gotta be my least favorite word in the german language


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Grizzlymedve

Another correct solution:

<pre>The Greetings </pre>

why big G ????


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/atoomre

they say Grüße is masculen, but Isn't Die feminine?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agl126

Die is the article for the plural, so because Grüße is a plural noun, we use die :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/atoomre

That makes sense! Thank you! >^..^<


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/agl126

Bitteschön :) I am also a beginner, so glad I can help.

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