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"Der Besucher"

Translation:The visitor

November 15, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RegenSturm1

What is the difference between Besucher and Gast?


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

A Besucher might stay for a meal, or visit a museum. A Gast is usually staying in your home. (Gastgeber is host)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Yash_001

If i were aware that the visitor would be a girl/female, should i instead use 'die Besucher'?


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

No, there's a different word for that, "die Besucherin."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zrinka1234567

How do I know when to use "Besucher" and whem to use "Gaste". I mean, in the tranalation it is the same thing


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLD72zzoZN

Well, you could have people visiting you, but then you invite them to stay overnight and you would get the Guestroom ready for them.


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

Was taught this as Gast earlier and had no idea what Besucher was :P Duolingo can be strange.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tu.8zPhLD72zzoZN

Well, when you talk about visitors to a zoo or museum, you would not call them guests there.


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

At full speed it's impossible to differentiate between Die and Der when it is the male voice. It's driving me a bit mad.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SCSq31

Great name for a horror movie


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

I looked this up and it can translate into the English as: visitor; caller; patron. בס"ד

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