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Difference between wo, wohin and woher

wohin and woher are always implying a movement from one place to another as below: wohin means "where to" or "to where" woher means "where from" or "from where"

Simple examples: Wohin gehst du? "Where are you going to?" Woher kommt er? "Where does he come from?"

January 7, 2016

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Wo = where

Woher = from where

Wohin = where to

January 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/HeatingUp

Kurz und sub

January 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/case02

*Kurz un Suess if you want to skip special characters

August 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ivorobioff

danke, es ist super klar

December 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Adam9812

Correct. Note that you can also split them apart. "Wo gehst du hin?", "Wo kommst du her?", but it is mandatory that you use those words when you imply moving to or from somewhere.

January 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/case02

Do German Taxi Drivers say "Wohin?" as in "where to ?" ?

August 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/MarisaMazzoli

I 've found some computer mistake for German such as " Wir geben das Buch einem Mann" istead of " Wir geben einem Mann das Buch" and some English mistakes.

January 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/JayPhair

Toll!

January 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/TanviSethi_

And wo states "where"

March 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Yetomit

Thank you!

March 10, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/TanviSethi_

Es ist langwielig!!

March 11, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexandruM314202

Vielen Dank!

February 13, 2019
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