"The water is dirty."

Translation:Das Wasser ist schmutzig.

October 5, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nandul1

How do you pronounce schmutzig


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

It sounds like shmuh-tsich, with the uh sound further back in the mouth and ig as ich, here an unstressed i followed by a soft german ch.

Forvo has an example:

https://forvo.com/word/schmutzig/#de


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/903.zf0msIgGxtZ+

So that's where the word schmutz comes from... all this time I thought dad made it up lol

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