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Difference between nicht and nichts in German

What is the difference?

January 29, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Heike333145

In general, the difference is the same as between "not" and "nothing".

Nicht = not

Nichts = nothing

Ich singe nicht. = I do not sing.

Im Kühlschrank ist nichts. = There is nothing in the fridge.


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

nicht = not, nichts = nothing. Ich weiß nicht = I do not know; Ich weiß nichts = I know nothing.

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