"Nein, ich bin ein Geist."

Translation:No, I am a ghost.

June 8, 2014

49 Comments


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

I like how casually the bot says this lol

June 8, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/allsey87

Clearly the bot was at a Halloween party and was trying to pass off his bed sheet as a costume...

February 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FabianAfon4

Whoever made this unit was as high on grass as Duolingo's green owl itself.

October 26, 2014

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

No, I am a goat. Bloody typo

February 27, 2015

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

Moo, I'm a goat... ;-)

October 14, 2017

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

Geist is not just ghost but also mind and (better) spirit. I think Gespenst would be better for ghost.

November 23, 2014

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

Geist is more commonly used though. Gespenst sounds like old-people German to be honest.

February 23, 2015

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

Aaah, ein Gespenst!!! :-)

October 14, 2017

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

I wonder what the question was that this is the answer to. :D

November 21, 2014

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

I was thinking something like, "George, is that really you?" And then a sarcastic reply. :-)

December 31, 2014

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

Could be about Halloween costumes.

November 30, 2014

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

Bist du ein Gast? :)

April 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ibins8

It, indeed, happened to my mother (who is Italian by birth and learned French, not English in school) when she showed our Viennese house to some Americans. She told them: "Last week we had ghosts." (Of course, she meant guests). They didn't even flinch. But they didn't buy the house either.

August 11, 2017

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

Is that not 'are you are guest?'

October 6, 2015

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

Ja! A: Bist du ein Gast? B: Nein, ich bin ein Geist!

I was answering linguistkris - what question could this be the answer to?

More commonly - and I have had this conversation -

A: Do you work here? B (me): No, I am a guest.

:)

October 7, 2015

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

O_O

August 14, 2014

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

If you have to tell people it's not scary anymore

September 6, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sebool112

Maybe the point is not to be scared?

July 24, 2019

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

I hope I never have to use this sentence in RL.

December 12, 2015

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

If you have to use it, maybe it would actually be in RAL (real afterlife).

November 21, 2018

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

How useful!

March 31, 2016

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

Ja Hamlet, ich bin ein Geist deines Vaters!

March 27, 2017

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

Wahrscheinlich der Geist seines Vaters.

July 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FrankB9

deines? Ich glaube den Geist Hamets Vater war... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_(Hamlet) Aber wer zählt? ^.^

March 27, 2017

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

deines, richtig.

March 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/americanu197

lol is this a quote from casper?

May 9, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FrankB9

Dann wäre ich ein freundlicher Geist.

September 11, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/prandall1

Great dialogue...

July 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/petkoo2

(Swayze. Patrick Swayze)

March 18, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ekhal
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Wie kann man "ghostbusters" auf deutsch sagen?

March 22, 2017

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

The official translation for the original movie is ‘Geisterjäger’ (‘ghosthunters’), although mostly they left it untranslated.

July 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CaioFranca2

This sentence came right after the sentence "do yiu believe in reincarnation?" to me.

September 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cd1

Papier, Schnee, ein Geist!!

March 23, 2016

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

Zu spooky für mich.

June 15, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/V2Blast

Es ist zu spukhaft!

November 2, 2017

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

In case you hear that one day

August 7, 2016

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

"... and I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for you meddling kids and your dog!" "SCOOBY DOOBY DOOOOOO!"

May 5, 2017

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

I can't tell you how many times this phrase saved me when I went to Berlin last year.

March 18, 2018

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

Most of the phrases in the 'Religion' skill are not very useful 'religious' terms. I wonder why they chose these sentences...

July 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KrishnanSr2

remember Poltergeist? does Polter also mean anything in German?

July 31, 2019

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

Rumble is the closest

August 2, 2019

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

I've had this sentence, or variations on it, ten times in the last three lessons. Enough!

February 23, 2016

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

Sehr nützlich für wann Mann stirbt in das Deutschland!

September 3, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/123Cornelia

... ist dieser Geist schwarz oder weiß??? Ein Tag- oder ein Nachtgespenst ???

August 11, 2018

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

Sehr gute Frage! Eventuell können die Deutschlerner allerdings nichts mit Otfried Preußler und Tages-Gespenstern anfangen. Ist aber eine tolle Idee für Buchempfehlungen

April 15, 2019

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

so scary

June 16, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JeffGordon8

A direct quote from Patrick Swayze.

June 22, 2019

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

Nein, ich bin ein Fleischeis am Stiel.

August 18, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jihel5

Well, you still have to pay.

August 19, 2019
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