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"Die Bahn kommt."

Translation:The train is coming.

June 25, 2013

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

What’s the difference between „die Bahn” and „das Zug”? It seems they both translate to “train”.


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

It has to be "DER Zug", then it would be correct. Bahn and Zug are not exactly the same, though. You can say Bahn to a tram/streetcar, too, but not Zug. On the other hand, Zug is not only a train but depending on context it can be a procession of people, too.


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

Thanks a lot! Gender can sometime be quite difficult to learn… I think I now understand the difference between the two ☺ Thanks again.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/judy591553

The info given us said the Zug was an individual train and the Bahn was the train system as a whole


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

"The train's coming" and "the train is coming" are the same sentence


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tusy22

Would "the train has arrived" be expressed the same way?


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

I would just say "Die Bahn ist hier" or, for a literal translation, "Die Bahn ist gekommen."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zachary244364

For some reason the question accepted this: "Die Bahnkompt"

Might need to fix that

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