Top 10 Weirdest Sounding German Words

lolingdog9000
Since I am learning German, here are the 10 funniest German words. Feel free to add your own if you don't use google translate!

The Top Ten

1 Juweliergeschäft (Jeweler store)

German has a word for Jewelery store! - lolingdog9000

2 Fleisch (Meat)

Fleisch sounds like flesh, which is another way of saying meat. Flesh is also a weird word! - lolingdog9000

3 Ohrwurm (Ear worm)

It sounds similar, but funnier in German! - lolingdog9000

4 Schmuck (Jewelry)
5 Picobello (Flawless)

As I said, I was only guessing and my logic was that Italian is full with such words: piccolo, bella donna, Frank Bello, Giorgio Belladonna, etc. - Metal_Treasure

This word sounds like an Italian word to me, maybe Germans "imported" it. This is just my impression (I don't know if the word is Italian or not). - Metal_Treasure

I got this word from a website. But I can assure you, it is not Italian! - lolingdog9000

This word is just plain weird. - lolingdog9000

6 Fenster (Window)
7 Krankenhaus (Hospital)
8 Naturwissenschaften (Science)

Difficult to spell and pronounce, this word actually consists of 3 words (Natur, Wissen, Schaften). - Metal_Treasure

Knowing how to speak German, I think this word has an excessive amount of letters. Ask anybody! - lolingdog9000

9 Uberrascung (Surprise)
10 Quietscheentchen (Rubber Duck)

The Contenders

11 Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaftskapitän (Danube steamboat company captain)

Wow! How can somebody learn how to spell it? - Metal_Treasure

You don't. This word is only known for its difficulty and length, nobody would ever use it except for amusement. - Martin_Canine

I don't think I have to explain this. By the way this is written with three f, even though many shorten it to two. - Martin_Canine

12 Kugelschreiber (Pen)
13 Glühbirne (Light bulb)
14 Schneewittchen (Snow White)

What ever a "-wittchen" is - Martin_Canine

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