If (like us) you’ve been attempting to learn German for a while, the wonders of Deutsch have probably allowed you to experience a vast spectrum of human emotion, ranging from rage and frustration to the unbridled joy when feel you finally nail “doch”.
Well, to capture this unhinged emotional rollercoaster, we’ve assembled a roundup of the funniest and most relatable memes about learning German.
Let us know in the comments which of these German memes are your favourite!
1. This forever accurate meme of me speaking German vs. Germans speaking English
Why is that most people in Munich speaks flawless English? Well, except where it counts like at the KVR but we’re not going to get into that here.
2. This wonderful meme format that showcases the aggressive beauty of the German language
There’s a million memes like this but all we’re saying is “petal” sounds just a little bit more aggressive in German.
3. This relatable meme for when you’re dealing with der, die, das & company
Maybe we’ll just roll a dice – it’s fine.
4. This meme that perfectly showcases the lengthiness of German words
I wonder how many Scrabble points you would get for Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellschaftskapitän?
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5. This meme that perfectly captures the essence of the German language
That is actually… weirdly accurate.
6. This meme showcasing the versatility of the almighty “bitte”
Bitte? Bitte. Bitte!!! If you haven’t witnessed an entire conversation carried out in “Bitte”s, my friend, then you have not yet lived.
7. This contrasting chart of how to say “you”
Let’s just say some things are just a bit simpler in English.
8. This perfectly illustrated depiction of Der, Die & Das
Remember when you thought learning German would be a light hobby and not a constant source of stress and anxiety? Good times.
9. This attempt at learning how to say “Togetherness” in German
… Somebody just hold me. * sob *
10. This derpy penguin that just about sums us up
Can we start an official permission to just make everything “dat”? Dat Auto! Dat Mann! Dat Frau!
11. This meme that summarizes the endless dialects we’ll never completely understand
On that note, how is everyone doing with Bayrisch?
12. This post that showcases the wonders of German compound words
Flystuff! Handshoes! Drivingchair! This German meme definitely captures one of the most wonderful parts of the German language, no?
13. This unfair reality
We really are learning to love the sound of German though! We swear!
14. This wonderful reminder of what German squirrels really are
Really, I would love to have been there when they came up with this one.
15. This honest German language truth-bomb
Ha. haaaaaa. Now excuse me while I laugh until I cry.
16. This comic reminding us of how long it takes for us to tell time
Okay wait so you’re telling me it’s different in the North and South? * sweats *
17. This summary of the 50 shades of kommen
The fact that we split these parts up when we make sentences DOES NOT HELP.
18. This ode to the almighty “doch”
Honestly, I still doch not really get how to use doch. I just liberally mention and use it so it seems like I’m in the know.
19. This epiphany about German sentence structure
Germans are…… uninterruptable.
20. Lastly, this meme that wishes you the best of luck with German
Ha. ha. haaaa.