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Stuff[1] is the twenty-first (assuming left to right) skill in the language tree for German. In the individual lesson of this skill, compound words are introduced through the use of the German word for "stuff."

Grammar Notes[]

In German, new words can be created by combining other words to form compound words. In this skill, the word Zeug is used to form new words. The gender of a compound word is the gender of the last portion


  • das Zeug = stuff
  • das Fahrzeug = vehicle
  • das Flugzeug = airplane
  • das Feuerzeug = lighter
  • das Werkzeug = tool
  • das Spielzeug = toy