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German word for “awesome” sounding like “ga-yeah”?

I have this German friend who taught me some words in German, including how to say awesome, great or really really really good. But he wasn’t able to tell me how to spell it. Maybe it’s slang and ...
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Problem differentiating between [i:] and [e:]

I am trying to learn proper pronunciation and so far it is not problematic however since most is very consistent (at least for now), but I have a problem differentiating between the [i:] (long i) and ...
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What does “bitte sehen” mean?

When leaving a small shop in Germany, the storekeeper said “bitte sehen” to me as I was leaving. What does this mean? What would an appropriate response be? Could I reply by repeating “bitte sehen”? ...
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Aural comprehension of German media [closed]

I am a native English speaker who has scant practice with listening to spoken German except via Internet radio and DVDs from Amazon.de. I have noticed that some shows at the same intellectual level ...
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Are the words Deutsch and Durch homophones?

I searched for the answer to the question on Google.com and also on Bing.com, but wasn't able to find an answer. Whenever I have heard these words on Youtube.com, or on my Duolingo app, I am not able ...