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I asked the question because in my “judgement” the meaning of these German words are based on about 80 years of hearing it used. I never heard my parents say genau so I also never used genau to imply correct. When it comes to the German military I think genau or stimmt are both off limits. The affirmative answer is, I think, always jawohl perhaps followed by ...


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I would have said "nee", but it has to be 30 characters, so: No, there is no difference. only that "nee" is slightly more slang. You wouldn't use it in an official paper. While others have stated it is dialect, I personally would say that saying "nee" is acceptable and will be understood in every German-speaking region, it may just not be the most common ...


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If you want to learn German, then you learn standard German, which will be understood in all countries where German is spoken. But »nee« is not a standard-German word. It is a dialect word. »Nee« is part of many dialects, spoken mainly in mid and northern parts of Germany. But there are also German dialects, where »nein« is another word: See also here. If ...


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“Nee” is not slang, it's simply dialect. This form of “nein” occurs in more than one, but definitely not in all German dialects. I am from Berlin, and even though I do not speak a real Berlin dialect, saying “nee” is one of these things that happen when I speak sloppily, but not in all instances, so I say “nein” often enough and would not find it in any way ...



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