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10 Words for Metals in German With English Translations

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.

This article will provide information about the names of different types of metals in the German language.

This article will provide information about the names of different types of metals in the German language.

The metals are an important component of life. We use different kinds of metals for different purposes according to their properties. Some of the examples of their applications are the machines made for transportation, aerospace, computers, construction, and farming. Here we will discuss the names used for 10 different metals in the German language.

The German names have been provided alongside their English meanings to help English readers learn them.

Metal names in German and English

English Name for MetalGerman Name for Metal

Iron

Eisen

Copper

Kupfer

Gold

Gold

Silver

Silber

Steel

Stahl

Lead

Führen

Platinum

Platin

Brass

Messing

Bronze

Bronze

Tin

Zinn

Iron

The translation of the word iron in the German language is eisen.

Copper

The German translation of the word copper is kupfer.

Gold

The word gold translates to gold in the German language.

Silver

The German translation of the word silver is silber.

Steel

The translation of the word steel in the German language is stahl.

Lead

The German name for lead is führen.

Platinum

The German word for platinum is platin.

Brass

The translation of the word brass in the German language is messing.

Bronze

The German translation of the word bronze is bronze.

Tin

The translation of the word tin in the German language is zinn.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the German name for iron?
    • Eisen
    • Kupfer
  2. What is silver called in the German language?
    • Silber
    • Gold
  3. What would you call brass in the German language?
    • Messing
    • Bronze
  4. Tin is called zinn in German.
    • True
    • False
  5. The German translation of the word platinum is platin.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Eisen
  2. Silber
  3. Messing
  4. True
  5. True

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