10 better ways to say “Ech hunn … net gär”

Luxembourgish lesson i don't like gär

Need some other, BETTER ways to explain in Luxembourgish that you don’t like something or someone? Wondering what you can say instead? You can be direct with your meaning, and not be rude – and that’s exactly what I’m sharing in this lesson! So let’s first look at Ech hunn eppes net gär I don’t like something. … Read more

Learn 10 Verbs with the preposition mat

luxembourgish verbs with mat

In  Luxembourgish there are verbs which take a certain preposition  and in this lesson you will learn 10 verbs that take the preposition mat with. Remember that mat is a preposition that always takes the dative case 1. ufänken mat  to start Beispiller (examples) Mir fänken um 8 Auer mam* Cours un. – We are … Read more

How to talk about working from home

Working from home has become a hot topic of conversation everywhere. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be working from home for the first time. That means you definitely understand the benefits and challenges of a work-from-home lifestyle. So in this lesson we will focus on the vocabulary on 2 major topics: different ways … Read more

How to say DIFFERENT in Luxembourgish

different Luxembourgish anescht verschidden

I hear many of my students hesitating between the words verschidden, anescht or eppes aneres or even aneschters. All of those meaning different in Luxembourgish. And that makes it not so easy when trying to make a sentence. But what is the difference between them?  1. verschidden & ënnerschiddlech Both mean different  (not the same) … Read more

When to use the Luxembourgish verb FANNEN

Luxembourgish verb fannen

In this lesson I will explain the different meanings of the verb fannen. Knowing the most common usages of fannen will be helpful in using and understanding Luxembourgish. But the first step is to learn how to conjugate fannen – irregular verb Conjugation  Present Tense: ech fannen – du fënns – hien / hatt fënnt … Read more

How to use the Luxembourgish verb DÄERFEN

Luxembourgish verb däerfen

Däerfen to be allowed to is one of the five modal verbs that are so essential in Luxembourgish. A modal verb, is almost always used with another verb in a sentence. Däerfen can take on a few different meanings, depending on its context: Däerfen is different from its English equivalent may, allowed/permitted to. This makes it a little … Read more

Learn 15 Dative Verbs in Luxembourgish

Luxembourgish dative verbs

In this lesson you’ll find those Luxembourgish verbs that take a direct object in the dative case. Many dative verbs can be translated with a to-phrase: äntweren to give an answer to; gefalen to be pleasing to …. To make a correct sentence with a dative verb you need to learn first the personal pronouns and articles in the … Read more

Course “Master the Sproochentest – Oral Exam”

Sproochentest Luxembourgish citizenship

Do you intend to register for the Luxembourgish language test, called “Sproochentest” to be able to apply for the Luxembourgish citizenship? Or, you have already registered to take the Sproochentest in the upcoming months? You have level A2? YES? And now you don’t know where to start? You want to know how to get prepared and … Read more

When do you say du, dir or Dir in Luxembourgish?

Luxembourgish grammar du dir Dir

This Luxembourgish grammar lesson will focus on Luxembourgish personal pronouns and will provide easy-to-follow examples. Pronouns are an essential element of Luxembourgish grammar which cannot be ignored or rushed. Before we have a look at the several different forms of you in Luxembourgish let’s first of all answer the following question: What is a pronoun? Simply put, a pronoun … Read more