How do you say “I don’t understand” in German

Assume that you are in Germany and somebody spoke very fast in German and you could not understand a single word of it. How will you say to him “I don’t understand you ” in German.

Let us learn translation of above lines in German and also a new German verb :  “verstehen (to understand)”

Ich verstehe. (I understand)

Ich verstehe nicht. (I don’t understand)

Ich verstehe dich nicht. (I don’t understand you)

Ich verstehe ein bisschen Deutsch. (I understand very little German)

Ich verstehe kein Deutsch. (I understand no German- Literal translation)

Ich verstehe nur Englisch. (I understand only English)

Ich verstehe nur Spanisch. (I understand only Spanish)

Related Lesson: Making negative sentences in German


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