Why do Germans use doch?

You use doch to convey mood or emphasis. It has no specific grammatical purpose, but the feeling of a sentence changes when you add or remove it. Because doch has no specific meaning that can be translated to an English word, you have to learn it in context, through examples.

What noch means?

The meaning of “noch” In German, the adverb “noch” has the meaning of still, even and more.

How do you use Gleich in German?

“gleich” as “now”

  1. “Hör auf zu spielen und mach Hausaufgaben.” “Ja, mach ich gleich.”
  2. “Stop playing and start doing homework.” “Yeah I’ll do it in a second.”

How do you use doch in a sentence?

Doch has many other uses as well. As an adverb, it can mean “after all” or “all the same.” Ich habe sie doch erkannt! “I recognized her after all!” or “I did recognize her!” It is often used this way as an intensifier: Das hat sie doch gesagt. = “She did say that (after all).”

What does doch stand for?

counter a negative statement
Doch is THE word to counter a negative statement. This is the main meaning of doch. Of course it doesn’t have to be that obvious. Let’s look at some more subtle examples.

Is Deutch German?

German language, German Deutsch, official language of both Germany and Austria and one of the official languages of Switzerland. German belongs to the West Germanic group of the Indo-European language family, along with English, Frisian, and Dutch (Netherlandic, Flemish).

How do you use the word noch?

Noch tells us that it is raining now and it was raining earlier and that is exactly what still does. It is still raining.

What is Weider in German?

German: variant of Weide, meaning either ‘willow’ or ‘open country’, + -er denoting a person. Dutch: occupational name for a shepherd or herdsman, Middle Dutch weider. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Weide ‘willow tree’ (see Weide 3).

What is Gleichfalls?

thanks, the same to you
„gleichfalls“: Adverb thanks, the same to you!

What’s the difference between doch and Aber?

Conclusion. Both words can be translated as »but« only when they are used as conjunctions. In this case they are synonyms, so you can freely choose between them. But as shown above, the conjunction »aber« has a special feature, that the conjunction »doch« doesn’t have.

What does DOHC mean in car engines?

DOHC Dual overhead cam engines
Dual overhead cam engines are found in most modern vehicles today. They allow better airflow with less obstruction and are generally much more efficient engines than OHV or SOHC engines. Two camshafts operate 4 valves per cylinder, one separate camshaft for intake and exhaust valves.