85 words you need to know in a supermarket – 85 Worte, die du im Supermarkt brauchst

These are some pretty common words. You may need to know these words,

if you have to talk about supermarkets because you need to buy something.

Deutsch: English:
Supermarkt (m) supermarket
Öffnungszeiten (pl)
opening hours
Anfahrtsweg (m)
directions,
travel route
Parkplatz (m)
parking,
parking space,
car park
Bushaltestelle (f) bus stop
Fahrradstellplatz (m)
bicycle parking
Einkaufswagen (m)
(shopping) cart,
(shopping) trolley
Einkaufskorb (m)
shopping basket

 ooo

if you want to pay for your purchases.

Zahlungsmöglichkeiten (pl)
payment options
Kasse (f)
checkout,
cash desk,
Kreditkartenzahlung (f)
credit card payment
Barzahlung (f)
cash,
cash payment,
EC-Karte (f)
EC card
Gutschein (m)
voucher,
coupon
Rabatt (m)
discount,
rebate,
reduction,
Treue-Punkte (pl) loyalty points

 ooo

if you have to talk about something you desperately need to do in the supermarket.

bezahlen,
zahlen
to pay
atmen to breathe
gehen to go,
to walk
aufs Klo gehen,
zur Toilette gehen
to go to the bathroom,
to go to the restroom,
to go to the loo,
….
ein Baby wickeln to put on a baby’s nappy,
to put on a baby’s diaper

 ooo

if you’re talking about or with  the employees of your supermarket.

Filialleiter (m)/
Filialleiterin (f)
branch manager,
store manager
Verkäufer (m)/
Verkäuferin (f)
shop assistant,
shop clerk
Kassierer (m) /
Kassiererin (f)
cashier,
clerk
Aushilfe (f) temp,
temporary employee,
substitute,
….

 ooo

if you have to  ask someone where you can find a certain product.

Angebot der Woche (n) offer of the week
Babybedarf (m)
baby needs,
baby products
Backwaren (pl)
baked goods,
bakery products,
pastries
Bekleidung (f)
clothing,
clothes
Brotaufstrich (m) spread
Bücher (pl)
books
Cappuccino (m)
cappuccino
CDs (pl)
CDs
Dessert (n) dessert
Eistee (m)
iced tea
Fertiggerichte (pl)
ready meals,
ready-made meals,
prepared dishes,
convenience food, …
Gebäck (n)
pastry,
pastries,
biscuits, …
Gemüse (n) vegetables (pl), …
Geschirr (n)
dishes,
tableware, …
Gesichtspflege (f)
facial care,
face care
Getränke (pl)
beverages,
drinks
Haarpflege (f)
hair care
Haushaltswaren (pl) household goods,
household items,
household articles,
housewares, …
Hygieneartikel (pl)
toiletries,
hygiene products,
sanitary products, …
Joghurt (m) yogurt,
yoghurt
Kaffee (m) coffee
Kartoffelchips (pl)
potato chips
Kartoffelprodukte (pl)
potato products
Käse (m) cheese
Kekse (pl) biscuits (BE),
cookies (AE)
Ketchup (n)
ketchup
Knabbereien (pl)
nibbles, munchies
Körperpflege (f)
body care,
personal hygiene
Konserven (pl)
preserves,
cans,
canned foods,
canned goods,
preserved foods, …
Kuchen (m)
cake,
pie, …
Kühltheke (f)
refrigerated counter,
cooling counter
Limonade (f)
lemonade
Make-up (n)
makeup,
make up
Milch (f)
milk
Milchprodukte (pl) milk products
Mundpflege (f)
oral care, oral hygiene
Müsli (n)
cereals, muesli
Nudeln (pl)
noodels
Nüsse (pl)
nuts
Obst (n)
fruit
Pralinen (pl) chocolates,
pralines
Putzmittel (pl)
cleaning agents,
cleaning products,
cleaning materials
Quark (m)
quark,
curd,
curd cheese
Reis (m)
rice
Schnuller (m)
soother,
pacifier (AE),
dummy (BE)
Schorle (f) spritzer
Schokolade (f)
chocolate
Schreibwaren (pl) stationery,
office supplies,
writing materials
Senf (m) mustard
Spielzeug (n) toy,
toys
Spirituosen (pl) spirit,
spirit drinks,
liquor
Spülmittel (m)
detergent,
washing-up liquid
Süßwaren (pl)
confectioneries
Tee (m)
tea
Tierbedarf (m)
animal needs,
pet supplies, …
Trockenfrüchte (pl) dried fruit
Wasser (m) water
Waschmittel (n)
detergent,
washing powder,
washing agent
Wein (m)
 wine
Zahnpflege (f)
dental hygiene,
dental care
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