You you check the meaning and pronunciation of these 5 words before you come to Germany, otherwise it can be really funny. Or embarassing.
Tageshit [no shit, but the menu of the day]
This word has to be pronounced correctly as it consists of two separate words Tag and hit which build a compound noun being linked with „es“. It does not mean what you probably might think. The meaning is menu of the day.
dick [not a dick, but thick]
This word is pronounced exactly as the English version, but the meaning is different. In this case it is an ordinary word with a meaning of thick or overweight.
hell [not a hell, but light or bright]
This word has also very similar pronunciation but a completely different meaning from the word hell – bright, light or pale.
womit [not to vomit, but wherewith]
Another interesting word with similar pronunciation but a different meaning of wherewith or whereby.
Fahrt [not to fart, but a journey]
This expression does not mean what some might think, but the meaning of this word is journey, trip, cruise or ride.