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17.5: Weights and Measurements

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    das Kilogramm 1 Kilogramm = 1000 Gramm
    der Pfund 1 Pfund = 500 Gramm
    Note: 1 pound (American) = 454 grams
    der/das Liter liter
    der/das Meter, Millimeter, Zentimeter meter, milli-/centimeter,
    Kubikzentimeter, Kubikmeter cubic centimeter, cubic meter
    Quadratmeter, Quadratkilometer square meter, square kilometer

    Masculine and neuter nouns describing measurement, number, or weight are always expressed in the singular:

    Ich hätte gern drei Pfund Kaffee.
    I would like three pounds of coffee.

    Zwei Glas Apfelsaft, bitte!
    Two glasses of apple juice, please.

    Er trank zwei Liter Bier.
    He drank two liters of beer.


    17.5: Weights and Measurements is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Howard Martin revised by Alan Ng.

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