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Word of the week: die Eselsbrücke

Updated: Mar 6, 2021

(die) Eselsbrücke

noun: mnemonic

An Eselsbrücke, literally 'donkey bridge', is a way of helping you remember a certain thing – a mnemonic aid. It can be done as a rhyme, a pattern of letters, or associations for instance.

Wir können Eselsbrücken bauen, um Erinnerungen auszulösen. = We can create mnemonics in order to trigger memories.

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