To give in German
The word “geben” means to give in German, but there is also another word for to give: “schenken”. The concept behind “schenken” is slightly different though.
The word “schenken“ implies that you give something to someone without ever wanting it back. Use “schenken” when talking about presents and gifts. Use “geben” when you want someone to give or pass you something.
Let’s have a look at the conjugation and some examples of "schenken" first.
How to pronounce "to give" in German