‘Schon/Schön’ Different meanings?

Hello there! I’ve been watching a lot of shows lately and I noticed there are this two words Schon an Schön that are used pretty often and I don’t really understand if they are the same word or they have different meanings! Can someone help me? Thank You! :wave: :pray:

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Hi!
They are definitely different words. The umlaut (the two dots) are very important in German: the vowels that have it sound different, and the words also change their meaning :crazy_face:

“Schon” can be an adverb or a particle.
As an adverb, it usually means something like “already” or “yet” → “Sind wir schon da?” = “Are we there yet?” :clock1:
As a particle, it’s mostly used for emphasis and it’s quite difficult to find an equivalent → “Gib schon her!” = “Give it here!” :exclamation:

“Schön” is an adjective, and it means “beautiful”, “pretty”, “nice” etc → “Sie ist schön” = “She is pretty” :woman:t5:

I hope this helped! :smiley:

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Thank you! It helped a lot, now I understand how and when to use each word!

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Thank you!
This explanation was super clear :fire:
I only knew the word Schön as an adjective, now I understand also all its other meanings!

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