The German word for Only is Nur. This word often comes up when talking about location & place, time & frequency, numbers & quantity. It can be used as adverb. It is classified as a A1 word, and is the 39th most commonly used word in German. You can find example sentences below to provide context, and you can also listen to how the word is pronounced. Download our app for offline access to all of the 3000 most common German words with over 60000 example sentences, pronunciations, and various practice types.