on the rammsein song what does du hast mich mean?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    du hast mich does not mean 'you hate me' as is popularly believed. hast means have, while hasst means hate. big difference. 'du hast mich' means 'you have me', but that is not the whole sentence. it is actually 'du hast mich gefragt, und ich hab' nichts gesagt', which means, you have asked me, and i have not answered.

    hope this helps.

    Source(s): four years of german.
  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Because it's sung, it has a dual meaning. Du hast mich literally means "You have me" Du hasst mich means "You hate me" They sound the same when spoken/sung

  • 1 decade ago

    Du haßt mich = you hate me

    Du hast mich = you have me

  • Zoe
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    the sentence goes :du hast mich gefragt und ich hab nichts gesagt= u (have) asked me and i (have) said nothing.

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  • 1 decade ago

    translates verbatim to you have me.

    but they changed it to you hate me in the english version..

    Barbara S tells it like it is...

  • 1 decade ago

    you hate me

    ACTUALLY... I just looked up the lyrics.

    And it's kind of like the Lit song "you make me.... you make me complete.... you make me completely miserable.."

    They keep adding on to the sentence.

    So it starts out like you hate me.

    Then goes to you asked me

    Then goes on to "you asked me and I didn't answer"

    German is weird.

    Source(s): Fluent in German
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    lyrics say "you hate me" but literal translation that i can find says "you have me"

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