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L1 {n} :: L1 {f}
L2 {n} :: L2 {f}
lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
label {n} (small ticket or sign giving information) :: Etikett {n}, Beschriftung {f}, Aufschrift {m}
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on) :: etikettieren
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise) :: etikettieren
label {n} (company selling records) SEE: record label ::
labeled {adj} (having a label, tagged) :: beschriftet, gekennzeichnet
labellum {n} :: Labellum, Lippe {f}
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva) :: Labia {p}, Schamlippen {f-p}
labial {adj} (pertaining to the lips) :: Lippen-, labial
labial {adj} (linguistics: articulated by the lips) :: labial
labial {n} (consonant articulated by the lips) :: Labial {m}
labialization {n} (secondary articulatory feature) :: Labialisierung {f}
labialize {v} (make a sound labial) :: labialisieren
labia majora {n} (outer folds of vulva) :: große Schamlippen {f-p}
labia minora {n} ((anatomy) the two inner folds of skin within the cleft of the labia majora) :: kleine Schamlippen {f}
labiate {n} (plant of mint family) :: Lippenblütler {m}
labile {adj} (liable to slip, err, fall or apostatize) :: labil
lability {n} (state of being labile) :: Labilität {f}
lability {n} (susceptibility to change) :: Labilität {f}
labium {n} (liplike structure) :: Schamlippe {f}
labneh {n} (strained yoghurt, yoghurt cheese) :: Labneh {n}, Labné {n}
laboratory {n} (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research) :: Labor {n}, Laboratorium {n}, Laborgebäude {n}
laboratory {n} (place where chemicals, drugs or microbes are prepared or manufactured) :: Labor {n}, Laboratorium {n}, Laborgebäude {n}
Labor Day {n} (holiday on May 1st) SEE: May Day ::
laborer {n} (One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly) :: Arbeiter {m}
labor-intensive {adj} (requiring a great deal of work) :: arbeitsintensiv
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
laborious {adj} (requiring much physical effort) :: arbeitsintensiv
labor market {n} (market consisting of workers) :: Arbeitsmarkt {m}
Labor Party {prop} (similar party in another country) SEE: Labour Party ::
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union ::
labour {n} (work) :: Arbeit {f}
labour {n} (workers) :: Arbeiter {m-p}
labour {n} (giving birth) :: gebären
labour {v} (to work) :: arbeiten
labour force {n} (people available for employment) :: Arbeitskraft
Labour Party {prop} (British party) :: Labor Party {f} [UK and other Anglophone countries]
Labour Party {prop} (similar party in another country) :: Arbeiterpartei {f}, Labor Party {f} [UK and other Anglophone countries]
Labrador duck {n} (Camptorhynchus labradorius) :: Labradorente {f}
laburnum {n} (tree) :: Goldregen {m}
labyrinth {n} (maze) :: Labyrinth {n}
labyrinth {n} (part of inner ear) :: Labyrinth {n}
labyrinthal {adj} (like a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthian {adj} (mazelike) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthiform {adj} (having the form of a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthine {adj} (physically resembling a labyrinth) :: labyrinthartig
lac {n} (a resinous substance) :: Lack {m}
lace {n} (fabric) :: Spitze {f}, Spitzenborte {f}, Klöppelspitze {f}, Spitzensaum {m}, Klöppelei {f}, Spitzentuch {n}, Spitzenstoff {m}
lace {v} (fasten with laces) :: schnüren, binden, zusammenbinden, flechten, verflechten, verlitzen, abbinden, bündeln, einsäumen, klöppeln
lace {v} (add something harmful to) :: zugeben, versetzen, verunreinigen, kontaminieren, dotieren, infizieren, vergiften
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe) SEE: shoelace ::
laceration {n} (an irregular open wound caused by a blunt impact to soft tissue) :: Platzwunde {f}
Lacerta {prop} (a constellation) :: Eidechse {f}
lachanophobia {n} (irrational fear of vegetables) :: Lachanophobie {f}
lachrymable {adj} (lamentable) SEE: lamentable ::
lachrymal {adj} (of or relating to tears) SEE: lacrimal ::
lachrymose {adj} (tearful; causing tears) :: ergreifend, traurig, nahe gehend
lack {n} (deficiency, need) :: Mangel {m}
lack {v} (be without, need, require) :: mangeln, fehlen, [transitive, dated] entbehren
lackadaisical {adj} (showing no interest or enthusiasm) :: gleichgültig, lustlos, lasch
lackey {n} (liveried male servant) :: Lakai {m}
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower) :: Lakai {m}
lackluster {adj} (Having no shine or lustre; dull) :: matt, glanzlos, farblos, lustlos
lackluster {adj} (Not exceptional; not worthy of special merit, attention, or interest) :: mittelmäßig
lackluster {adj} (Having no vitality) :: langweilig, müde
Laconia {prop} (region in the southern Peloponnese) :: Lakonien
laconic {adj} (using as few words as possible) :: lakonisch, wortkarg
La Coruña {prop} (A Coruña) SEE: A Coruña ::
lacquer {n} (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating) :: Lack {m}
lacquer {v} (to apply a lacquer to something) :: lackieren
lacrimal {adj} (of or relating to tears) :: Tränen-
lacrimal bone {n} (fragile bone situated near the eye) :: Tränenbein {n}
lacrimal gland {n} (gland which secretes tear fluid) :: Tränendrüse {f}
lacrimal sac {n} (dilated upper end of the tear duct) :: Tränensack {m}
lacrosse {n} (the sport) :: Lacrosse {n}
lactase {n} (A β-galactosidase enzyme) :: Laktase {f}, Lactase {f}
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H)) :: Milchsäure {f}
lactone {n} (cyclic intramolecular ester) :: Lacton {n}
lactoprotein {n} (protein) :: Milcheiweiß {n}
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products) :: Laktose {f}, [alternatively:] Lactose, Milchzucker {m}
lactose intolerance {n} (inability to metabolize lactose) :: Laktoseintoleranz {f}
lactose intolerant {adj} (unable to metabolize lactose) :: laktoseintolerant
lacuna {n} (in linguistics) :: lexikalische Lücke {f}
lacustrine {adj} (of or relating to lakes) :: lakustrisch
lad {n} (a boy) :: Junge {m}, Knabe {m}, Bube {m}
lad {n} (familiar term of address for a man) :: Bursche {m}
lad {n} (a groom who works with horses) :: Stallbursche {m}
Ladakh {prop} (region) :: Ladakh
ladder {n} (climbing tool) :: Leiter {f}
ladder {n} (length of unravelled fabric in a knitted garment) :: Laufmasche {f}
ladder snake {n} (Rhinechis scalaris) :: Treppennatter {f}
laddie {n} (small boy) :: Bubi {m}
lade {v} (To fill or load) :: beladen
lade {v} (To weigh down, oppress, or burden) :: belasten, beladen, aufbürden
lade {v} (To use a ladle or dipper to remove something) :: schöpfen
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women) :: Damen und Herren {p}, meine Damen und Herren {p}, [ironic] Herrschaften {f-p}
ladies first {proverb} (phrase encouraging gentlemanliness) :: Ladies first
ladies' room {n} (lavatory intended for women, see also: toilet) :: Damenumkleideraum {m}
Ladin {prop} (the Romance language) :: Ladinisch {n}, ladinische Sprache
Ladinian {prop} (subdivision of the Triassic period) :: Ladinium
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle) :: Kelle {f}, Suppenkelle, Schöpfkelle {f}, Schöpflöffel {m}
ladle {n} (container used in a foundry to transport and pour out molten metal) :: Gießpfanne {f}
Ladoga {prop} (a lake in Russia) :: Ladogasee {m}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority) :: Dame {f}
lady {n} (wife of a lord) :: Frau {f}, Herrin {f}, Dame {f}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman) :: Dame {f}, meine Dame {f}, Madam {f}
lady {n} (toilets intended for use by women) :: Damentoilette {f}
Lady {n} (aristocratic title for a woman) :: Frau, Herrin, Dame
lady abbess {n} (bawd) :: Puffmutter
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae) :: Marienkäfer {m}
ladybird spider {n} (Eresus sandaliatus, a species of spider found primarily in northern and central Europe) :: rote Röhrenspinne {f}
ladyboy {n} (effeminate homosexual man, especially an intergender person, see also: kathoey) :: Ladyboy {m} [anglicism, uncommon]
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
ladyfinger {n} (small sponge cake) :: Katzenzunge, Löffelbiskuit
ladyfinger {n} (okra) SEE: okra ::
lady-in-waiting {n} (lady in the household of a woman of higher rank who attends he as a personal assistant) :: Hofdame {f}, Ehrendame {f}, Palastdame {f}
lady-killer {n} (man unusually attractive to women) :: Herzensbrecher {m}, Frauenschwarm {m}
lady-killer {n} (uncaring womanizer) :: Frauenheld {m}, Weiberheld {m}, Schürzenjäger {m}
ladylike {adj} (of or connected with the appearance or behaviour of a well-mannered woman) :: damenhaft
ladylove {n} (a woman who is loved by someone) :: Feinsliebchen {n}, Geliebte {f}, Liebling {m}, Liebste {f}
Lady Luck {prop} (female personification of luck) :: Glücksgöttin {f}
ladyship {n} (Term of respect) :: Die Herrin {f}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
lady's man {n} (man who attracts women and enjoys their company) :: Weiberheld {m}
lady's slipper {n} (orchid of the subfamily Cypripedioideae) :: Frauenschuh {m}
lady's slipper {n} (Cypripedium calceolus) :: Gelber Frauenschuh {m}
Laestrygonians {n} (tribe) :: Laistrygonen
lag {v} (to fall behind) :: zurückbleiben, zurückfallen
lager {n} (type of beer) :: Lager {n}
laggard {n} (one who lags behind) :: Nachzügler {m}, Bummler {m}
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water) :: Lagune {f}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan ::
Lagrange point {n} (a point in an orbital configuration) :: Lagrange-Punkt {m}
lahar {n} (volcanic mudflow) :: Lahar {m}
lahmacun {n} (dish of Arab origin) :: Türkische Pizza {f}
Lahti {prop} (city of Finland) :: Lahti
laicism {n} (secularism) :: Laizismus {m}
laicist {adj} (laicist (adjective)) :: laizistisch
laicist {n} (laicist (noun)) :: Laizist {m}, Laizistin {f}
laid-back {adj} (relaxed and easy-going) :: locker, lässig, entspannt, unbeschwert
lain {v} (situated horizontally) :: gelegen
lair {n} (of an animal) :: Bau {m}, Höhle {f}
laissez faire {n} (economics: a policy of governmental non-interference in economic affairs) :: Laissez-faire {n}
laity {n} (people of a church who are not ordained) :: Laie
Laius {prop} (father of Oedipus and husband of Jocasta) :: Laios {m}
lake {n} (body of water) :: See {m}
lake {n} (a kind of coloring agent) :: Farbstoff {m}
Lake Como {prop} (lake in Italy) :: Comer See
Lake Constance {prop} (Lake) :: Bodensee
lake dwelling {n} (prehistoric structure) :: Pfahlbau {m}
Lake Erie {prop} (the lake) :: Eriesee {m}
Lake Garda {prop} (lake in Italy) :: Gardasee {m}
Lake Ladoga {prop} (Ladoga) SEE: Ladoga ::
Lake Malar {prop} (third-largest lake in Sweden) :: Mälaren
Lake Michigan {prop} (one of the five Great Lakes) :: Michigansee {m}, Michigan-See {m}
Lake Mälaren {prop} (third-largest lake in Sweden) :: Mälaren
Lake Ontario {prop} (the lake, see also: Ontario) :: Ontariosee {m}
lakeshore {n} (the shore of a lake) :: Seeuver {n}
lakeside {n} (the shore of a lake) :: Seeufer {n}
Lake Superior {prop} (the lake) :: Oberer See {m}
Lake Zurich {prop} (lake in Switzerland) :: Zürichsee {m}
laksa {n} (a spicy stew from Indonesia or Malaysia) :: Laksa {f}
Lakshmi {prop} (Hindu goddess of wealth) :: Lakshmi
La-La Land {prop} (a fictional, nonphysical place) :: Phantasieland {n}
Lalibela {prop} (town in Ethiopia) :: Lalibela
lama {n} (master of Tibetan Buddhism) :: Lama {m}
lamb {n} (young sheep) :: Lamm {n}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food) :: Lamm {n}, Lammfleisch {n}
lambaste {v} (to scold or verbally reprimand) :: beschimpfen, zurechtweisen
lambaste {v} (to give a thrashing to) :: verdreschen, verprügeln
lambda {n} (name of the Greek letter) :: Lambda {n}
lambdacism {n} (pronunciation of other sounds as l) :: Lambdazismus {m}
lambda point {n} (transition point between the normal and the superfluid forms of helium) :: Lambdapunkt {m}
lambda probe {n} (device used to measure the proportion of oxygen in a fluid) :: Lambdasonde {f}
lambkin {n} (A young lamb) :: Lämmchen {n}
lamblike {adj} (like a lamb) :: lammfromm, lammartig
Lamb of God {prop} (Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice) :: Lamm Gottes {n}
Lamb shift {n} (difference between energy levels) :: Lamb-Verschiebung {f}
lamb's lettuce {n} (corn salad) SEE: corn salad ::
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs) :: lahm
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant) :: ätzend, öde
lame {adj} :: [2] lahm
lame duck {n} (an official who is marking time until leaving their office) :: Lame Duck {n}
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill ::
lament {n} (expression of grief, suffering, or sadness) :: Klage {f}, Wehklage {f}, Klagen {n}, Wehklagen {n}
lament {n} (song expressing grief) :: Klagegesang {m}, Klagelied {n}
lament {v} (express grief) :: wehklagen
lament {v} (bewail) :: beklagen
lamentable {adj} (deplorable) :: beklagenswert
lamentably {adv} (regrettably) SEE: regrettably ::
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Klagelieder {f-p}
lametta {n} (thin wire or foil) :: Lametta {n}
lamia {n} (monster in mythology) :: Lamia
laminate {v} (To assemble from thin sheets) :: laminieren
laminate {n} (Material formed of thin sheets) :: Laminat {n}
laminated {adj} (made by lamination) :: laminiert
laminate flooring {n} (synthetic flooring simulating wood) :: Laminat {n}, Laminatfußboden {m}, Laminatboden {m}
lamination {n} (process) :: Laminierung {f}
lamination {n} (product of laminating) :: Laminat {n}
lammergeier {n} (bird) :: Lämmergeier {m}, Bartgeier {m}
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
lamp {n} (device producing light) :: Lampe {f}
lamp {n} (oil device producing light) :: Lampe {f}, Öllampe {f}
lampoon {n} (written satirical attack) :: Pamphlet {n}, Schmähschrift {f}, Spottschrift {f}
lampoon {v} (satirize) SEE: satirize ::
lamppost {n} (pole that holds up a light) :: Laternenpfahl {m}
lamprey {n} (a fish) :: Neunauge {n}
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp) :: Lampenschirm {m}
lance {n} (weapon of war) :: Lanze {f}
lance {n} (wooden weapon used in jousting or tilting) :: Lanze {f}
lance {n} (spear or harpoon used by whalers) :: Harpune {f}
lance {n} ((military) soldier armed with a lance) :: Lanzer {m}
lance {n} ((military) instrument which conveys the charge of a piece of ordinance) :: Harpune mit Sprenggeschoss {f}
lance corporal {n} (lance corporal) :: Gefreiter {m}
lancet {n} (surgical instrument) :: Lanzette {f}
land {n} (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water) :: Land {n}, Länder {p}
land {n} (real estate or landed property) :: Land {n}, Länder {p}
land {n} (country or region) :: Land {n}, Länder {p}
land {n} (someone's homeplace) :: Vaterland {n}
land {n} (ground that is suitable for farming) :: Land {n}, Länder {p}
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air) :: landen
land {v} (to bring to land) :: landen
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver ::
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright ::
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) :: -land {n}
land ahoy {interj} (interjection shouted by the ship's watch) :: Land in Sicht
lander {n} (space probe) :: Lander {m}
Landeshauptmann {n} (title of the head of government of an Austrian state or of specific Italian provinces) :: Landeshauptmann {m}
landfall {n} (arrival of a ship at the shore) :: Landung {f}
landfill {v} (to dispose of waste) :: deponieren, ablagern
landfill {n} (site at which refuse is buried) :: Deponie {f}, [garbage] Mülldeponie {f}, Müllhalde {f}
landfill {n} (material so disposed of) :: Müll {m}
landgrave {n} (renderings of Landgraf) :: Landgraf {m}
landgraviate {n} (countship of a landgrave) :: Landgrafschaft {f}
landgravine {n} (wife of a landgrave) :: Landgräfin
land ho {interj} (land ahoy) SEE: land ahoy ::
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land ::
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane) :: Landung {f}
landing {n} (an in-between platform) :: Treppenabsatz {m}
landing {n} (a place on a shoreline where a boat lands) :: Anlegeplatz {m}, Landungsplatz {m}, Anlandungsplatz {m}, Anlandungsstelle {f}
landing gear {n} (undercarriage) :: Fahrwerk {n}
landing net {n} (Fishnet) :: Kescher {m}
landing strip {n} (auxiliary or temporary runway for aircraft) :: Landepiste {f}, Landebahn {f}
landlady {n} (female landlord) :: Vermieterin {f}, Hauswirtin {f}
landline {n} (fixed telephone communications cable) :: Festnetz {n}
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire) :: Festnetz {n}
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land) :: binnen-
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo) :: Vermieter {m}, Hauswirt {m}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond ::
landlubber {n} (someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship) :: Landratte {f}
landmark {n} (recognizable feature) :: Wahrzeichen {n}, Orientierungspunkt {m}, Orientierungshilfe {f}
landmark {n} (notable location) :: Sehenswürdigkeit {f}
landmass {n} (large continuous area of land) :: Landfläche {f}, Landmasse {f}, Festland {n}
land mine {n} (mine that is placed on land) :: Landmine {f}
Land of the Rising Sun {prop} (Japan) :: Land der aufgehenden Sonne {n}
landowner {n} (a person who owns land) :: Grundbesitzer {m}, Grundbesitzerin {f}
landrail {n} (Crex crex) SEE: corncrake ::
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory) :: Landschaft {f}
landscape {n} (pictorial aspect of a country) :: Landschaft {f}
landscape {n} (mode of printing) :: Querformat {n}
landscape genetics {n} (discipline) :: Landschaftsgenetik {f}
landscaper {n} (one that does landscaping) :: Landschaftsgärtner {m}, Landschaftsgärtnerin {f}
landscaping {n} (the act of improving a landscape) :: Landschaftsbau {m}
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet ::
landslide {n} (natural disaster) :: Erdrutsch {m}
landslide {n} (vote won by a wide or overwhelming majority) :: erdrutschartiger Sieg, überwältigender Sieg, Erdrutschsieg {m}
landslide victory {n} (overwhelming victory in an election) :: Erdrutschsieg {m}, überwältigender Sieg {m}
landslip {n} (A mass of land that has moved downslope) :: Erdrutsch {m}
Landtag {n} (representative assembly) :: Landtag {m}
lane {n} (passageway) :: Gasse {f}
lane {n} (division of roadway) :: Spur {f}
lane {n} (course for ships or aircraft) :: Spur {f}, Route {f}
Langhian {prop} (subdivision of the Miocene epoch) :: Langhium
Langobard {n} (Lombard) SEE: Lombard ::
language {n} (body of words used as a form of communication) :: Sprache {f}, Einzelsprache {f} [scientific]
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words) :: Sprache {f}
language {n} (nonverbal communication) :: Sprache {f}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field) :: Sprache {f}, Jargon {n}
language {n} (particular words used) :: Sprache {f}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language) :: Sprache {f}, Sprachen {p}
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication) :: Sprachbarriere {f}
language code {n} (a standard identifier of a language) :: Sprachcode {m}
language exchange {n} (language exchange) :: Sprachenaustausch {m}
language family {n} (set of languages) :: Sprachfamilie {f}
language game {n} (in philosophy) :: Sprachspiel {n}
language isolate {n} (natural language without relatives) :: isolierte Sprache {f}
language police {n} (language police) :: Sprachpolizei {f}
language school {n} (school where foreign languages are taught) :: Sprachschule {f}
language swap {n} (language exchange) SEE: language exchange ::
language technology {n} (field dealing with computers analyzing and producing human language, etc.) :: Sprachtechnologie {f}
Languedoc {prop} (French province) :: Languedoc {n}
Languedoc-Roussillon {prop} (region of France) :: Languedoc-Roussillon {n}
languid {adj} (lacking enthusiasm, energy or strength) :: träge
languish {v} (to lose strength and become weak) :: ermatten, erschlaffen, siechen
languish {v} (to pine away with longing) :: schmachten, sehnen, sich verzehren
languish {v} (to live in miserable conditions) :: dahinsiechen, schmachten
languor {n} (a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling) :: einschläfernde Stille
La Niña {n} (temperature anomaly) :: La Niña {n}
lanichol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
laniol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin ::
lanky {adj} (tall, slim) :: schlaksig
lanolin {n} (greasy yellow substance) :: Wollwachs {n}, Wollschweißfett {n} [archaic]
lansquenet {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) :: Landsknecht {m}
lansquenet {n} (gambling card game) :: Landsknecht {m}, Lansquenet {m}
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light) :: Laterne {f}
lantern {n} (a smaller and secondary cupola crowning a larger one) :: Laterne {f}
lantern beetle {n} (Several kinds of cicadas) :: Laternenträger {m}
lanternfish {n} (Any small, deep sea fish of family Myctophidae) :: Laternenfisch {m}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element) :: Lanthan {n}
lanyard {n} (a cord worn around the neck; used to hold a small object such as a whistle) :: Umhängeband {n}, Trageband {n}, Schlüsselband {n} [for keys]
lanyard {n} (a cord with a hook; once used to fire artillery) :: Abzugsleine {f}
Lao {n} (person) :: Laote {m}, Laotin {f}
Lao {n} (language) :: Laotisch, Lao {n}
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language) :: laotisch
Laocoön {prop} (Trojan or Argonaut) :: Laokoon
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Laos {n}
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao ::
Laotian {prop} (language) :: Laotisch, Lao {n}
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos) :: laotisch
Lao-Tzu {prop} (Laozi) SEE: Laozi ::
Laozi {prop} (influential Chinese philosopher and founder of Taoism) :: Laozi {m}
lap {n} (upper legs of a seated person) :: Schoß {m}
lap {n} :: [4,5] Schoß {m}
lap {v} (to overtake a straggler) :: überrunden
lap {v} :: [3] überlappen
lap {n} (sports: one circuit around a race track) :: Runde {f}, Platzrunde {f}
lap {n} :: [1] Überstand {m}, [1] Überhang {m}, [4] Runde {f}
lap {v} (to take liquid into the mouth with the tongue) :: schlecken
laparoscope {n} (thin endoscope) :: Laparoskop {n}
laparoscopy {n} (examination or surgery on the peritoneal cavity) :: Bauchspiegelung {f}, Laparoskopie {f}
laparotomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: Laparotomie {f}
La Paz {prop} (capital city of Bolivia) :: La Paz
lap dog {n} (small dog suited to resting in its master's lap) :: Schoßhund {m}, Schoßhündin {f}
lapel {n} (each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit) :: Revers {n}; Klappe {f}; Aufschlag {m}, Jackenaufschlag {m}, Mantelaufschlag {m}, Rockaufschlag {m}
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death) :: Steinigung {f}, [from Arabic] Radschm {m}, Lapidation {f}
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone) :: Lapislazuli {m}, Lapis Lazuli {m}, Lasurstein {m}, Lazurit {n}
Laplace operator {n} (mathematics, physics: differential operator used in modeling of wave propagation, heat flow and many other applications) :: Laplace-Operator {m}
Laplace transform {n} (function on positive real numbers) :: Laplace-Transformation {f}
Laplacian {n} (Laplace operator) SEE: Laplace operator ::
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia) :: Lappland {n}
lap of honour {n} (victory lap) SEE: victory lap ::
Lapp {n} (person) :: Lappe {m}
Lapp {prop} (language) :: Lappisch {n}
Lappeenranta {prop} (city of Finland) :: Lappeenranta
lappet moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar ::
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland ::
Lapponian Herder {n} (breed of dog) :: Lappländischer Rentierhund {m}, Finnischer Lapplandhirtenhund
La Pérouse Strait {prop} (strait) :: La-Pérouse-Straße {f}
lapse {n} (a temporary failure; a slip) :: Entgleisung {f}
lapta {n} (a Russian bat and ball game) :: Lapta {f}
laptop {n} (computing: a laptop computer) :: Laptop {m}, Klapprechner {m} [colloquial]
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop ::
lapwing {n} (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae) :: Kiebitz {m}
Lara {prop} (female given name) :: Lara {f}
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port ::
larceny {n} (law: unlawful taking of personal property) :: Diebstahl {m}
larch {n} (a coniferous tree) :: Lärche {f}
larch {n} (the wood of the larch) :: Lärche {f}, Lärchenholz {n}
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig) :: Schmalz {m}
larder {n} (cool room used as food storage) :: Kühlraum {m}, Speisekammer {f}
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big) :: groß, weit
large-headed water snake {n} (Natrix megalocephala) :: Großkopf-Ringelnatter {f}
large intestine {n} (bodily organ) :: Dickdarm {m}
Large Münsterländer {n} (Large Münsterländer) :: Großer Münsterländer {m}
largen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
large-scale {adj} (large in amount, scope or extent) :: großangelegt, groß angelegt
large-scale {adj} (drawn large so as to show detail) :: großangelegt, groß angelegt
largescale archerfish {n} (Toxotes chatareus) :: Gefleckter Schützenfisch {m}
largess {n} (generosity in the giving of gifts or money) :: Großzügigkeit {f}
large-tailed antshrike {n} (a passerine of the antbird family) :: Langschwanz-Ameisenwürger {m}
Larissa {prop} (female given name) :: Larissa
lark {n} (bird) :: Lerche {f}
lark {n} (one who wakes early) :: Frühaufsteher {m}, Frühaufsteher {m}, Lerche {f}
larkspur {n} (Delphinium) :: Rittersporn {m}
larnax {n} (small closed coffin, box or cinerary urn) :: Larnax
larva {n} (a stage of growth) :: Larve {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole) :: Larve {f}
larval {adj} (of or relating to a larva or larvae, being a larva, larval-like, undeveloped) :: laval, larvenähnlich, larvenartig
laryngeal {adj} (of or pertaining to larynx) :: kehlkopflich, Kehlkopf-
laryngeal {n} (laryngeal sound) :: Kehlkopflaut {m}
laryngeal {n} (in Proto-Indo-European linguistics, one of the typically three reconstructed consonants) :: Laryngal {m}
laryngitis {n} (inflammation of the larynx) :: Kehlkopfentzündung {f}
laryngological {adj} (of or pertaining to laryngology) :: laryngologisch
laryngologist {n} (a person who studies or specializes in laryngology) :: Laryngologe {m}, Laryngologin {f}
laryngology {n} (branch of physiology) :: Laryngologie
larynx {n} (organ involved in breath control, protection of the trachea, and sound production) :: Kehlkopf {m}
lasagna {n} (baked dish) :: Lasagne {f}
lasagne {n} (lasagna) SEE: lasagna ::
lascivious {adj} (wanton) :: lüstern, lasziv
lasciviousness {n} (the state or characteristic of being lascivious) :: Lüsternheit {f}, Laszivität {f}
laser {n} (device producing beam of light) :: Laser {m}
laser {n} (laser beam) SEE: laser beam ::
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer ::
laser beam {n} (light from a laser) :: Laserstrahl {m}
laser cooling {n} (process of using the force exerted by a laser to reduce the temperature of a gas) :: Laserkühlung {f}
laser pointer {n} (device that emits a highly concentrated beam of light) :: Laserpointer {m}
laser printer {n} (computer printer) :: Laserdrucker {m}
laserwort {n} (plant of the genus Laserpitium) :: Laserkraut {n}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash ::
lash {n} (thong of a whip) :: Schlag {m}, Peitschenschnur {f}
lash {n} (stroke with a whip) :: Peitschenhieb {m}, Hieb {m}
lass {n} (a young woman or girl) :: Mädchen {n}, Jungfrau {f}
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart ::
lassi {n} (beverage) :: Lassi {n} {m}
lasso {n} (a long rope with a sliding loop) :: Lasso
last {adj} (final) :: letzter
last {adj} (most recent) :: letzter
last {determiner} (the one immediately before the present) :: letzter
last {adv} (after everything else) :: zuletzt
last {adv} (finally) :: zuletzt
last {v} (to endure, continue over time) :: dauern, aushalten
last {v} (to hold out) :: andauern, anhalten
last {n} (tool) :: Leisten {m}
lastborn {adj} (born last in a family) :: letztgeboren
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list) :: nicht zuletzt; last but not least, last, but not least, last not least, last, not least
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
last call {n} (announcement) :: letzter Aufruf
last-ditch {adj} (as a last resort, done in desperation) :: verzweifelt, allerletzter
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day) :: Jüngstes Gericht {n}
last meal {n} (final meal before being executed) :: Henkersmahlzeit {f}, Henkersmahl {n}
last mile {n} (portion of the infrastructure) :: letzte Meile {f}
last nail in the coffin {n} (final nail in the coffin) SEE: final nail in the coffin ::
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night) :: gestern Abend [before midnight]; heute Nacht [after midnight; can also mean the coming night, depending on tense]; gestern Nacht, letzte Nacht [after midnight; both less common]
last night {adv} (during the night before today) :: gestern Abend [before midnight]; heute Nacht [after midnight; can also mean the coming night, depending on tense]; gestern Nacht, letzte Nacht [after midnight; both less common]
last resort {n} (only remaining option) :: letztes Mittel {n}, letzter Ausweg {m}
last straw {n} (small additional burden) :: der Tropfen, der das Fass zum Überlaufen bringt
Last Supper {prop} (last meal Jesus ate with disciples) :: Abendmahl, das letzte Abendmahl {n}
last time {n} (the previous occurrence) :: letztes Mal {n}
last word {n} (finest, highest or ultimate representation of some class of object) :: Krone {f}, Nonplusultra {n}
last word {n} (concluding remarks) :: letztes Wort {n}
last word {n} ((often pluralized) final statement uttered before death) :: letztes Wort {n}
last word {n} (final decision or the right to make such a decision) :: letztes Wort {n}
last words {n} (final remarks uttered by a person before death) :: letzte Worte {n-p}
last year {adv} (year before this one, see also: yesteryear) :: letztes Jahr, im vergangenen Jahr, voriges Jahr
Las Vegas {prop} (city) :: Las Vegas {n}
lat {n} (former currency of Latvia) :: Lats {m}
latch {v} (to close with a latch) :: verriegeln, einrasten, einklinken, sperren, zuschnappen, schließen, zuklinken
latch {n} (fastening for a door) :: Riegel {m}, Falle {f}, Klinke {f}, Sperre {f}, Verriegelung {f}, Schnappverschluss {m}, Schnappriegel {m}, Anschlag {m}, Verschluss {m}, Verschlusshebel {m}, Schnapper {m}, Schnäpper {m}, Rastklinke {f}, Arretierung {f}
latch {n} (flip-flop electronic circuit) :: Klinkenschalter {m}, Auffangregister {n}, Signalschalter {m}
latch {n} (crossbow) :: Armbrust {f}
latch-key child {n} (A child who returns to an empty house) :: Schlüsselkind {n}
latchkey kid {n} (schoolchild) :: Schlüsselkind {n}
latch on {v} (to grasp; to become attached to) :: festhalten, ergreifen, fassen, erfassen, packen, anhängen, einklinken, andocken, anlegen
latch on {v} (to grasp; to understand) :: kapieren, verstehen, mitkriegen, erfassen,
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time) :: spät
late {adj} (near the end of the day) :: spät
late {adj} (associated with the end of a period) :: spät
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time) :: verspätet
late {adj} (euphemism for dead) :: verstorben
late {adv} (proximate in time) :: spät
Late Antiquity {prop} (the period between classical antiquity and the Middle Ages) :: Spätantike {f}
late bloomer {n} (person who reaches puberty or matures late) :: Spätentwickler {m}
late bloomer {n} (person who achieves proficiency or success late) :: Spätzünder {m}
late bloomer {n} (plant that blooms late) :: Spätblüher {m}
late capitalism {n} (form of capitalism) :: Spätkapitalismus {m}
Late Egyptian {prop} (Late Egyptian) :: Neuägyptisch {n}
Late Latin {prop} (form of the Latin language) :: Spätlatein {n}
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently ::
Late Middle Ages {prop} (Translations) :: Spätmittelalter {n}
Late Middle Egyptian {prop} (Late Middle Egyptian) :: Spätmittelägyptisch {n}
late modern {adj} (late modern) :: spätmodern
latency {n} (delay) :: Latenz {f}, Latenzzeit {f}, Verborgenheit {f}, Wartezeit {f}, Verzögerung {f}
latency {n} (delay between a stimulus and the response in an organism) :: Latenzmechanismus {m}, Latenz, Verzögerung {f}
lateness {n} (The property of being late) :: Verspätung {f}
latent {adj} (existing or present but concealed or inactive) :: latent
latent heat {n} (heat that is released or absorbed accompanying a change of state or of phase) :: latente Wärme {f}
Late Period {prop} (Egypt from the Third Intermediate Period to Alexander’s conquest) :: Spätzeit {f}
later {adv} (more late) :: später
later {adv} (afterward in time) :: später, nachher
later {interj} (see you later) :: bis bald
lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: Lateralsklerose {f}
lateral thinking {n} (lateral thinking) :: Querdenken {n}
Lateran {prop} (church and palace in Rome) :: Lateran
Later Egyptian {prop} (Later Egyptian) :: spätere Ägyptisch {n}
late riser {n} (someone who gets up late) :: Langschläfer {m}, Langschläferin {f}, Spätaufsteher {m}, Spätaufsteherin {f}
later on {adv} :: später, später einmal, späterhin, nachher
latex {n} (milky sap) :: Latex {m}, Milchsaft {m}
latex {n} (emulsion) :: Latex {m}
Latgale {prop} (region of Latvia) :: Lettgallen
lath {n} (a thin, narrow strip, fastened to the rafters, studs, or floor beams of a building, for the purpose of supporting a covering of tiles, plastering, etc.) :: Latte {f}, Leiste {f}
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material) :: Drechselbank {f}, Drehbank {f}, Drehmaschine {f}, Drehstuhl {m}, Holzdrehmaschine {f} [for processing wood]
lathe {v} (to shape with a lathe) :: drehen, drechseln
lather {n} (foam of soap and water) :: Seifenschaum {m}, Schaum {m}
lather {n} (foam from profuse sweating) :: Schaum {m}, Pferdeschaum {m} [of a horse]
lather {v} (to cover with lather) :: einschäumen
lather {v} (to beat or whip) :: aufschäumen, aufschlagen
lather {v} (to form lather or froth, as a horse does when profusely sweating) :: schäumen
lathery {adj} (resembling or covered in lather) :: schaumig, schäumend
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic ::
Latin {adj} (of the language) :: lateinisch
Latin {adj} (of the script) :: lateinisch
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome) :: römisch
Latin {adj} (of Latium) :: latinisch
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans) :: romanisch
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America) :: lateinamerikanisch
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans) :: Latein {n}, Lateinisch {n}
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire) :: Römer {m}
Latin {n} (person whose native tongue is one descended from Latin) :: Romane {m}
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet) :: lateinisches Alphabet {n}
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese) :: Lateinamerika {n}
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America) :: Lateinamerikaner {m}, Lateinamerikanerin {f}
Latin American {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America) :: lateinamerikanisch
Latin Church {prop} (one of the particular churches) :: Lateinische Kirche {f}
Latinist {n} (scholar who studies Latin) :: Latinist {m}, Latinistin {f}
Latinization {n} (act or process of Latinizing) :: Latinisierung {f}
Latinize {v} (to transliterate to Latin script) SEE: romanize ::
Latinize {v} (to translate to Latin language) :: latinisieren
Latino {n} (person from Latin America) :: Latino {m}
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator) :: Breite {f}, geographische Breite {f}, Breitengrad {m}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator) :: Breite {f}, Breitenkreis {m}, Breitengrad {m}
Latium {prop} (region of central Italy) :: Latium {n}
lato sensu {phrase} (in the broad sense) :: im weiteren Sinne (i. w. S.)
latreutic {adj} (relating to latria) :: latreutisch
latrine {n} (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench, see also: toilet; outhouse) :: Latrine {f}
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
latte {n} (caffè latte) :: Milchkaffee {m}, Café au Lait {m}, Caffè Latte {m}
latter {adj} (relating to or being the second of two items) :: letzterer, zweiter
latter {adj} (near (or nearer) to the end) :: letztere
latter {adj} (close (or closer) to the present time) :: letzter
latter-day {adj} (modern, recent) SEE: modern ::
lattice {n} (flat panel constructed with strips of wood or other material) :: Gitterzaun {m}, Gitterwerk {n}, Gitter {n}, Gatter {n}, Lattengerüst {n}
lattice {n} (regular spacing or arrangement of geometric points) :: Kristallgitter {n}, Gitter {n}
lattice {n} (partially ordered set) :: Verband {m}
lattice window {n} (a window with strips of metal holding small pieces of glass) :: Gitterfenster {n}, Bleiglasfenster {n}, Sprossenfenster {n}
Latvia {prop} (country) :: Lettland {n}
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language) :: lettisch
Latvian {n} (Baltic language of Latvia) :: Lettisch {n}
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia) :: Lette {m}, Lettin {f}
Latvian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: Lettische SSR {f}
laud {v} (to praise, to glorify) :: preisen
laudable {adj} (worthy of being lauded) :: lobenswert, löblich
laudableness {n} (quality of being laudable) :: Löblichkeit {f}
laudanum {n} (the tincture of opium once widely used) :: Laudanum {n}
Lauenburg {prop} (city in Schleswig-Holstein) :: Lauenburg
Lauenburg {prop} (city in Pomerania) :: Lauenburg
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species) :: Lachen {n}, Lache {f}
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds) :: lachen
laugh {v} (be or appear cheerful) :: lachen
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule) :: auslachen
laughable {adj} (fitted to exite laughter) :: lächerlich, lachhaft
laughing gas {n} (common name for nitrous oxide) :: Lachgas {n}
laughing gull {n} (European gull) :: Lachmöwe {f}
laughing gull {n} (American gull) :: Aztekenmöwe {f}
laughing kookaburra {n} (Dacelo novaeguineae) :: Jägerliest {m}, Lachender Hans {m}, Kookaburra {m}
laughing stock {n} (object of ridicule) :: Lachnummer {f}; Witzfigur {f}
laugh in one's sleeve {v} (laugh secretly or to oneself) :: sich ins Fäustchen lachen
laugh one's head off {v} (laugh uproariously) :: sich vor Lachen kringeln, totlachen
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing) :: Gelächter {n}, Lachen {n}
laughter {n} (movement of the muscles of the laughing face) :: Gelächter {n}, Lachen {n}
laughter is the best medicine {proverb} (Translations) :: Lachen ist die beste Medizin
laugh up one's sleeve {v} (laugh secretly or to oneself) :: sich ins Fäustchen lachen
launch {v} (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force) :: abschießen, lancieren
launch {n} (act of launching) :: Start {m}
launch pad {n} (the surface from which a launch is made) :: Startrampe {f}, Abschussrampe {f}
launchpad {n} (launch pad) SEE: launch pad ::
launch vehicle {n} (vehicle for transporting objects into space) :: Trägerrakete {f} [rocket]
launder {v} (to wash and iron) :: waschen
launder {v} (to disguise the source of) :: waschen
launder {n} (washerwoman) SEE: washerwoman ::
launderette {n} (place with facilities for washing that public may use) :: Waschsalon {m}, Münzwäscherei {f}
laundress {n} (A woman whose employment is laundering) :: Waschfrau {f}
laundromat {n} (launderette) SEE: launderette ::
laundry {n} (laundering; washing) :: Wäsche {f}, Waschen {n}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done) :: [room] Waschküche {f}, Waschraum {m}; [shop or facility] Wäscherei {f}, Waschsalon {m}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered) :: Wäsche {f}
laundry basket {n} (container for holding and transporting clothing) :: Wäschekorb {m}
Laura {prop} (female given name) :: Laura
Laurasia {prop} (supercontinent) :: Laurasien {n}, Laurasia {f}
laureate {n} (one crowned with laurel) :: Laureat {m}, Laureatin {f}
laurel {n} (Laurus nobilis) :: Lorbeer {m}
laurel {n} (crown of laurel) :: Lorbeerkranz {m}
Laurel and Hardy {prop} :: Dick und Doof
laurel wreath {n} (wreath worn as a symbol of victory) :: Lorbeerkranz {m}
Laurence {prop} (male given name) :: Lorenz
Lausanne {prop} (city) :: Lausanne {n}
lava {n} (molten rock) :: Lava {f}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma ::
lavabo {n} (church washbasin) :: Lavabo {n}
lava flow {n} (flow of lava) :: Lavafluss {m}
lava lamp {n} (lamp used for decoration) :: Lavalampe {f}
Lavarone {prop} :: Lafraun
lavash {n} (a soft, thin flatbread) :: Lavash {n}
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink ::
lavender {n} (plant) :: Lavendel {m}
lavender {n} (colour) :: Lavendel {m}
laver {n} (Porphyra umbilicalis) :: Nabel-Purpurtang {m}, Purpurtang {m}, Hauttang {m}, Nabel-Hauttang {m}
lavish {adj} (profuse) :: freigiebig
lavish {adj} (excessive) :: überreich
law {n} (body of rules established in a community by its authorities) :: Gesetz {n}, Recht {n}
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed) :: Gesetz {n}
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena) :: Gesetz {n}
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions) :: Gesetz {n}
law {n} (informal: the police) :: Gesetz {n}
law-abiding {adj} (obeying the laws) :: gesetzestreu
law and order {n} (enforcement of law, statutes and social conventions) :: öffentliche Ordnung {f}
law enforcement {n} (various government agencies involved in the prevention of crime and the apprehension of criminals) :: Strafverfolgung {f}, Gesetzesvollzug {m}
law firm {n} (business formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law) :: Anwaltskanzlei {f}
lawful {adj} (conforming to or recognised by law or rules) :: gesetzlich, legal, rechtsmäßig
lawless {adj} (not governed by the law) :: rechtsfrei
lawless {adj} (prohibited) :: gesetzwidrig
lawless {adj} (not restrained by the law) :: gesetzlos
lawlessness {n} (lack of law and order) :: Gesetzlosigkeit {f}
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer ::
lawn {n} (open space between woods) :: Lichtung {f}
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass) :: Rasen {m}; [when large also] Wiese {f}
lawn bowling {n} (bowls) SEE: bowls ::
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass) :: Rasenmäher {m}
law of conservation of energy {n} (total energy remains constant) :: Energieerhaltungssatz {m}
Law of Demeter {prop} (software design guideline) :: Gesetz von Demeter {n}
law of nature {n} (physical law) SEE: physical law ::
law of nature {n} (natural law) SEE: natural law ::
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element) :: Lawrencium {n}
law school {n} (institution) :: Law School
laws of war {n} (law concerning acceptable practices while engaged in war) :: Kriegsrecht {n}, Kriegsvölkerrecht {n}
lawsuit {n} (case where a court is needed to resolve differences) :: Gerichtsverfahren {n}, Rechtsstreit {m}, Prozess {m}
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law) :: Rechtsanwalt {m}, Anwalt {m}, Rechtsanwältin {f} [female], Anwältin [female]
lawyer's wig {n} (Coprinus comatus) :: Schopftintling {m}
lax {adj} (not strict; lenient; allowing for deviation) :: lax
lax {adj} (loose; not tight or taut) :: locker, lose
laxative {adj} (causing movement of the bowels) :: Abführmittel {n}
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect) :: Abführmittel {n}, Laxativum {n}, Laxans {n}
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest) :: legen
lay {v} (to leave something somewhere) :: ablegen
lay {v} (to install certain building materials) :: legen
lay {v} (to deposit an egg) :: legen
lay {v} (to have sex with) :: flachlegen
lay {adj} (non-clergy) :: Laien-, laikal
lay {adj} (non-professional) :: Laien-
layabout {n} (lazy person) :: Faulenzer {m}, Tunichtgut {m}, Nichtsnutz {m}
lay-by {n} (road-side rest area) :: Haltebucht {f}, Rastplatz {m}
lay claim {v} (say that something belongs to oneself) :: Anspruch erheben
layer {n} (single thickness of some material covering a surface) :: Lage {f}, Schicht {f}
layer {n} (item of clothing worn under or over another) :: Bekleidungsschicht {f}, Lage {f}, Schicht {f}
layer {n} (deposit) :: Schicht {f}
layer {n} (drawing surface (computer graphics)) :: Ebene {f}
layer {v} (to cut or divide into layers) :: trennen, spalten
layer {v} (to arrange in layers) :: schichten, übereinanderlegen
layer {n} (person who lays things, such as tiles) :: [only in combined words, such as Fliesenleger {m}] -leger {m}
layer {n} (hen kept to lay eggs) :: Legehenne {f}
layer {n} (shoot of a plant) :: Absenker {m}, Ableger {m}, Kindel {n}
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy ::
lay figure {n} (unimportant person) SEE: Joe Average ::
laying hen {n} (hen raised for egg production) :: Legehenne {f}
lay it on thick {v} (to exaggerate) :: dick auftragen
lay it on thick {v} (to flatter) :: dick auftragen
lay judge {n} (lay person who is judge) :: Laienrichter {m}, Schöffe {m}
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric) :: Laie {m}
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field) :: Laie {m}
lay off {v} (to dismiss workers from employment) :: entlassen
lay open {v} (East Asian patent publication) :: offenlegen
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items) :: Einteilung {f}, Struktur {f}, Anordnung {f}
layout {n} (plan for such arrangement) :: Einteilung {f}
layout {n} (process of arranging media content for publishing) :: Gestaltung {f}, Layout {n}
layover {n} (break between stages of a journey) :: Aufenthalt {m}
layperson {n} (one who is not a cleric) :: Laie {m}
layperson {n} (one who is not intimately familiar with a given subject) :: Laie {m}
Laysan duck {n} (Anas laysanensis) :: Laysanente {f}
lay the groundwork {v} (To provide the basics) :: Grunstein legen, Grundstein legen
lay waste {v} (to completely destroy) :: verheeren, verwüsten
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters) :: Lazarus
laze {v} (be lazy, waste time) :: Däumchen drehen
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy) :: Faulheit {f}, Trägheit {f}
Lazio {prop} (Italian region) :: Latium
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work) :: faul
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy) :: Faulpelz {m}, Faultier {n}, Faulenzer {m}
lazy eye {n} (amblyopia) SEE: amblyopia ::
Lübeck {prop} (city) :: Lübeck {n}
Lübeckian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lübeck) :: lübsch
lcm {n} (initialism for least common multiple) :: kgV {n}
leach {v} (to purge a soluble matter out of something) :: auswaschen
lead {n} (chemical element) :: Blei {n}
lead {n} (plummet to measure depth of water) :: Senkblei {n}, Lot {n}
lead {n} (typography: vertical space) :: Durchschuss {m}
lead {n} (refill for writing tool) :: Mine {f}
lead {v} (to cover, fill, or affect with lead) :: verbleien
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection) :: führen, leiten
lead {v} (conduct or direct with authority) :: leiten
lead {v} (intransitive: be ahead of others) :: führen
lead {v} (intransitive: to go first) :: anführen
lead {n} (act of leading or conducting) :: Führung {f}
lead {n} (precedence; advance position) :: Führung {f}, Leitung {f}
lead {n} (mining: lode) :: Ader {f}
lead {n} (leash) :: Leine {f}
lead {n} (information obtained by a detective or police officer) :: Spur {f}
lead {n} (information obtained by a news reporter) :: Spur {f}
lead astray {v} (to cause to believe untruth) :: irreführen
lead chamber process {n} (method for the production of sulphuric acid) :: Bleikammerverfahren {n}
leaded {adj} (containing or treated with the element lead) :: verbleit
leaden {adj} (made of lead) :: bleiern
leader {n} (one having authority) :: Anführer {m}, Anführerin {f}, Leiter {m}, Hauptmann {m}, Kopf {m}, Führer {m}, Führerin {f}, Chef {m}
leader {n} (dominant animal in a group) :: Leittier {n}
leader {n} (pipe to conduct water from the roof) :: Regenrinne {f}
leader {n} (principal article in a newspaper) :: Leitartikel {m}
leaderless {adj} (without a person providing direction) :: führungslos
leaderless {adj} (without a thing serving as leader) :: führungslos
leaderlessness {n} (state or condition of being leaderless) :: Führungslosigkeit {f}
leader of the opposition {n} (person in charge of the party in opposition) :: Oppositionsführer {m}, Oppositionsführerin {f}
Leader of the Opposition {n} (leader of the opposition) SEE: leader of the opposition ::
leadership {n} (capacity to lead) :: Führung {f}, Leitung {f}
leadership {n} :: Führung {f}, Leitung {f}, [military] Kommando {n}
lead-free {adj} (containing no lead) :: bleifrei
lead-free {adj} (petroleum: containing no tetraethyl lead; unleaded) :: bleifrei
leading {adj} (providing guidance) :: führend
leading {adj} (preceding) :: vorangehend, vorausgehend, führend
leading {n} (Vertical space added between lines) :: Zeilenabstand {m}
leading question {n} (suggestive interrogation) :: Suggestivfrage {f}
lead on {v} (to encourage with the illusion of a romantic relationship) :: falsche Hoffnungen machen
lead poisoning {n} (chronic intoxiction caused by lead) SEE: plumbism ::
lead shot {n} (Small balls of lead used as projectiles) :: Schrot {m}
leaf {n} (part of a plant) :: Blatt {n}, Laubblatt {n}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book) :: Blatt {n}
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table) :: Platte {f}
leaf {n} (computing, mathematics: tree node without descendants) :: Blatt {n}
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaf ::
leaf blower {n} (motorised garden tool) :: Laubbläser {m}
leaf casting {n} (process) :: Papieranfaserung {f}
leafless {adj} (without leaves) :: blattlos, blätterlos
leaflet {n} (small plant leaf) :: Faltblatt {n}, Broschüre {f}, Faltprospekt {n}, Flugblatt {n}
leaf litter {n} (dead plant material, such as fallen leaves, bark, and twigs) :: abgefallenes Laub {n}, trockenes Laub {n}
leaflitter {n} (leaf litter) SEE: leaf litter ::
leaf-miner fly {n} (fly of the family Agromyzidae) :: Minierfliege {f}
leaf-nosed bat {n} (animal) :: Blattnase {f}
leaf sheath {n} :: Blattscheide {f}
leaf spring {n} (leaf spring) :: Blattfeder {f}
leafstalk {n} (stalk that supports a leaf) SEE: petiole ::
leaf-storm {n} (a wind-driven burst of dead leaves) :: Laubsturm {m}
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) idly, reading short sections at random) :: durchblättern
leafy {adj} (covered with leaves) :: laubtragender, belaubt
leafy {adj} (containing much foliage) :: laubreich
league {n} (a group or association of cooperating members) :: Liga {f}, Bund {n}
league {n} (organization of sports teams) :: Liga {f}
league {n} (distance) :: Wegstunde {f}, Meile {f} [obsolete], Leuge {f} [obsolete]
League of Nations {prop} (international organization) :: Völkerbund {m}
league table {n} (tabular display of teams) :: Tabelle
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban) :: Lea, Lia
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape) :: undichte Stelle {f}, Leck {n}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid) :: Leck {n}
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter) :: [ship, pipe] lecken, [faucet] tropfen
leak {v} (to reveal secret information) :: durchsickern, leaken
lean {v} (to hang outwards) :: lehnen
lean {v} (to press against) :: lehnen, anlehnen
lean {adj} (being slim, not fleshy) :: mager, dürr, schlank
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat) :: mager
lean {adj} (having little extra or little to spare) :: knapp
lean {adj} (having a low proportion of a desired substance) :: mager
leaned {v} (simple past of lean) :: lehnte
leaned {v} (past participle of lean) :: gelehnt, angelehnt
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa) :: Schiefer Turm von Pisa {m}
lean thinking {n} (software development) :: Lean Thinking {n}
leap {v} :: springen, einen Satz machen, hüpfen
leap {n} :: Sprung {m}, Satz {m}
leap {n} (distance traversed by a leap) :: Sprungweite {f}
leap {n} (significant move forward) :: Sprung {m}, Satz {m}
leap day {n} (extra day in a leap year) :: Schalttag {m}
leapfrog {n} (game) :: Bockspringen {n}
leap second {n} (added second) :: Schaltsekunde {f}
leap to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind ::
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar) :: Schaltjahr {n}
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability) :: lernen
learn {v} (to attend educational activity) :: studieren, lernen
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out) :: erfahren
learned {adj} (having much learning) :: gelehrt
learned borrowing {n} (word borrowed from a classical language into a modern language) :: gelehrte Entlehnung {f}
learner {n} (one that is learning) :: Lerner {m}, Lernerin {f}, Lernender {m}, Lernende {f}
learning {n} (action of the verb) :: Lernen {n}
learning {n} (accumulated knowledge) :: Gelehrsamkeit {f}, Kenntnis {f}
learning difference {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning difficulty {n} (learning disability) SEE: learning disability ::
learning disability {n} (disability which prevents the sufferer from learning in a typical manner) :: Lernbehinderung {f}
learningless {adj} (uneducated) SEE: uneducated ::
learn the hard way {v} (learn by experiencing the consequences of making mistakes) :: auf die harte Tour lernen
lease {v} (to operate or live in some property or land through purchasing a long-term contract) :: pachten
lease {n} (contract granting use or occupation of property) :: Pacht {f}
leaseholder {n} (tenant holding a lease) :: Pächter {m}
leash {n} (long cord for dogs) :: Hundeleine {f}
least {determiner} (the smallest amount of) :: geringst, kleinst, minimalst
least auklet {n} (bird) :: Zwergalk {m}
least common multiple {n} ((number theory)) :: kleinstes gemeinsames Vielfaches {n}
least flycatcher {n} (Empidonax minimus) :: Gartentyrann {?}, Zwergschnäppertyrann {?}
least weasel {n} (Mustela nivalis) :: Wiesel {n}
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin) :: Leder {n}
leather {adj} (made of leather) :: ledern
leatherette {n} (a type of fabric) :: Kunstleder {n}
leatherman {n} (a member of the male gay leather subculture) :: Ledermann {m}
leathery {adj} (having properties of leather) :: ledern
leave {v} (to cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting) :: lassen, zurücklassen
leave {v} (to transfer possession after death) :: hinterlassen
leave {v} (to depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with) :: verlassen, davonmachen
leave {v} (to depart (intransitive)) :: gehen, weggehen
leave {v} :: belassen
leave {n} (permission to be absent) :: Erlaubnis {f}, Verlaub {m}
leave {n} (absence from work) :: Beurlaubung {f}, Freistellung {f}, Urlaub {m}
leave {n} (departure) :: Abschied {m}
leave behind {v} (abandon) :: hinterlassen
leave it at that {v} (to agree that there has been enough discussion, study, etc. and that it is time to stop) :: es dabei belassen
leave me alone {phrase} (stop talking to me) :: [informal] lass mich in Ruhe
leaven {n} (any agent used to make dough rise) :: Treibmittel {n}, Triebmittel {n}
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit ::
leave someone in the lurch {v} (to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation) :: im Stich lassen, sitzen lassen
leave well enough alone {phrase} (to avoid trying to correct, fix, or improve what is already adequate) :: das Bessere ist des Guten Feind
Leaving Certificate {n} :: Abgangszeugnis {n}
leban {n} (coagulated sour milk diluted with water) :: Laban {n}
Lebanese {n} (A person from Lebanon) :: Libanese {m}, Libanesin {f}
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language) :: libanesisch
Lebanon {prop} (mountain range) :: Libanon
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic) :: Libanon {m}
lebensraum {n} (living space) :: Lebensraum {m}
lebkuchen {n} (traditional German Christmas biscuit form of gingerbread) :: Lebkuchen {m}
leblebi {n} (kind of snack) :: Leblebi {f}
lecher {n} (a lecherous person) :: Lüstling {m}, Wüstling {m}, Lustmolch {m}
lecherous {adj} (given to a lustful craving of sexual activities) :: lüstern
lechery {n} (Inordinate indulgence in sexual activity) :: Wollust {f}
lechwe {n} (species of antelopes) :: Litschi-Moorantilope {f}
lect {n} (variety) :: Lekt {m}
lectern {n} (a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service) :: Pult {n}, Lesepult {n}, Chorpult {n}
lectern {n} (a similar stand to support a lecturer's notes) :: Pult {n}
lectionary {n} (book) :: Lektionar {n}
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson) :: Vorlesung {f} (educational lecture at a university), Vortrag {m} (talk)
lecture hall {n} (lecture theatre) SEE: lecture theatre ::
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures) :: Lektor {m}, Lektorin {f}
lecturer {n} (member of university or college) :: Lektor {m}, Lektorin {f}, Dozent {m}, Dozentin {f}
lecture theatre {n} (room in a university with many seats and a sloped floor) :: Hörsaal {m}, Vorlesungssaal {m}, Auditorium {n}
LED {n} (light-emitting diode) :: LED {f}, Leuchtdiode {f}
lederhosen {n} (Bavarian knee-breeches made of leather) :: Lederhose {f}
ledge {n} (shelf) :: [shelf fixed to a wall] Bord {n}, Regalbrett {n}; [part of a wall that forms a shelf] Sims {n}; [protruding part of a façade] Sims {n}, Mauervorsprung {m}, Mauerabsatz {m}
ledge {n} (of rocks) :: Sims {m}, Band {n}, Felsband {n}, Felsvorsprung {m}, Vorsprung {m}, Kante {f}, Platte {f}, Felsplatt {f}, Stufe {f}, Überhang {m}, Rücken {m}
ledge {n} (layer) :: Lage {f}, Schicht {f}
ledge {n} (lode) :: Ader {f}, Schicht {f}
ledge {n} (lintel) :: Sturz {m}
ledge {n} (cornice) :: Gesims {n}
ledger {n} (book for keeping notes) :: Buch {n}, Kassenbuch {n}
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries) :: Hauptbuch {n}, Konto {n}
ledger line {n} (notation to inscribe notes outside the musical staffs) :: Hilfslinie {f}
lee {n} (side of the ship away from the wind) :: Lee {f}
leech {n} (annelid) :: Blutegel {m}, Egel {m}
leech {n} (person who derives profit from others) :: Blutsauger {m}, Blutsaugerin {f}
leech {v} (to drain resources without giving back) :: [download] saugen, [download, colloquial] leechen
leech {n} (paganism: a healer) :: Heiler
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician ::
Leeds {prop} (city in England) :: Leeds
Leeds {prop} (a village in Kent) :: Leeds
leek {n} (vegetable) :: Porree {m}, Lauch {m}
leek moth {n} (Acrolepia assectella) :: Lauchmotte {f}
leer {v} (to look with sexual desire or malicious intent) :: anzüglich blicken
leer {n} (a sly or lecherous look) :: lüsterner Blick {m}, anzügliches Grinsen {n}
leery {adj} (Cautious, hesitant, or nervous about something; having reservations or concerns) :: argwöhnisch
leeward {adj} (on the side sheltered from the wind) :: leewärts gelegen, windabwärts gelegen, windabgewandt gelegen, mit dem Wind gelegen, unter dem Winde gelegen
leeward {adv} (away from the direction of the wind) :: leewärts, windabwärts, windabgewandt, mit dem Wind, unter dem Winde
leeway {n} (drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction) :: Abdrift {f}
leeway {n} (degree or amount of freedom or flexibility) :: Spielraum {m}, Freiraum {m}
leeway {n} (adverse discrepancy or variation in a cumulative process) :: Versäumte {n}, Rückstand {m}
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north) :: link
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left) :: links
left {adv} (on the left side) :: links
left {adv} (towards the left side) :: links, nach links
left {n} (the left side) :: Linke {f}
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties) :: Linke {f}
left {v} (remaining) :: übrig
left-handed {n} (preferring the left hand over the right) :: linkshändig
left-handedness {n} (state of being left-handed) :: Linkshändigkeit {f}, Sinistralität {f} [technical]
left-hander {n} (a person who is left-handed) :: Linkshänder {m}, Linkshänderin {f}
leftish {adj} (left-wing) SEE: left-wing ::
leftist {n} (a person who holds views associated with the political left) :: Linkspolitiker {m}, links Stehender {m}, Linker {m}, Linke {f}
leftist {adj} (Pertaining to the political left) :: linksorientiert, linksstehend
left-luggage office {n} (place where luggage may be left) :: Gepäckaufbewahrung {f}
left out {adj} (not included or accepted) :: außen vor, ausgegrenzt
leftover {adj} (remaining, left behind) :: übrig, übergeblieben
leftover {n} (something left behind) :: Rest {m}
leftovers {n} (food remaining after a meal) :: Essenreste {p} {m}
left-recursive {adj} :: linksrekursiv
left wing {n} (politics) :: linker Flügel {m}
left-wing {adj} (favoring social equality) :: link
left-winger {n} (person who belongs to the political left) :: Linker {m}, Linke {f}, linksstehende Person {f}, Person vom linken Flügel {f}, Linksaußen {m}
left-winger {n} (sports winger on the left) :: Linksaußen {m}
lefty {n} (left-hander) SEE: left-hander ::
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle) :: Bein {n}
leg {n} (stage of journey) :: Etappe {f}
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will) :: Erbe {n}, Erbschaft {f}, Nachlass {m}, Hinterlassenschaft {f}, Vermächtnis {n}
legacy {n} (something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage) :: Wirken {n}, Erbe {n}, Vermächtnis {n}, Hinterlassenschaft {f}
legacy {adj} (aging computer system) :: veraltet, altmodisch, überkommen
legacy {adj} (left behind, old or no longer in active use) :: hinterlassen, vererbt, tradiert, Alt-
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers) :: juristisch, rechtlich
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law) :: juristisch, rechtlich
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law) :: legal
legal advice {n} (formal opinion regarding law) :: Rechtsberatung {f}
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority ::
legal certainty {n} :: Rechtssicherheit
legal entity {n} (organisation that the law treats as a legal person) SEE: legal person ::
legalese {n} (technical talk of the legal profession) :: Juristenjargon, Juristensprache, Juristendeutsch
legalese {n} (wording that resembles how lawyers write) :: Papierdeutsch, Behördensprache, Amtsdeutsch
Legalism {n} (school of thought originating in ancient China) :: Legalismus {m}, Legismus {m}
legality {n} (lawfulness) :: Legalität {f}
legalization {n} (process of making something legal) :: Legalisierung {f}
legalize {v} (make legal) :: legalisieren
legally {adv} (as permitted by law) :: legal
legally binding {adj} ((legal) enforceable by law) :: rechtskräftig
legal person {n} (organization or group of people) :: juristische Person {f}
legal remedy {n} :: Rechtsmittel
legal representative {n} (lawyer who acts on behalf of a client) :: rechtliche Vertretung {f}, Rechtsbeistand {m}
legal representative {n} (one who represents another) :: gesetzliche Vertreter {m}
legal studies {n} (study of theories and philosophies related to law) SEE: jurisprudence ::
legal tender {n} (currency that cannot be refused as payment to extinguish a debt) :: gesetzliches Zahlungsmittel {n}
legal vacuum {n} :: Rechtslücke {f}, rechtliche Lücke {f}, Regelungslücke {f}, juristisches Vakuum {n}, Rechtsvakuum {n} [rare, rather translationese]
legate {n} (deputy representing the pope) :: Legat {m}
legate {n} (ambassador or messenger) :: Gesandte {m}
legato {adv} (music: smoothly, in a connected manner) :: legato, gebunden
legato {n} (slur curve) :: legato, gebunden
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events) :: Legende {f}
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map) :: Kartenlegende {f}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend) :: legendär
leghorn {n} (small white chicken breed) :: Leghorn {n}
legibility {n} (property that makes legible or easily readable) :: Lesbarkeit {f}
legible {adj} (clear enough to be read) :: leserlich
legion {adj} (numerous) :: Legion
legion {n} (the major unit or division of the Roman army) :: Legion {f}
legionary {n} (member of a legion) :: Legionär {m}
legionnaire {n} (a member of a legion) SEE: legionary ::
legislate {v} (pass laws) :: Gesetze geben
legislation {n} (the act of legislating) :: Gesetzgebung {f}
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature) :: Gesetz {n}
legislative {adj} (having the power to make laws) :: gesetzgeberisch
legislative process {n} (process) :: Gesetzgebungsverfahren
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws) :: Gesetzgeber {m}, Gesetzgeberin {f}
legislature {n} (governmental body) :: Legislative {f}, gesetzgebende Gewalt {f}
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
legitimacy {n} (quality of being legitimate or valid; validity) :: Rechtmäßigkeit {f}, Legitimität {f}
legitimate {adj} (valid) :: gültig
legitimate {adj} :: legitim
legitimately {adv} (in a legitimate manner) :: legitim
legitimistic {adj} :: legitimistisch
legitimize {v} (to make legitimate) :: legitimieren
legless {adj} (without legs) :: beinlos
leg press {n} (exercise) :: Beinpresse {f}
legroom {n} (space for legs) :: Beinfreiheit {f}
leguaan {n} (iguana) SEE: iguana ::
legume {n} (fruit or seed of leguminous plants) :: Hülsenfrucht {f}
legume {n} (member of Leguminosae family) :: Leguminose {f}, Hülsenfrüchtler {m}
legumin {n} (any of a group of globulins) :: Legumin {n}, Pflanzenkasein {n}, Pflanzenkäsestoff {m}
leg up {n} (forming a step with one's hands) :: Räuberleiter {f}
leg warmer {n} (garment which extends from the knee to the ankle) :: Stulpe {f}, Gamasche {f}
legwork {n} (Work, especially research, that involves significant walking) :: Kleinarbeit {f}, Lauferei {f}
legwork {n} (Skillful or vigorous use of the legs) :: Beinarbeit {f}
Le Havre {prop} (city) :: Le Havre {n}
Leibniz {prop} (surname of German origin) :: Leibniz
Leiden {prop} (city in South Holland) :: Leiden {n}
Leipzig {prop} (city in Saxony, Germany) :: Leipzig {n}
leishmaniasis {n} (pathology) :: Leishmaniose {f}
leisure {n} (freedom provided) :: Muße {f}
leisure {n} (time free) :: Freizeit {f}, Muße {f}
leisured {adj} (Having leisure) :: Muße habend
Leitha {prop} (river in Austria) :: Leitha {f}
leitmotif {n} (melodic theme in an opera) :: Leitmotiv {n}
lek {n} (an aggregation of male animals for the purposes of courtship and display) :: Lek {m}, Balzarena {f}
lek {n} (currency of Albania) :: Lek {m}
lemandarin {n} (Citrus × limonia) :: Rangpur
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition) :: Lemma {n}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term) :: Lemma {n}, Stichwort
lemmatisation {n} (process of finding the lemma that corresponds to an inflected form of a word) :: Lemmatisierung {f}
lemming {n} (rodent) :: Lemming {m}
Lemnian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lemnos) :: lemnisch
Lemnian {prop} (language) :: Lemnisch {n}
lemniscate {n} (symbol for infinity) :: Lemniskate {f}
lemniscate {n} (mathematics: figure-of-eight closed curve) :: Lemniskate {f}
lemniscatic {adj} (shaped like a figure-of eight) :: lemniskatisch
lemniscatic {adj} (of or pertaining to a lemniscate) :: lemniskatisch
lemon {n} (citrus fruit) :: Zitrone {f}
lemon {n} (tree) :: Zitronenbaum {m}, Zitrone {f}
lemon {n} (colour/color) :: Zitronengelb {n}
lemon {adj} (having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons) :: compounds with Zitrone
lemon {adj} (having the colour/color of lemons) :: zitronengelb
lemonade {n} (still beverage) :: Limonade {f}, Zitrone {f}
lemonade {n} (carbonated beverage) :: Brause {f}, Limonade {f}, Limo {f}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis) :: Zitronenmelisse, Gartenmelisse, Herzkraut, Melisse, Herztrost
lemongrass {n} (species of grass of the genus Cymbopogon) :: Zitronengras {n}, Lemongras {n}
lemon juice {n} (the liquid extract of lemon fruit) :: Zitronensaft {m}
lemon shark {n} (Negaprion brevirostris) :: Zitronenhai {m}
lemon squeezer {n} (device used to extract juice from lemons) :: Zitronenpresse {f}
lemon verbena {n} (shrub) :: Zitronenverbene {f}, Zitronenstrauch {m}
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea) :: Lemur {m}, Lemure {m}
Lena {prop} (Lena River) :: Lena {f}
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily) :: leihen, verleihen, borgen
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow ::
lender {n} (one who lends, especially money) :: Darlehensgeber {m}, Verleiher {m}
length {n} (distance from end to end) :: Länge {f}, Längenmaß {n}
length {n} (length of a horse) :: Pferdelänge {f}
lengthen {v} (to make longer) :: verlängern
lengthening {n} (sound change) :: Längung {f}
lengthy {adj} (long of time) :: lang, ausgedehnt, langdauernd, langwierig, ellenlang, langanhaltend
leniency {n} (quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case) :: Milde {f}, Nachsicht {f}
lenient {adj} (tolerant; not strict) :: nachsichtig
Lenin {prop} (a Russian revolutionary and politician) :: Lenin {m}
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991) :: Leningrad {n}
Leningrad {prop} (Leningrad oblast) :: Oblast Leningrad {f}
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin) :: Leninismus {m}
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Lenin) :: leninistisch
Leninist {n} (an adherent of Lenin or Leninism) :: Leninist {m}, Leninistin {f}
lenite {v} (cause a consonant to undergo lenition) :: lenieren
lenition {n} (weakening of consonant articulation) :: Lenierung {f}, Lenisierung {f}
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it) :: Linse {f}
lens {n} (device which focuses or defocuses electron beams) :: Linse {f}
lens {n} (biology: genus of the legume family; its bean) :: Linse {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye) :: Linse {f}
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter) :: Fastenzeit {f}
lenticular {adj} (of or pertaining to a lens) :: Linsen-
lenticular {adj} (shaped like a biconvex lens) :: linsenförmig
lenticular {adj} (relating to a lenticular image) :: Linsenraster-
lenticular {n} (lenticular galaxy) SEE: lenticular galaxy ::
lenticular galaxy {n} (galaxy that has flat disk but has lost most of its interstellar matter) :: lentikuläre Galaxie {f}, linsenförmige Galaxie {f}
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris) :: Linse {f}
lentil {n} (seed used as food) :: Linse {f}
Leo {prop} (male given name) :: Leo
Leo {prop} (constellation) :: Löwe {m}
Leo {prop} (astrological sign) :: Löwe {m}
Leo {n} (Someone with a Leo star sign) :: Löwe {m}
Leo Minor {prop} (spring constellation of the northern sky) :: Kleiner Löwe {m}
Leonard {prop} (male given name) :: Leonhard
Leonberger {n} (dog breed) :: Leonberger
leonine {adj} (of or like a lion) :: Löwen-
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus) :: Leopard {m}; [archaic] Pard {m}, Pardel {m}, Parder {m}
leopard cat {n} (wild cat) :: Bengalkatze {f}
leopardess {n} (female leopard) :: Leopardin {f}
leopard seal {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx) :: Seeleopard {m}
leopard shark {n} (Triakis semifasciata) :: Leopardenhai {m}
Leopold {prop} (male given name) :: Leopold
leotard {n} (skin-tight one piece suit of clothing) :: Leotard {n}, Gymnastikanzug {m}, Turnanzug {m}
leper {n} (person who has leprosy) :: [especially historical, biblical] Aussätziger {m}; [medicine now usually] Leprakranker {m}
leper {n} (person who is shunned; a pariah) :: Ausgestoßener {m}; Aussätziger {m}
leper colony {n} (place of quarantine for lepers) :: Leprakolonie {f}
lepidolite {n} (a mica mineral) :: Lepidolith {m}
lepidopterist {n} :: Lepidopterologe {m}, Lepidopterologin {f}
lepidopterology {n} (scientific study of butterflies and moths) :: Lepidopterologie {f}, Schmetterlingskunde {f}
Lepontic {prop} (the extinct language) :: Lepontisch {n}
leprechaun {n} (one of a race of Irish elves) :: Leprechaun {m}
leprosarium {n} (institution or place to quarantine and treat leprous people) :: Leprakolonie {f}, Leprakrankenhaus {n}, Lepraheim {n}, Leprosorium {n}, Leprosenhaus {n}
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae) :: Lepra {f}, Aussatz {m}
leprosy {n} (disease of the skin not conclusively identified, which can also affect clothes and houses) :: Aussatz {m}
leprous {adj} (relating to leprosy) :: aussätzig, leprakrank, lepros, leprös
lepton {n} (elementary particle) :: Lepton {n}
leptospirosis {n} (disease) :: Leptospirose {f}
Lepus {prop} (winter constellation of the northern sky) :: Hase {m}
lesbian {adj} (of a woman: preferring women partners) :: lesbisch
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to women's homosexuality) :: lesbisch
lesbian {adj} (intended for lesbians) :: Lesben-
lesbian {n} (homosexual woman) :: Lesbe {f} [self-designation], Lesbierin {f} [more formal], Homosexuelle {f}
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {n} (native or inhabitant of the island of Lesbos) :: Lesviot {m}, Lesviotin {f}, Lesvonier {m}, Lesvonierin {f}, Lesbier {m}, Lesbierin {f}
Lesbian {adj} (of the island of Lesbos) :: lesbisch, leviotisch, lesvonisch
lesbianism {n} (Female homosexuality) :: Lesbischsein, Lesbianismus
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbophobia {n} (Fear, dislike, or hatred of lesbians.) :: Lesbophobie
Lesbos {prop} (island) :: Lesbos {n}
lese majesty {n} (crime of violating majesty) :: Majestätsbeleidigung {f}
lesene {n} (architectural element) :: Lisene {f}
leshy {n} (a woodland spirit in Slavic mythology) :: Schrat {m}, Waldschrat {m}
lesion {n} (a wound or an injury) :: Verletzung {f}, Läsion {f}
lesion {n} (an infected or otherwise injured or diseased organ or part) :: Läsion {f}
lesion {n} (injury or loss arising from an uneven contractual exchange) :: enorme Verletzung {f}, Übervorteilung {f}
Lesothan {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lesotho) :: lesothisch
Lesothan {n} (person) :: Lesother {m}, Lesotherin {f}
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Lesotho
l'esprit de l'escalier {n} (phenomenon when a conversational rejoinder or remark only occurs to someone after the opportunity to make it has passed) :: Treppenwitz {m}
less {adv} (to a smaller extent or degree) :: weniger
less {determiner} (not as much) :: weniger
less {determiner} (smaller number of) :: weniger
less {determiner} :: weniger als
-less {suffix} (lacking) :: -los
less and less {determiner} (increasingly less) :: immer weniger
lessee {n} (one to whom a lease is given) :: Pächter {m}, Mieter {m}
lesser {adj} (the comparative of little) :: weniger, kleiner, geringere
lesser black-backed gull {n} (Larus fuscus) :: Heringsmöwe {f}
Lesser Caucasus {prop} (mountain range) :: Kleiner Kaukasus
lesser celandine {n} (a European perennial herb, Ranunculus ficaria) :: Scharbockskraut {n}, Feigwurz {f}
lesser flamingo {n} (the smaller of the two old world species of flamingo) :: Zwergflamingo
lesser kestrel {n} (Falco naumanni) :: Rötelfalke {m}
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda ::
Lesser Poland {prop} (a historical region of Poland) :: Kleinpolen {n}
lesser scaup {n} (Aythya affinis) :: Veilchenente {f}
lesser spotted eagle {n} (Clanga pomarina) :: Schreiadler {m}
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Dendrocopoes minor) :: Kleinspecht {m}
lesser yellowlegs {n} (Tringa flavipes) :: Kleiner Gelbschenkel {m}
less is more {proverb} (less is more) :: weniger ist mehr
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching) :: Lehrstunde {f}, Stunde {f}, Lektion {f}, Unterricht {m}
lesson {n} (learning task assigned to a student) :: Schularbeit {f}, Hausaufgabe {f}
lesson {n} (something learned) :: Lehre {f}
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement) :: Lehre {f}
lessor {n} (owner of property that is leased) :: Vermieter {m}
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre ::
lest {conj} (for fear that) :: fürchtend, dass; in der Furcht, dass
lest {conj} (that [...] not) :: bevor, auf dass nicht
Lesviot {n} (an inhabitant or a resident Lesvos (Lesbos)) :: Lesviot {m}, Lesviotin {f}, Lesvonier {m}, Lesvonierin {m}, Lesbier {m}, Lesbierin {f}
let {v} (to allow) :: lassen
let {v} (to put up for rent) :: vermieten
let {n} (hindrance caused by the net during serve at tennis) :: Netzball {m}
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of) :: geschweige denn, geschweige
let alone {conj} (as well as) :: geschweige denn
let be {v} (not disturb) :: in Ruhe lassen
let be {v} (used to assign a value) :: sei
let bygones be bygones {v} (to disregard a past offense) :: Schwamm drüber
let down {v} (to allow to descend) :: herunterlassen, hinunterlassen, herablassen [elevated], herniederlassen [archaic]
let down {v} (to disappoint) :: im Stich lassen, enttäuschen, hängen lassen, hängenlassen
let go {v} (to no longer hold on) :: loslassen
let go {v} (dismiss from employment) :: sich trennen von
let go {v} (euphemistic: to fail to maintain a standard of appearance, behavior, or performance) :: nachlassen, sich gehen lassen
lethal {adj} (deadly) :: tödlich, letal
lethargy {n} (pathological state of fatigue) :: Lethargie {f}, Trägheit {f}, Schlafsucht {f}
lethargy {n} (state of extreme torpor or apathy) :: Trägheit {f}, Lethargie {f}, Teilnahmslosigkeit {f}, Interesselosigkeit {f}, Nonchalance {f}
let know {v} (inform) :: bekannt geben
let loose {v} (release from restraint) :: loslassen
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo) :: Leto
let's {v} (let us; forming first-person plural imperative) :: lass/lasst uns, [expressed with the first-person plural of the verb] + wir
let's go {phrase} (hortative of go) :: gehen wir, lasst uns gehen
let's go {phrase} (hurry up) :: beeilen Sie sich
let sleeping dogs lie {v} (leave things as they are) :: schlafende Hunde weckt man nicht
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet) :: Buchstabe {m}, Letter {f}
letter {n} (written message) :: Brief {m}
letter bomb {n} (explosive device) :: Briefbombe {f}
letterbox {n} (collection point for mail) :: Briefkasten {m}, Postkasten {m}, Postbriefkasten {m}
letterbox {n} (delivery point for mail) :: Briefkasten {m}, Hausbriefkasten {m}
letter carrier {n} (post office employee) :: Briefträger {m}, Briefträgerin {f}, Postbote {m}, Postbotin {f}, Briefzusteller {m}, Briefzustellerin {f}, Zusteller {m}, Zustellerin {f}
letterhead {n} :: Briefkopf {m}
lettering {n} (written text) :: Beschriften {n}, Beschriftung {f}
letter of credit {n} (trade finance document) :: Akkreditiv {n}
letter opener {n} (knifelike device) :: Brieföffner {m}
letter to the editor {n} (letter to a periodical) :: Leserbrief {m}
let the cat out of the bag {v} (to disclose a secret, often inadvertently) :: die Katze aus dem Sack lassen
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light) :: es werde Licht
let the sleeping dogs lie {v} (to avoid igniting a conflict) SEE: let sleeping dogs lie ::
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {n} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca) :: Gartensalat {m} (cultivated lettuce), Lattich {m} (wild lettuce), Salat {m} (cultivated lettuce)
lettuce {n} (the leaves of the lettuce plant, eaten as a vegetable or dish) :: Salat {m}
lettuce {n} :: Salat {m}, Kopfsalat {m}
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2) :: Leucin {n}
leucism {n} (partial loss of pigmentation) :: Leuzismus {m}
leucoma {n} (opaque area or scar on the cornea of an eye) :: Nebelfleck {m}
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue) :: Leukämie {f}
leukocyte {n} (a white blood cell) :: Leukozyt {m}, weißes Blutkörperchen {n}
leukoplakia {n} (patches of keratosis on the mucous membranes of the oral cavity) :: Leukoplakie
leukotriene {n} (any of several physiologically active lipids) :: Leukotrien
lev {n} (currency of Bulgaria) :: Lew {m}
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea) :: Levante {f}
levee {n} (embankment to prevent inundation) :: Deich {m}
levee {n} (steep bank of a river) :: Uferböschung {f}
levee {v} (to levee a river) :: eindeichen
level {adj} (same height at all places) :: eben
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference) :: auf gleicher Höhe , auf gleichem Niveau , auf gleicher Stufe
level {adj} (being unvaried) :: konstant
level {n} (tool) :: Wasserwaage {f}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation) :: Niveau {n}
level {n} (degree or amount) :: Grad {m}, Niveau {n}
level {n} (gaming: discrete segment of a game) :: Level {m}
level {n} (gaming: numeric value for a character's experience and power) :: Stufe {f}
level {n} (floor of a building) :: Etage {f}
level {v} (to adjust so as to make level) :: ebnen, planieren
level {v} (to destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze) :: ebnen
level {v} (to progress to the next level) :: empor steigen
level {v} (to levy) SEE: levy ::
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing) :: Bahnübergang {m}, {m}
level-headed {adj} (possessing sound judgement) :: besonnen, überlegt, vernünftig, ausgeglichen, umsichtig, kühlen Kopf bewahrend, unaufgeregt
levelheadedness {n} (property of being levelheaded) :: Besonnenheit {f}, Unaufgeregtheit {f}, Umsicht {f}, Ausgeglichenheit {f}
leveling seat {n} (seats that ensure a representation proportional to votes at the national level) :: Ausgleichsmandat {n}
level playing field {n} :: faire Wettbewerbsbedingungen
lever {n} (rigid piece) :: Hebel {m}
lever {n} (small such piece to trigger or control a mechanical device) :: Hebel {m}
lever {v} (to move with a lever) :: hebeln
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather ::
leverage {n} (force compounded by means of a lever rotating around a pivot) :: Hebelwirkung {f}, Hebel {m}, Hebelkraft {f}
leverage {n} (influence which is compounded or used to gain an advantage) :: Einfluss {m}
leverage {n} (use of borrowed funds) :: Fremdfinanzierungsgrad {m}, Fremdkapitalaufnahme {f}, Verschuldungsgrad {m}, Hebelwirkung {f}
leverage {n} (ability to earn very high returns) :: Hebelwirkung {f}, Hebel
leverage {v} (use, exploit, take full advantage of) :: aushebeln, hebeln, wirksam einsetzen, voll zunutze machen
lever arm {n} (distance between the point of application and axis) :: Hebelarm {m}
leveret {n} (a young hare) :: Häschen {n}, Häslein {n}
Levi {prop} (third son of Jacob) :: Levi {m}
leviathan {n} (Biblical sea monster) :: Leviathan {m}, Meerungeheuer {n}
levigate {v} (to belittle) SEE: belittle ::
levigate {v} (to lighten) SEE: lighten ::
levitate {v} :: schweben
levitation {n} (raising of something without apparent physical cause) :: Levitation
levitation {n} (technical suspension without mechanical support) :: Schweben
Levite {n} (member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi) :: Levit {m}, Levitin {f}
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah) :: Levitikus
levity {n} (lighthearted or frivolous act) :: Leichtfertigkeit
levity {n} (lack of steadiness) SEE: instability ::
levy {v} (to impose a tax) :: erheben
levy {v} (to impose a fine) :: erheben
levy {v} (to confiscate property) :: einziehen, in Beschlag nehmen
levy {v} (to draft into military service) :: einziehen
levy {n} (act of levying) :: Erhebung {f}, Abgabenerhebung {f}, Umlagenerhebung {f}
levy {n} (tax, property or people so levied) :: Umlage, Abgabe {f}
lewd {adj} (lascivious) :: lüstern, lasziv
lewdness {n} (promiscuity) :: Anzüglichkeit {f}
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis ::
Lewy body {n} (abnormal aggregate of protein that develops inside nerve cells) :: Lewy-Körperchen
lexeme {n} (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma) :: Lexem {n}
lexical {adj} (of a language's vocabulary) :: lexikalisch
lexical item {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning) :: lexikalische Einheit {f}
lexicalize {v} (to convert to a single lexical unit) :: lexikalisieren
lexical unit {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning) SEE: lexical item ::
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary) :: Lexikograf {m}, Lexikografin {f}, Lexikograph {m}, Lexikographin {f}, Verfasser eines Lexikons {m}, Verfasserin eines Lexikons {f}
lexicographic {adj} (like a dictionary, relating to lexicography) :: lexikografisch
lexicographical {adj} (lexicographic) SEE: lexicographic ::
lexicography {n} (art or craft of compiling, writing, and editing dictionaries) :: Lexikographie {f}
lexicologist {n} (an expert at lexicology) :: [♂] Lexikologe {m}, Lexikologin {f}
lexicology {n} (linguistic discipline) :: Lexikologie {f}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary of a language) :: Lexikon {n}, Wortschatz {m}
lexicon {n} ((rare) any dictionary) :: Lexikon {n}
lexicon {n} (vocabulary used by an individual) :: Wortschatz {m}
lexicon {n} :: Lexikon {n}
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity) :: Leidener Flasche {f}, Kleistsche Flasche {f}, Kondensationsflasche {f}, Flaschenkondensator {m}
Lezghian {prop} (Lezgi) SEE: Lezgi ::
Lezgi {n} (member of an ethnic group) :: Lesgier {m}, Lesgierin {f}
Lezgi {prop} (language) :: Lesgisch {n}, Lesgische Sprache {f}
Lezgi {adj} (of or pertaining to the Lezgi people, their culture or language) :: lesgisch
lez out {v} (chiefly of a heterosexual woman, to engage in lesbian activity) :: lesbeln [colloquial]
LGBT {n} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual) :: LSBT, LGBT
Lhasa {prop} (Capital of Xizang (Tibet)) :: Lhasa
liability {n} (debt) :: Schuld {f}, Schulden {f}, Verbindlichkeit {f}
liability insurance {n} (insurance against liability) :: Haftpflichtversicherung {f}
liable {adj} (responsible) :: [Switzerland] fehlbar; [Germany, Austria] haftbar, haftend, haftpflichtig
liable {adj} (exposed to a certain contingency) :: neigend, unterworfen
liaison {n} (co-operation, working together) :: Zusammenarbeit {f}, Verbindung {f}
liaison {n} (a tryst, romantic meeting) :: Liaison {f}
liaison {n} (an illicit sexual relationship or affair) :: Liaison {f}
liaison {n} (linguistics: a sandhi) :: Liaison {f}, Bindung {f}, Mitbindung {f}
liana {n} (climbing woody vine) :: Liane {f}
liar {n} (one who tells lies) :: Lügner {m}, Lügnerin {f}
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice) :: Trankopfer {n}, Libation {f}
libation {n} (liquid poured out) :: Opferwein {m}
libel {n} (defamatory false written statement) :: schriftliche Verleumdung {f}
libel {n} (act or crime) :: schriftliche Verleumdung {f}
libel {v} (to defame someone) :: (schriftlich) verleumden
libellist {n} :: Verleumder {m}
libelous {adj} (defamatory, libeling) :: verleumderisch
libelous {adj} (meeting the legal standards for libel) :: verleumderisch
liberal {adj} (pertaining to the arts the study of which is considered worthy of a free man) :: freiheitlich
liberal {adj} (open to political or social reforms) :: liberal
liberal {adj} :: liberal
liberal {n} (one with liberal views, supporting individual liberty) :: Liberaler {m}
liberal education {n} (general education) SEE: general education ::
liberalism {n} (quality of being liberal) :: Liberalismus {m}
liberalism {n} (political movement) :: Liberalismus {m}
liberalization {n} (the process or act of making more liberal) :: Liberalisierung {f}
liberate {v} (to free) :: befreien
liberated {adj} (free from traditional ideas) :: befreit
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated) :: Befreiung {f}
Liberec {prop} (city in the Czech Republic) :: Reichenberg {n}, Liberec {n}
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: Liberia
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia) :: Liberianer {m}, Liberianerin {f}
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia) :: liberianisch
libero {n} (football player) :: Libero {m}
libero {n} (volleyball player) :: Libero {m}
libertarianism {n} (political philosophy) :: Libertarismus
liberticide {adj} (causing the destruction of liberty) :: freiheitsfeindlich
liberty {n} (condition of being free) :: Freiheit {f}
libidinal {adj} (pertaining to the libido) :: triebhaft
libidinous {adj} (having lustful desires) :: lüstern, obszön
libido {n} (sexual urges or drives) :: Libido {f}, sexuelle Begierde {f}
libido {n} (drives or mental energies related or based on sexual instincts but not necessarily sexual in and of themselves.) :: Libido {f}
Libra {prop} (constellation) :: Waage {f}
Libra {prop} (astrological sign) :: Waage {f}
Libra {n} (Someone with a Libra star sign) :: Waage {f}
librarian {n} (the manager of a library) :: Bibliothekar {m}, Bibliothekarin {f}
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library) :: Bibliothekar {m}, Bibliothekarin {f}
librarian {n} (a person who processes and organizes information) :: Archivar {m}, Archivarin {f}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.) :: Bibliothek {f}, Bücherei {f}
library {n} (collection of books) :: Bibliothek
library {n} (collection of records) :: Archiv
library {n} (collection of subprograms) :: Bibliothek {f}
library {n} (deck or draw pile) :: Bibliothek
libretto {n} (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera) :: Libretto {n}
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa) :: Libyen {n}
Libyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language) :: libysch
Libyan {n} (person) :: Libyer {m}, Libyerin {f}
licence {n} (license) SEE: license ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license ::
licence to print money {n} (means of generating large income) :: Gelddruckmaschine {f}
license {n} (legal document giving official permission to do something) :: Lizenz {f}, Erlaubnis {f}, Genehmigung {f}, Schein {m}
license {n} (legal terms of product usage) :: Lizenz {f}
license {v} (act of giving a formal authorization) :: lizenzieren
license {v} (authorize officially) :: lizenzieren
licensed {adj} (having been issued with a license) :: lizenziert
licensed {adj} (authorized by license) :: lizenziert
licensee {n} (person to whom a license is granted) :: [receiver of a license] Lizenznehmer {m}, [license holder] Lizenzinhaber {m}
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle) :: Kfz-Kennzeichen {n}, Nummernschild {n}
licentious {adj} (lacking restraint, particularly in sexual conduct) :: hemmungslos, liederlich, zügellos, ausschweifend
licentious {adj} (disregard for accepted rules) :: lasterhaft, regellos, unorthodox, ungehörig, willkürlich
licentious {adj} :: ausschweifend
lich {n} (undead being) :: Lich
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer ::
lichen {n} (symbiotic association of algae and fungi) :: Flechte {f}
lichenology {n} (scientific study of lichens) :: Lichenologie {f}, Flechtenkunde {f}
lichenometry {n} (geochronologic dating method that uses lichen growth) :: Lichenometrie {f}
Lichtenbach {prop} (Gottscheer village) :: Lichtenbach
lick {n} (the act of licking) :: Lecken {n}
lick {v} (to stroke with the tongue) :: lecken
lick {v} (colloquial: to defeat decisively) :: schlagen, besiegen
lick {v} (vulgar slang: to perform cunnilingus) :: lecken
lick clean {v} (empty by eating contents) :: auslecken
licker {n} (someone or something that licks) :: Lecker {m}, Leckerin {f}
licking {n} (an act of licking) :: Licken {n}
lick someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose ::
lickspittle {n} (fawning toady) :: Speichellecker {m}
licorice {n} (plant) :: Süßholz {n}, Lakritze {f}
licorice {n} (confection) :: Lakritze {f}
lictor {n} (officer in ancient Rome) :: Liktor {m}
lid {n} (top or cover) :: Deckel {m}
lido {n} (outdoor swimming pool) :: Freibad, Badi [Switzerland]
lidocaine {n} (local anesthetic) :: Lidocain {n}
lie {v} (be in horizontal position) :: liegen
lie {v} (be situated) :: liegen
lie {n} (position of fetus) :: Kindslage {f}
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth) :: lügen, täuschen
lie {n} (intentionally false statement) :: Lüge {f}
Lie algebra {n} (vector space) :: Lie-Algebra
Liebfraumilch {n} (German white wine) :: Liebfrauenmilch {f}
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein) :: Liechtenstein {n}
Liechtensteiner {n} (A person from Liechtenstein or of Liechtenstein descent) :: Liechtensteiner {m}, Liechtensteinerin {f}
lie detector {n} (polygraph (informal)) :: Lügendetektor {m}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position) :: sich legen
liege {n} (A free and independent person; a lord paramount; a sovereign) :: Lehnsherr {m}
liege {n} (The subject of a sovereign or lord; a liegeman) :: Gefolgsmann {m}, Vasall {m}
Lie group {n} (analytic group that is also a smooth manifold) :: Lie-Gruppe {f}, Liesche Gruppe {f}
lien {n} (right to take and hold debtor’s property) :: Zurückbehaltungsrecht {n}, Retentionsrecht {n}
Liepāja {prop} (city in Latvia) :: Libau {n}, Liepāja {n}
lie through one's teeth {v} (To tell a gross or egregious untruth) :: lügen wie gedruckt
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu ::
lieutenant {n} (lowest commissioned officer rank) :: Leutnant {m}, Leutnantin {f}
lieutenant {n} (person who executes the plans and directives of another) :: Gehilfe {m}, Stellvertreter {m}
lieutenant {adj} (military grade) :: Leutnant {m}
lieutenant colonel {n} (military rank) :: Oberstleutnant {m}
lieutenant governor {n} (second-in-command of a governor) :: Vizegouverneur {m}
life {n} (the state of being alive) :: Leben {n}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being) :: Leben {n}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual) :: Leben {n}
life {n} (the world in general, existence) :: Leben {n}
life {n} (a worthwhile existence) :: Leben {n}
life {n} (something inherently part of a person's existence) :: Leben {n}
life {n} (life sentence) :: lebenslänglich
life {n} (duration) :: Lebensdauer {f}
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic ::
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
life and limb {n} (existence together with bodily faculties) :: Leib und Leben
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance ::
life belt {n} (buoyant ring) :: Rettungsring {m}
lifeblood {n} (blood needed for life) :: Herzblut {n}
lifeblood {n} (figurative: that which is required for existence) :: Lebensader {f}
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people) :: Rettungsboot {n}
life buoy {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life cycle {n} (course of stages through which an organism passes) :: Lebenszyklus {m}
life cycle {n} (useful life of a product or system; developmental history of an individual or group) :: Lebenszyklus {m}
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live) :: Lebenserwartung {f}
lifeguard {n} (attendant) :: Rettungsschwimmer {m}, Rettungsschwimmerin {f}, Strandwächter {m}, Strandwächterin {f}, Bademeister {m}, Bademeisterin {f}
lifeguard {n} (lifesaver) :: Lebensretter {m}
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance) :: Lebensversicherung {f}
life interest {n} (lifetime right) :: Leibrente {f}
life is not all beer and skittles {proverb} (proverb) :: das Leben ist nicht nur eitel Sonnenschein, das Leben ist kein Ponyhof
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing) :: Rettungsweste {f}, Schwimmweste {f}
lifeless {adj} (dead) :: leblos
lifelike {adj} (Like a living being, resembling life) :: lebensecht
lifeline {n} (line to which a drowning or falling victim may cling) :: Rettungsleine {f}
lifeline {n} (means or route for transporting indispensable supplies) :: Lebensader {f}
lifelong {adj} (extending for the entire duration of life) :: lebenslang
life of Riley {n} (ideal life of care-free prosperity) :: leben wie Gott in Frankreich
life partner {n} (romantic partner for life) :: Lebenspartner {m}, Lebenspartnerin {f}, Lebensgefährte {m}, Lebensgefährtin {f}
life preserver {n} (buoyant ring or vest) :: [vest] Rettungsweste {f}, [ring] Rettungsring {m}, [ring] Rettungsreifen {m}
lifer {n} (prisoner sentenced to life in prison) :: Lebenslänglicher {m}, Lebenslängliche {f}
lifer {n} (person who makes a career in the military) :: Berufssoldat {m}, Berufssoldatin {f}
life ring {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life's a bitch and then you die {proverb} (expect the worst) :: das Leben ist eine Hure und dann stirbt man
lifesaver {n} (that saves lives) :: Lebensretter {m}
lifesaver {n} (that is useful) :: Segen {m}, große Hilfe {f}, Rettungsanker {m}, rettender Anker {m}
lifesaving {adj} (lifesaving) SEE: life-saving ::
life-saving {adj} (preventing death) :: lebensrettend; Rettungs- [in compound words]
life science {n} (science dealing with living organisms) :: Biowissenschaft {f}, Lebenswissenschaft {f}, Umweltwissenschaft
life sentence {n} (sentence of imprisonment for the rest of the defendant's life) :: lebenslange Haftstrafe, lebenslänglich
lifespan {n} (length of time for which an organism lives) :: Lebenserwartung {f}, Lebensdauer {f}
life stance {n} (relation to what one views as important) :: Lebensanschauung {f}
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
lifestyle {n} (style of living) :: Lebensstil {m}, Lebensweise {f}, Lebenswandel {m}
life-threatening {adj} (used to describe something that endangers life) :: lebensbedrohlich
lifetime {n} (duration of the life of someone or something) :: Leben {n}, Lebensdauer {f}, Lebenszeit {f}
lifetime {n} (informal, hyperbolic: a long period of time) :: Ewigkeit {f}
lifework {n} (main occupation of one's life) :: Lebenswerk {n}
lift {v} (to raise or rise) :: heben, anheben
lift {v} (to steal) :: klauen, stehlen
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle) :: Mitfahrgelegenheit {f}, Beförderungsfahrt {f}
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people) :: Fahrstuhl {m}, Aufzug {m}, Lift {m}
lift {n} (upward force) :: Auftrieb {m}
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief ::
lift a finger {v} (to make minimal effort) :: [mostly used in the negative] Finger krumm machen
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting ::
lifting gas {n} :: Traggas {n}
lift music {n} (elevator music) SEE: elevator music ::
ligament {n} (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position) :: Band {n}, Ligament {n}
ligand {n} (something that binds to another chemical entity) :: Ligand {m}
ligand field theory {n} :: Ligandenfeldtheorie {f}
ligase {n} (enzyme) :: Ligase {f}
ligature {n} (typography: character that combines multiple letters) :: Ligatur {f}
ligature {n} (music: group of notes played as a musical phrase) :: Ligatur {f}
Liège {prop} (province in Belgium) :: Lüttich {n}
liger {n} (animal born to a male lion and a tigress) :: Liger {m}
light {v} (to start (a fire)) :: anzünden, anstecken, anmachen
light {v} (to set fire to) :: anzünden
light {v} (to illuminate) :: beleuchten, anstrahlen
light {adj} (having light) :: erleuchtet, hell
light {adj} (pale in colour) :: hell
light {adj} (of low weight) :: leicht
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.) :: leicht
light {n} (electromagnetic waves) :: Licht {n}
light {n} (source of illumination) :: Lichtquelle {f}, Licht {n}
light {n} (spiritual illumination) :: Erleuchtung {f}, Licht {n}
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire) :: Flamme {f}
lightboat {n} (lightship) SEE: lightship ::
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light) :: Glühbirne {f}, Glühlampe {f}
light bulb joke {n} (type of joke) :: Glühbirnenwitz {m}
light cavalry {n} (military unit) :: leichte Kavallerie {f}
light cone {n} :: Lichtkegel {m}
light echo {n} (phenomenon observed in astronomy) :: Lichtecho {n}
light-emitting diode {n} (rectifying semiconductor device) :: Leuchtdiode {f}
lighten {v} (to alleviate) :: erleichtern
lighter {n} (fire making device) :: Feuerzeug {n}, Zigarettenfeuerzeug {n}, Zigarettenanzünder {m}
lighter {n} (a barge) :: Leichter {m}
lightfast {adj} (resistant to fading) :: lichtecht
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
lightheadedness {n} (the property of feeling lighheaded) :: Benommenheit {f}
lighthearted {adj} (joyful) :: unbeschwert, fröhlich
lighthearted {adj} (enjoyable lack of seriousness) :: unbeschwert
light-hour {n} (unit of distance) :: Lichtstunde {f}
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships) :: Leuchtturm {m}
lighthouse keeper {n} (person who lives in a lighthouse and tends the light) :: Leuchtfeuerwärter {m}, Leuchtturmwärter {m}
light industry {n} (industry that does not require high capitalization or heavy machinery) :: Leichtindustrie {f}
lighting {n} (equipment, illumination) :: Beleuchtung {f}
lightland {n} (place of sunrise or sunset) :: Lichtland {n}
lightlike {adj} (having a space component equal to its time component multiplied by the speed of light) :: lichtartig
lightly {adv} (in a light manner) :: leicht
light-minded {adj} (not given to heavy thoughts or thinking) :: leichtfertig
lightning {n} (flash of light) :: Blitz {m}
lightning {n} (discharge) :: Entladung {f}
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod ::
lightning fast {adv} (extremely quickly) SEE: quick as a flash ::
lightning fast {adj} (fast as lightning) :: blitzschnell, blitzgeschwind, blitzartig
lightning-quick {adj} (incredibly fast) SEE: lightning fast ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning) :: Blitzableiter {m}
light pen {n} (a computer input device) :: Lichtgriffel {m}
light pollution {n} (excess artificial light) :: Lichtverschmutzung {f}
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword) :: Lichtschwert {n}, Laserschwert {n}
light sail {n} (solar sail) :: Lichtsegel {n}
lights, camera, action {phrase} (traditional cue at a beginning of a take) :: Licht! Kamera! Action!, Licht, Kamera, Action!
lightship {n} (lightship) :: Feuerschiff {n}
light source {n} (source of illumination) :: Lichtquelle {f}
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum ::
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light) :: Lichtgeschwindigkeit {f}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn the light on or off) :: Lichtschalter {m}
light-tight {adj} (light-tight) :: lichtdicht
lightvessel {n} (lightship) SEE: lightship ::
light wave {n} (wave of light) :: Lichtwelle {f}
lightwave {n} (wave of light) SEE: light wave ::
lightweight {n} (boxer) :: Leichtgewicht {n}, Leichtgewichtler {m}
lightweight {n} (one of little consequence or ability) :: Dünnbrettbohrer {m}
lightweight {adj} (lacking in earnestness, ability, or profundity) :: dünnbrettbohrerisch
lightweight {adj} (having less than average weight) :: leichtgewichtig
lightweight {adj} (lacking in strength) :: schwach, leistungsarm
lightweight {adj} (having a small footprint or performance impact) :: abgespeckt
lightwell {n} (an open shaft that transmits light from above into a staircase or an inner room) SEE: airshaft ::
light year {n} (astronomical distance) :: Lichtjahr {n}
lignify {v} (to become wood) :: verholzen
lignin {n} (aromatic polymer) :: Lignin {m}
lignite {n} (coal) :: Braunkohle {m}
Ligue 1 {prop} (division) :: Ligue 1 {f}
Liguria {prop} (region) :: Ligurien {n}
likable {adj} (having qualities tending to result in being liked; friendly, personable) :: liebenswert
like {v} (enjoy) :: mögen, gern haben, gefallen [intransitive, the person who likes is the object of the verb in the dative case]
like {v} (find attractive) :: mögen, gern haben, gefallen + dat [with subject and object reversed]
like {v} (to show support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote) :: liken
like {n} (something that a person likes) :: Vorliebe {f}
like {n} (Internet interaction) :: Like {m} {n}
like {adj} (similar) :: gleich
like {adv} (such as) :: wie
like {n} (something similar to a given person or object) :: meinesgleichen, deinesgleichen, seinesgleichen (his/its like), euresgleichen, unseresgleichen, ihresgleichen
like {prep} (similar to) :: wie, nach
like {particle} (colloquial: mild intensifier) :: so
-like {suffix} (having some of the characteristics of (used to form adjectives from nouns)) :: -artig, -ähnlich
like a bull in a china shop {adj} (clumsy, aggressive) :: wie ein Elefant im Porzellanladen
like clockwork {prep} (with perfect regularity and precision) :: wie geölt, wie am Schnürchen
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father) :: wie der Vater, so der Sohn
likelihood {n} (probability) :: Wahrscheinlichkeit {f}
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably ::
likely {adj} (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring) :: wahrscheinlich
likely {adj} (plausible; within the realm of credibility) :: wahrscheinlich, glaubhaft, plausibel
like-minded {adj} (of similar opinion) :: gleich gesinnt, gleichgesinnt
liken {v} (compare) :: vergleichen
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
likeness {n} (appearance or form; guise) :: Gestalt {f}
likeness {n} (that which closely resembles; a portrait) :: Abbild {n}
Likert scale {n} :: Likert-Skala {f}, Likertskala {f}
like the clappers {prep} (very hard or rapidly) :: in einem Affentempo [colloquial], sehr schnell, wie die Feuerwehr [colloquial, fahren (drive)]
like two peas in a pod {prep} (very similar) :: wie ein Ei dem anderen gleichen
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too ::
likewise {adv} (in like manner) :: ebenfalls, gleichfalls, ebenso, ähnlich
likewise {adv} (the same to you) :: ebenfalls, ebenso, gleichfalls, auch so
liking {n} (like) :: Zuneigung {f}, Sympathie {f}, Geschmack {m}, Vorliebe {f}
lilac {n} (shrub) :: Flieder {m}, Fliederbusch {m}, Fliederbaum {m}, Fliederstrauch {m}
lilac {n} (flower) :: Flieder {m}, Zartlila {n}, Fliederblüte {f}
lilac {n} (colour) :: Lila {n}, Violett {n}
lilac {adj} (colour) :: lila, lilafarbig, zartlila, violett, fliederfarben, fliederfarbig, fliederblau, lilafarben, veilchenfarben, veilchenfarbig, veilchenblau
Lilian {prop} (female given name) :: Lilian {f}
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lilith {prop} (mythological demon) :: Lilith
Lille {prop} (city in France) :: Lille {f}, [historical] Ryssel {n}
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
lilliputian {n} (small person or being) :: Liliputaner {m}, Liliputanerin {f}
lilliputian {adj} (very small) :: liliputanisch
Lilongwe {prop} (capital of Malawi) :: Lilongwe {n}
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium) :: Lilie {f}
lily of the Nile {n} (arum lily) SEE: arum lily ::
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis) :: Maiglöckchen {n}
Lima {prop} (the capital city of Peru) :: Lima {n}
lima bean {n} (butter bean) :: Limabohne {f}
limaçon {n} (plane curve) :: pascalsche Schnecke {f}, Pascal'sche Schnecke {f}, pascalsche Limaçon {f}, Limaçon {f}
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal) :: Glied {n}, Gliedmaße {f}, Extremitäten {f-p}
limb {n} (branch of a tree) :: Ast {m}
limb {n} :: Glied {n}
limb {v} (to remove limbs) :: zergliedern
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible ::
limber {n} (two-wheeled vehicle) :: Protze {f}
limber {v} (prepare an artillery piece for transportation) :: aufprotzen
limber up {v} (to stretch one's muscles to make them more limber) :: sich aufwärmen
limbo {n} (place for innocent souls) :: Limbus {m}, Vorhölle {f}
limbo {n} (in-between state) :: Schwebezustand {m}
Limburg {prop} (province of the Netherlands or Belgium) :: Limburg {n}
Limburgian {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgic {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgish {prop} (the Germanic language) :: [Dutch and Belgian dialects; sometimes the whole group] Limburgisch {n}; [entire dialect group also] Südniederfränkisch {n}
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden ::
lime {n} (inorganic material containing calcium) :: Kalk {m}
lime {v} (to treat with lime) :: kalken
lime {n} (green citrus fruit) :: Limone {f}, Limette {f}
lime {n} (citrus tree) :: Limone {f}, Limette {f}
lime {adj} (containing lime or lime juice) :: Limetten-
lime green {adj} (having a bright, light-green colour) :: lindgrün
lime juice {n} (the liquid extract of lime fruit) :: Limettensaft {m}
limelight {n} (type of stage lighting) :: Rampenlicht {n}, Kalklicht {n}
limelight {n} (attention or notice) :: Rampenlicht {n}
limerence {n} (state of mind) :: Verliebtheit {f}, Limerenz {f}
limerick {n} (rhyming verse of five lines) :: Limerick {n}
Limerick {prop} (county) :: Limerick
Limerick {prop} (town) :: Limerick
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments) :: Kalkstein {m}, Calciumcarbonat {n}, Kalk {m}
limestone {adj} (made of or with limestone) :: Kalk-
liminal {adj} (pertaining to an entrance or threshold) :: Schwell-
limit {n} (boundary) :: Grenze {f}, Begrenzer {m}
limit {n} (mathematics: value to which a sequence converges) :: Grenzwert {m}, Grenze {f}
limit {n} (mathematics: abstraction of this concept of limit) :: Limes {m}, Grenzwert {m}
limit {v} (restrict) :: befristen, begrenzen, beschränken
limitation {n} :: Begrenzung
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it) :: begrenzt, beschränkt
limited liability company {n} (type of company) :: Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung {f}, GmbH
limited partnership {n} (type of partnership) :: Kommanditgesellschaft {f}
limitless {adj} (without limits; boundless) :: grenzenlos, unbegrenzt
limit point {n} (a point) :: Häufungspunkt {m}
limnologist {n} (specialist in limnology) :: Limnologe {m}, Limnologin {f}
limnology {n} (science of lakes) :: Limnologie {f}, Seenkunde, Gewässerökologie
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine ::
limonite {n} (mineral consisting of hydrous iron oxides) :: Limonit {m}
Limousin {prop} (region) :: Limousin {n}
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car) :: Limousine {f}, Stretchlimousine {f}
limp {v} (to walk lamely) :: hinken, humpeln, lahmen
limp {n} (gait) :: Gehbehinderung {f}, Hinken {n}
limpet {n} (a small mollusc) :: Napfschnecke {f}
limpet {n} (someone dependant) :: Anhang {m}, Anhängsel {n}
limpid {adj} (clear) :: klar, durchsichtig
limpkin {n} (large bird) :: Rallenkranich {m}
limy {adj} (containing or resembling lime) :: kalkig
linchpin {n} (securing pin) :: Achsnagel {m}, Lünse {f}
linchpin {n} (central cohesive source of stability and security) :: Angelpunkt {m}
Lincoln {prop} (a city, a surname) :: Lincoln
Lincoln {n} (automobile) :: Lincoln
Lincolnshire spinach {n} (perennial plant) :: Guter Heinrich {m}
Lindau {prop} (Town) :: Lindau
linden {n} (tree) :: Linde {f}, Lindenbaum {m}
linden {n} (wood from such tree) :: Linde {f}
lindgrenite {n} (mineral containing copper, hydrogen, molybdenum and oxygen) :: Lindgrenit {m}
lindworm {n} (a wingless bipedal dragon) :: Lindwurm {m}
line {n} (rope, cord, or string) :: Leine {f}
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark) :: Linie {f}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure) :: Gerade {f}
line {n} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure) :: Strecke {f}
line {n} (graph theory: edge of a graph) :: Kante {f}
line {n} (geography: circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map) :: Breitenkreis {m}, Längenkreis {m}
line {n} (music: one of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed) :: Linie {f}, Taktstrich {m}
line {n} (telephone or network connection) :: Leitung {f}
line {n} (letter, written form of communication) :: Zeile {f}, [to drop somebody a line] ein paar Zeilen
line {n} (threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark) :: Falte {f}
line {n} (straight sequence of people, queue) :: Schlange {f}, Reihe {f}
line {n} (single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.) :: Zeile {f}
line {n} (poetic: verse) :: Zeile {f}
line {n} (sentence of dialogue, especially in a script or screenplay) :: Zeile {f}
line {n} (official, stated position of an individual or political faction) :: Linie {f}, Parteilinie {f} ["party line"]
line {n} (products or services sold by a business, or the business itself) :: Linie {f}
line {n} (measure of length, one twelfth of an inch) :: Linie {f}
line {n} (amount of powdery drug) :: Line {f}
line {n} :: Weg {m}, Pfad {m}
line {v} (to form or enter into a line) :: sich eingliedern , sich aufreihen
line {v} :: [1] auslegen, [2] aufreihen
lineage {n} (descent) :: Abstammung {f}, Geschlecht {n}
linear {adj} (having the form of a line) :: linear
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial) :: linear
linear {adj} (physics: involving only one dimension) :: linear
Linear A {prop} (syllabary used to write the as-yet-undeciphered Minoan language) :: Linearschrift A
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics) :: lineare Algebra {f}
Linear B {prop} (syllabary used to write Mycenaean Greek) :: Linearschrift B
linear motor {n} :: Linearmotor {m}
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space ::
line code {n} (code) :: Leitungscode {m}
lined {adj} (of paper) :: liniert
lined antshrike {n} (A passerine bird of the antbird family) :: Dunkelmantel-Ameisenwürger {m}
line feed {n} (computing: the character which advances the paper by one line or moves cursor to the next line) :: Zeilenvorschub {m}
linen {n} (thread or cloth made from flax fiber) :: Leinen {n}
line number {n} (number of a line in a text file) :: Zeilennummer {f}
line of credit {n} (financial agreement) :: Kreditlinie {f}
line of sight {n} (A straight line along which an observer has a clear view) :: Blickrichtung {f}
line segment {n} (part of a line) :: Segment {n}
linesman {n} :: Linienrichter {m}
line spectrum {n} :: Linienspektrum {n}
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive) :: -chen, -lein, -ling, -erl
linger {v} (to stay or remain in a place or situation) :: herumlungern, verzögern, Zeit brauchen, verweilen, bleiben, sich herumdrücken, herumtrödeln, trödeln, sich aufhalten, ausharren, sich Zeit lassen, zurückbleiben, nachklingen
linger {v} (to remain alive or existent) :: ausharren, aushalten, durchhalten, fortbestehen, herauszögern, hinauszögern, fortbestehen, verbleiben
linger {v} (to consider or contemplate) :: sich aufhalten, überdenken, zögern
lingerie {n} (women's underwear or nightclothes) :: Damenunterwäsche {f}, Dessous {n-p}, Lingerie {f}
lingo {n} (language peculiar to a particular group or region) :: Jargon {m}
lingonberry {n} (shrub) :: Preiselbeere {f}
lingonberry {n} (berry) :: Preiselbeere {f}
lingua franca {n} (common language) :: Lingua Franca {f}, Verkehrssprache {f}
lingual {adj} (related to language) SEE: linguistic ::
lingual {adj} (related to the tongue) :: lingual, Zungen-
lingual {n} (sound articulated with the tongue) :: Zungenlaut {m}
lingual bone {n} (hyoid bone) SEE: hyoid bone ::
linguicide {n} (the death of a language) :: Linguizid {m}, Linguozid {m}, Sprachmord {m}, Sprachenmord {m}
linguine {n} (ribbons of pasta narrower than tagliatelle) :: Linguine {p}, Linguini {p}
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics) :: Sprachwissenschaftler {m}, Sprachwissenschaftlerin {f}, Sprachwissenschafter {m} [Austrian, Swiss], Sprachwissenschafterin {f} [Austrian, Swiss], Linguist {m}, Linguistin {f}, Sprachforscher {m}, Sprachforscherin {f}
linguistic {adj} (of or relating to language) :: sprachlich, linguistisch
linguistic {adj} (of or relating to linguistics) :: sprachwissenschaftlich, linguistisch
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language) :: Linguistik {f}, Sprachwissenschaft {f}
liniment {n} (topical medical preparation) :: Liniment {n}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something) :: Futter {n}
lining {n} (material used for inside covering) :: Futterstoff {n}
lining {n} (act of attaching an inside covering) :: Füttern {n}
link {n} (connection) :: Verbindung {f}
link {n} (element of a chain) :: Verknüpfung {f}, Glied {n}
link {n} (computing: short for hyperlink, see also: hyperlink) :: Link {m}, Hyperlink {m}
link {n} (computing: connection between buses or systems) :: Verknüpfung {m}
link {v} (connect things) :: verbinden, verknüpfen
link {v} (to contain a hyperlink to another page) :: linken, verlinken
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link ::
linker {n} (short oligonucleotide) :: Linker {m}
Linköping {prop} (Swedish city) :: Linköping
linnet {n} (Carduelis cannabina, a finch of Europe, western Asia and northern Africa) :: Hänfling {m}
linocut {n} (woodcut in which a block of linoleum is used) :: Linolschnitt {m}
linoleic acid {n} (fatty acid) :: Linolsäure {f}
linoleum {n} (inexpensive waterproof covering) :: Linoleum {n}
linseed {n} (seed of the flax plant) :: Leinsamen {m}
linseed oil {n} (oil extracted from flax seeds) :: Leinsamenöl {n}
lint {n} (a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth) :: Verbandmull {m}, Scharpie {f}
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff) :: Fussel {m} {f}, Fluse {f}
lint {n} (fibrous coat of thick hairs covering the seeds of the cotton plant) :: Flaum {m}
lintel {n} (horizontal structural beam) :: Sturz {m}
Linus {prop} (male given name) :: Linus
Linz {prop} (city) :: Linz {n}
liocranid sac spider {n} (spider) :: Feldspinne {f}
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo) :: Löwe {m}, Leu {m} [poetic], Löwchen {n} [diminutive, also dog breed], Löwlein {n} [diminutive], Löwin {f} [female]
lion {n} (heraldic charge) :: Löwe {m}
lion cub {n} (young lion) :: Löwenbaby {n}, Löwenjunges {n}, Löwenwelpe {m}, Löwenwelpin {f}
lion dance {n} (Chinese dance) :: Löwentanz {m}
lioness {n} (female lion) :: Löwin {f}
lionet {n} (lion cub) SEE: lion cub ::
lionfish {n} (venomous fish) :: Feuerfisch
lionhead cichlid {n} (cichlid) :: Buckelkopfbuntbarsch {m}
lionhead rabbit {n} (breed of domestic rabbits) :: Löwenkopfkaninchen {n}, Löwenkopf {m}
Lionheart {prop} (nickname of Richard I of England) :: Löwenherz
lion's den {n} (a dangerous or frightening place) :: Höhle des Löwen {f}
Lion's Head {prop} (mountain in South Africa) :: Löwenkopf {m}, Löwenberg {m}
lion's leaf {n} (Leontice leontopetalum) :: Löwenblatt {n}
lion's share {n} (the majority; a large or generous portion) :: Löwenanteil {m}
lion tamarin {n} (any of four species of small New World monkeys that constitute the Leontopithecus genus) :: Löwenäffchen {n}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth) :: Lippe {f} (human's lip), Lefze {f} (animal's lip)
lip {n} :: Lippe {f}, Rand {m}, Unverschämtheit {f}
Lipari Islands {prop} (group of islands of Italy) :: Liparische Inseln {p}, Äolische Inseln {f-p}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes) :: Lipase {f}
lip balm {n} (substance topically applied to the lips of the mouth) :: [general] Lippenpflegestift {m}; [informal often] Labello {m}; [specifically the substance also] Lippenbalsam {m}, Lippencreme {f}
lip bear {n} (Melursus ursinus) SEE: sloth bear ::
Lipetsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Lipezk {n}
lip gloss {n} (a cosmetic product) :: Lipgloss {n}
lipid {n} (organic compound) :: Lipid {n}
liplessness {n} (medical condition) :: Acheilia, Acheilie
lipogram {n} (word or writing that does not use a particular symbol or symbols) :: Leipogramm {n}
lipometabolism {n} :: Fettstoffwechsel {m}
lipophilic {adj} (having the quality of dissolving in lipids) :: lipophil
lipophobic {adj} (chemistry: no affinity for fats or organic solvents) :: lipophob
lipophobicity {n} (being lipophobic) :: Lipophobie {f}
liposuction {n} (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction) :: Fettabsaugung {f}, Liposuktion {f}
lipreading {n} (the act of reading lips) :: Lippenlesen {n}
lip service {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus ::
lip service {n} (Empty talk; words absent of action or intention) :: Lippenbekenntnis {n}
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips) :: Lippenstift {m}
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips) :: Lippensynchronisation {f}
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds) :: lippensynchron singen
lip-syncing {n} (act of lip-sync) :: Lippensynchronisation {f}
liquefaction {n} (Process of being made liquid) :: Verflüssigung {f}
liquefied natural gas {n} (natural gas converted to liquid) :: Flüssigerdgas {n}
liquefied petroleum gas {n} (LPG) :: Flüssiggas {n}
liquefy {v} (make into a liquid) :: verflüssigen
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting ::
liqueur {n} (a flavored alcoholic beverage) :: Likör {m}
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid) :: Flüssigkeit {f}
liquid {n} (sound) :: Fließlaut {m}, Liquida {f}, Liquid {m}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous) :: flüssig
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of) :: disponibel
liquidate {v} (to settle a debt) :: liquidieren
liquidate {v} (to settle the affairs) :: liquidieren
liquidate {v} (to convert assets into cash) :: liquidieren
liquidate {v} (to kill someone) :: liquidieren
liquidation {n} (selling a business’s assets) :: Abwicklung {f}, Liquidation {f}
liquidator {n} (one who liquidates) :: Liquidator {m}, Liquidatorin {f}
liquid crystal {n} (phase of matter) :: Flüssigkristall {m}
liquidity {n} (state of being liquid) :: Flüssigsein {n}
liquidity {n} (property of being able to be easily converted into cash) :: Liquidität {f}
liquid nitrogen {n} (nitrogen in the liquid state) :: Flüssigstickstoff {m}
liquid rocket {n} (rocket) :: Flüssigkeitsrakete {f}
liquid rocket {n} (rocket engine) :: Flüssigkeitsraketentriebwerk {n}, Flüssigkeitsraketenantrieb {m}
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation) :: Spirituose {f}
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice ::
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop) :: Spirituosengeschäft {n}, Schnapsladen {m} [colloquial]
lira {n} (currency of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, former currency of Italy, etc.) :: Lira {f}
Lisa {prop} (female given name) :: Lisa {f}, Liese {f}
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal) :: Lissabon {n}
Liskov substitution principle {prop} :: liskovsche Substitutionsprinzip {n}, Ersetzbarkeitsprinzip {n}
lisp {n} (The habit or an act of lisping.) :: Lispelei {f}
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly) :: lispeln, zuzeln
lissencephaly {n} (disorder characterized by the lack of folds and grooves of the brain) :: Lissenzephalie {f}
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items) :: Liste {f}
list {n} (computing: codified representation of a list) :: Liste {f}
list {v} (to create or recite a list) :: aufzählen
list {n} (nautical: tilting or careening to one side) :: Schlagseite {f}, Krängung {f}
list {v} (to tilt to one side) :: krängen
list box {n} (dropdown list) SEE: dropdown list ::
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound) :: hören, zuhören
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound) :: lauschen
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction) :: hören
listen {v} (to hear (something)) :: hören
listener {n} (someone who listens) :: Zuhörer {m}, Zuhörerin {f}
listener {n} ((computing) a function that runs in response to an event) :: Beobachter {m}
listen in {v} (to listen secretly) :: zuhören
listening {n} (act of listening) :: Zuhören {n}
listening post {n} (facility established to monitor radio and microwave signals) :: Horchposten {m}
listening station {n} (facility established to monitor radio and microwave signals) :: Horchposten {m}
listless {adj} (Lacking enthusiasm) :: lasch, lustlos, antriebslos
listlessness {n} (state of being listless) :: Lustlosigkeit {f}
lit {adj} (Lighted) :: beleuchtet, angezündet
litany {n} (ritual liturgical prayer) :: Litanei {f}
litany {n} :: Litanei {f}, Wechselgesang {m}
litas {n} (currency of Lithuania) :: Litas {m}
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee ::
-lite {suffix} (forms names of rocks or minerals) :: -lith
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre ::
literacy {n} (ability to read and write) :: Lese- und Schreibfähigkeit {f}
literacy {n} (understanding of something) :: Kenntnisse {f-p}, Bildung {f}
literal {adj} (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation) :: wörtlich, buchstäblich
literal {adj} (following the letter or exact words, not taking liberties) :: buchstäblich
literally {adv} (not metaphorically) :: wörtlich, buchstäblich
literary {adj} (relating to literature) :: literarisch
literary {adj} (relating to writers, or the profession of literature) :: literarisch
Literary Chinese {prop} (Classical Chinese) SEE: Classical Chinese ::
literary criticism {n} (study, discussion, evaluation, and interpretation) :: Literaturkritik {f}
literary language {n} (register of a language used in literary writing) :: Literatursprache {f}
literary language {n} (supraregional idiom, see also: standard language; standard) :: Literatursprache {f}
literary science {n} (all kinds of scientific study pertinent to literature) :: Literaturwissenschaft
literate {adj} (able to read, having literacy) :: schriftkundig, schreibkundig, lese- und schreibkundig, des Lesens und Schreibens mächtig, alphabetisiert; [of cultures also] literal
literate {adj} (knowledgeable in literature and writing) :: belesen, gebildet
literati {n} (well-educated, literary people) :: Literat {m-s}, Literatin {f-s}
literature {n} (body of all written works) :: Literatur
lithiasis {n} (formation of stone-like deposits) :: Lithiasis {f}
lithium {n} (chemical element) :: Lithium {n}
lithium aluminium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: Lithiumaluminiumhydrid {n}
lithium amide {n} :: Lithiumamid {n}
lithium borohydride {n} :: Lithiumborhydrid {n}
lithium hexafluorophosphate {n} :: Lithiumhexafluorophosphat {n}
lithium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: Lithiumhydrid
lithium metaborate {n} :: Lithiummetaborat {n}
lithium peroxide {n} :: Lithiumperoxid {n}
lithograph {n} (image produced by lithography) :: Lithografie {f}, Lithographie {f}, Steindruck {m}
lithograph {v} (to copy of an image through lithography) :: lithografieren
lithographic {adj} (related to lithography) :: lithographisch
lithographical {adj} (lithographic) SEE: lithographic ::
lithography {n} (printing method) :: Lithografie {f}, Lithographie {f}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth) :: Lithosphäre {f}, Gesteinsmantel {m}
Lithuania {prop} (country) :: Litauen
Lithuania Minor {prop} (Lithuania Minor) :: Kleinlitauen, Preußisch-Litauen
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania) :: litauisch
Lithuanian {n} (language) :: Litauisch {n}
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania) :: Litauer {m}, Litauerin {f}
Lithuanian Hound {n} (Lithuanian Hound) :: Litauischer Jagdhund {m}
Lithuanian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: Litauische SSR {f}
litigate {v} (to go to law) :: prozessieren
litigation {n} (conduct of a lawsuit) :: Rechtsstreit {m}
litigious {adj} (of or relating to litigation) :: gerichtsstreitlich
litigious {adj} (inclined to engage in lawsuits) :: prozessfreudig
litigious {adj} (argumentative or combative) :: streitsüchtig, streitbar
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen) :: Lackmus {m}
litmus paper {n} :: Lackmuspapier {n}
litmus test {n} (both senses) :: Lackmustest {m}, Nagelprobe {f}, Prüfstein {m}
litotes {n} (rhetoric: stating a point by denying its opposite) :: Litotes {f}
litre {n} (unit of fluid measure) :: Liter {m}
litter {n} (platform designed to carry a person or a load) :: Sänfte {f}, Trage {f}, Bahre {f}
litter {n} (animals born in one birth) :: Wurf {m}
litter {n} (bedding for animals) :: Streu {f}, Stroh {n}
litter {n} (discarded items) :: Abfall {m}, Unrat {m}, Müll {m}, Abfälle {p}
litter {n} (material for litter tray) :: Streu {f}, Einstreu {f}
litter {n} (layer of dead leaves and other organic matter) :: Streu {f}, Bodenstreu {f}
litter {v} (drop or throw trash without properly disposing of it) :: Abfall wegwerfen, vermüllen, wegwerfen
litter {v} (give birth) :: werfen, ferkeln, abferkeln
litter box {n} (box to provide a soiling area for cats) :: Katzenklo {n}
litterfall {n} (plant material that falls to the ground) :: Streufall {m}
litterfall {n} (mass of fallen plant material per unit area) :: Streufallmasse {f}
litter tray {n} (litter box) SEE: litter box ::
little {adj} (small in size) :: klein, wenig, [colloquial] lütt, lützel
little {adj} (very young) :: klein
little {adj} ((of a sibling) younger) :: klein, jung
little {adj} (small in number, few) :: wenig
little {adv} (not much) :: wenig, kaum
little {determiner} (small amount) :: wenig
little auk {n} (Alle alle) :: Krabbentaucher {m}
little bittern {n} (bittern of the species Ixobrychus minutus) :: Zwergdommel {f}
little black dress {n} (woman's short black dress) :: kleines Schwarzes {n}
little boy {n} (a diminutive male child) :: Knäbchen {n}, Knäblein {n}
little brother {n} (younger brother) SEE: younger brother ::
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time) :: Stück für Stück, nach und nach
little egret {n} (bird) :: Seidenreiher {m}
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand) :: kleiner Finger {m}
little girl {n} (a female child) :: Mädchen {n}
little grebe {n} (bird) :: Zwergtaucher {m}
little green man {n} (humorous: space alien, Martian, see also: alien) :: kleines grünes Männchen {n}, grünes Männchen {n}
little green man {n} (soldier lacking identification, see also: ) :: grünes Männchen {n}
little gull {n} (gull) :: Zwergmöwe
little owl {n} (species of owl) :: Steinkauz {m}
little penguin {n} (Eudyptula minor) :: Zwergpinguin {m}
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale) :: Rotkäppchen {n}
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (the main character in this story) :: Rotkäppchen {n}
Little Russia {prop} (a historical area) :: Kleinrussland {n}
little stint {n} (Calidris minuta) :: Zwergstrandläufer {m}
little strokes fell great oaks {proverb} (proverb) :: Kleinvieh macht auch Mist
little toe {n} (smallest toe of the foot) :: kleine Zehe {f}
little wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder ::
littoralization {n} :: Litoralisierung
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical ::
liturgical {adj} (Pertaining to liturgy) :: liturgisch
liturgics {n} (academic discipline dedicated to the study of liturgy) :: Liturgik {f}, Liturgiewissenschaft {f}
liturgist {n} (person knowledgable about liturgy) :: Liturgiker {m}, Liturgikerin {f}, Liturgiewissenschaftler {m}, Liturgiewissenschaftlerin {f}, Liturgiewissenschafter {m} [Austria], Liturgiewissenschafterin {f} [Austria]
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals) :: Liturgie {f}
Liturgy of the Hours {n} ( liturgy for daily use at each of the canonical hours) :: Stundengebet {n}
livable {adj} (suitable for living in) :: bewohnbar, lebenswert, erträglich
live {v} (be alive) :: leben
live {v} (have permanent residence) :: wohnen, leben
live {v} (survive, persevere, continue) :: überleben
live {adj} (having life) :: lebend
live {adj} ((broadcasting) seen or heard from a broadcast, as it happens) :: Live-
live {adj} (capable of causing harm) :: scharf
live {adv} (as it happens) :: direkt, live
live and let live {v} (be tolerant) :: leben und leben lassen
live by the sword, die by the sword {proverb} (one who uses violence can expect a violent response) :: wer das Schwert ergreift, der soll durchs Schwert umkommen
liveforever {n} (houseleek) SEE: houseleek ::
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself) :: Lebensunterhalt {m}, Lebensgrundlage {f}, Auskommen {n}
lively {adj} (full of life) :: lebhaft, lebendig, munter, rege
live on {v} (survive by consuming certain thing) :: von etwas leben
live on {v} (to endure) :: weiterleben
live out {v} (2. to fulfil or act out a dream or fantasy or aspiration) :: ausleben
live paycheck to paycheck {v} (to spend all that one earns without saving anything) :: von der Hand in den Mund leben; sich von Monat zu Monat durchschlagen
live paycheck to paycheck {v} :: gerade so über den Monat kommen
liver {n} (organ of the body) :: Leber {f}
liver {n} (organ as food) :: Leber {f}
liver fluke {n} (parasitic trematode worm) :: Leberegel {m}
livermorium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 116) :: Livermorium {n}
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England) :: Liverpool
Liverpool {prop} (NY, Canada or Australia) :: Liverpool
Liverpudlian {adj} (of or relating to Liverpool in the United Kingdom) :: Liverpooler
Liverpudlian {n} (a native or resident of Liverpool in the United Kingdom) :: Liverpooler {m}, Liverpoolerin {f}
liver sausage {n} (spreadable sausage) :: Leberwurst {f}
liver spot {n} (blemish) :: Altersfleck {m}
liverwort {n} (bryophyte with a leafy stem) :: Lebermoos {n}
liverwurst {n} (liver sausage) :: Leberwurst {f}
livery {n} (distinctive uniform worn by a group) :: Livree {f}
livery {n} (paint scheme) :: Anstrich {m}
livestock {n} (farm animals) :: Vieh {n}, Nutztiere {n-p}
live stream {n} (Internet broadcast) :: Livestream
live under a rock {v} (to be isolated from knowledge of current events) :: hinterm Mond leben
live up {v} (to fulfil the expectations placed upon) :: gerecht werden , halten
live weight {n} (weight of a living animal) :: Lebendgewicht {n}
livid {adj} (pallid) SEE: pallid ::
livid {adj} (having a dark, bluish appearance) :: blau
livid {adj} (very angry, furious) :: blass vor Wut, wütend
lividity {n} (livor mortis, suggillation) SEE: livor mortis ::
living {adj} (having life) :: lebend
living {adj} (in use or existing) :: lebend, existent
living {adj} (of everyday life) :: Lebens-
living {adj} (true to life) :: lebensecht
living {n} (state of being alive) :: Lebende {f}, Lebender {m}
living {n} (financial means; a means of maintaining life) :: Lebensunterhalt {m}
living {n} (style of life) :: Leben {n}, Lebensumstände {f}
living fossil {n} (species believed extinct but later found living) :: Dauerform {f}, lebendes Fossil {n}
living hell {n} (continuing state of extreme pain, punishment or torment) :: die Hölle durchleben [idiomatic]
living room {n} (room in a private house) :: Wohnzimmer {n}, Salon {m} [Austrian]
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living ::
living street {n} (type of street) :: Verkehrsberuhigter Bereich {n} [officialese], Wohnstraße {f}, Begegnungszone {f} [Switzerland], Spielstraße {f}
living will {n} (document giving durable power of attorney to a surrogate decision-maker for healthcare purposes) :: Lebenstestament {n}
Livonia {prop} (historical region) :: Livland {n}, Liefland {n}
Livonian {prop} (language) :: Livisch
Livonian {n} (person) :: Livländer {m}, Livländerin {f}
livor mortis {n} (settling of the blood in the lower portion of the body) :: Totenfleck {m}, Leichenfleck {m}
lizard {n} (reptile) :: Eidechse {f} (small), Echse {f}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward ::
lizardfish {n} (member of the family Synodontidae) :: Eidechsenfisch {m}
lizardfish {n} (the taxonomic family Synodontidae) :: Eidechsenfische {m-p}
lizardman {n} :: Echsenmensch {m}
Ljubljana {prop} (Capital city of Slovenia) :: Laibach {n}, Ljubljana {n}
llama {n} (South American mammal of the camel family, Lama glama) :: Lama {n}
Lüneburg {prop} (city in Lower Saxony) :: Lüneburg
LNG {n} ((petrochemistry) liquid natural gas) :: LNG
lo {interj} (look, see, behold) :: sieh, guck
loach {n} (fish of the family Cobitidae) :: Schmerle {f}
load {n} (burden) :: Last
load {n} (a large number or amount) :: ein Haufen
load {v} (to put a load on or in) :: laden
load {v} (to fill with munition) :: laden
load {v} (to read into memory) :: laden
loaded {adj} (burdened by load) :: geladen, beladen, beschwert, schwer beladen
loaded {adj} ((of a projectile weapon) armed) :: geladen, scharf
loaded {adj} ((slang) having wealth) :: schwerreich, steinreich, gut betucht
loaded {adj} ((slang) drunk) :: geladen
loaded {adj} ((of a question) designed to produce a predictable answer, or to lay a trap) :: Suggestivfrage {f}, Fangfrage {f}
loader {n} (tractor with a scoop) :: Radlader
loaf {n} (block of bread) :: Laib {m}, Laib Brot {m}, Brot {n}
loaf {v} (do nothing) :: nichts tun, herumlungern, rumhängen [colloquial]
loafer {n} (idle person) :: Faulpelz {m}
loafer {n} (footwear) :: Loafer {m}, Slipper {m}
loam {n} (type of soil) :: Lehm {m}
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other property) :: Leihe {f}, Darlehen {n}
loan {n} (contract and array of legal or ethical obligations surrounding a loan) :: Darlehensvertrag {m}
loan {v} (to lend) :: ausleihen, leihen
lo and behold {interj} (used to express surprise) :: siehe da!
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer) :: Kredithai {m}, Wucherer {m}, Wucherin {f}
loan translation {n} (calque) SEE: calque ::
loanword {n} (word taken from another language) :: Lehnwort {n}, Fremdwort {n}
loath {adj} (angry, hostile) SEE: angry ::
loath {adj} (averse, disinclined; reluctant, unwilling, see also: averse; reluctant) :: abgeneigt
loath {adj} (loathsome, unpleasant) SEE: loathsome ::
loathe {v} (to detest, hate, revile) :: verabscheuen
loathing {n} (sense of revulsion, distaste, detestation, extreme hatred or dislike) :: Hass {m}, Ekel {m}, Abscheu {f}
loathsome {adj} (highly offensive; abominable, sickening) :: ekelhaft, abscheulich
lob {n} (lump) SEE: lump ::
lobby {n} (entryway or waiting area; vestibule) :: Lobby {n}, Foyer {n}, Vorraum {m}, Vorhalle {f}
lobby {n} (group of people who try to lobby) :: Lobby {n}
lobby {v} (To attempt to influence) :: lobbyieren
lobbyist {n} (A person paid to influence politicians) :: Lobbyist {m}, Lobbyistin {f}
lobe {n} (division of the brain) :: Hirnlappen {m}
lobelia {n} (plant) :: Lobelie {f}
lobotomization {n} :: Lobotomisierung {f}
lobotomize {v} :: lobotomisieren
lobotomy {n} (surgical operation) :: Lobotomie {f}
lobster {n} (crustacean) :: Hummer {m}
lobster pot {n} (a trap used to catch lobsters) :: Hummerfalle {f}
local {adj} (of a nearby location) :: lokal, örtlich
local {n} ((UK) the nearest bar) :: Stammkneipe {f}
local {n} :: lokal
local anesthetic {n} (substance) :: Lokalanästhetikum {n} [technical], lokales Betäubungsmittel {n}, Betäubungsmittel {n}
local area network {n} (network) :: Local Area Network {n} [formal], lokales Netzwerk {n}
local battery {n} (A source of local power for a telephone instrument) :: Sprechstellenschaltung
local cell {n} :: Lokalelement {n}
local color {n} (aspects of a location that distinguish it from neighboring communities) :: Lokalkolorit {n}
local derby {n} (a sports match between local rival teams) :: Derby {n}, Regionalderby {n}
locale {n} (language-related settings) :: Locale {n}
local government {n} (government whose remit covers less than that of the nation) :: lokale Regierung {f}
localhost {n} (this computer) :: Localhost {m}
localization {n} (act of localizing) :: Ermitteln des Ortes {n}, Ortsermittlung {f}, Ortung {f}, Ortsbestimmung {f}, Lokalisieren {n}, Lokalisierung {f}, Lokalisation {f}
localization {n} (software engineering: act or process of making a product suitable for use in a particular country or region) :: Lokalisierung {f}
local maximum {n} (math: maximum within restricted domain) :: lokales Maximum {n}
local minimum {n} (math: minimum within restricted domain) :: lokales Minimum {n}
Local Supercluster {prop} (Supercluster that includes the Milky Way) :: Lokaler Superhaufen
locate {v} (to place; to set in a particular spot or position) :: orten
location {n} (place) :: Lage {f}, Ort {m}, Platz {m}
location {n} (act of locating) :: Ortsbestimmung {f}, Ortsermittlung {f}, Ortung {f}, Lokalisierung {f}, Lokalisation {f}
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where) :: Lokativ {m}
lochia {n} (post-partum vaginal discharge) :: Wochenfluss {m}, Lochien {p}
Lochkovian {prop} :: Lochkovium, Lochkov ou Lochkovien
lock {n} (something used for fastening) :: Schloss {n}
lock {n} (a mutex or other token) :: Lock {m}
lock {n} (segment of a canal) :: Schleuse {f}, Schiffshebewerk {n}
lock {n} (firing mechanism of a gun) :: Schloss {n}
lock {v} (to become fastened in place) :: blockieren
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock) :: abschließen
lock {n} (length of hair) :: Locke {f}
lock away {v} (to lock up; to lock in a safe place) :: wegsperren
Lockean {adj} (of or pertaining to John Locke) :: Lockesch
locked {adj} (that has been locked (with a key)) :: abgesperrt, abgeschlossen, zugeschlossen
locked-in syndrome {n} :: Locked-in-Syndrom {n}, Eingeschlossensein-Syndrom {n} [colloquial], Gefangensein-Syndrom {n} [colloquial]
locker {n} (storage compartment) :: Spind {m}, Schließfach {n}
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room ::
locket {n} (chained ornament) :: Medaillon
locking {n} :: Locking {n}
locking differential {n} (rod that transmits power or motion) :: Sperrdifferential {n}
lockjaw {n} (disease) :: Tetanus {m}, Wundstarrkrampf {m}
lock out {v} (inadvertently prevent from entering a place) :: aussperren
lock out {n} (an event in which an employer bars employees from working) :: Aussperrung {f}
lockout {n} (opposite of a strike) :: Aussperrung {f}
locksmith {n} (one who practices locksmithing) :: Schlosser {m}
lock, stock and barrel {adv} (entirely) :: mit Sack und Pack, mit Kind und Kegel
lock up {v} (to imprison or incarcerate someone) :: einschließen, einsperren, wegschließen
lock up {v} (of a computer: to cease responding) :: sich aufhängen
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison ::
loco {n} (locomotive (short form)) :: Lok {f}
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails) :: Lokomotive {f}
locoweed {n} (plant of genus Oxytropis) :: Spitzkiel {m}
locoweed {n} (plant of genus Astragalus) SEE: milk-vetch ::
Locris {prop} (region of ancient Greece) :: Lokris
locum tenens {n} (someone who temporarily fulfills the duties of another) :: Stellvertreter {m}, Vertretungsperson {f}, Vertreter {m}
locust {n} (type of grasshopper) :: Heuschrecke {f}
locutionary {adj} :: lokutionär
locutive {adj} :: lokutiv
lode {n} (vein of metallic ore) :: Ader {f}
lode {n} (rich source of supply) :: Goldgrube {f}
lodestar {n} (star used as navigation reference) :: Leitstern {m}
lodestar {n} (guiding tenet) :: Leitstern {m}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris ::
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn ::
lodge {n} (recreational building) :: Lodge {f}
lodge {n} (porter's rooms) :: Loge {f}
lodge {n} (local chapter of freemasons) :: Loge {f}
lodge {n} (beaver's shelter) :: Biberburg {f}
lodge {v} :: [1] feststecken, [3] beherbergen, [3] unterbringen, [4] hinterlegen, [4] deponieren, [5] einlegen, [5] einreichen
lodging {n} (place to live or lodge) :: Unterkunft {f}
Lodz {prop} (city in Poland) :: Łódź {n}, Lodz {n}, Lodsch {n}, [historical] Litzmannstadt {n}
loess {n} (sediment of eolian origin) :: Löss {m}
loft {n} (an attic or similar space) :: Dachboden {m}, Dachgeschoss {n}
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance ::
lofty {adj} (high, having great height or stature) :: hoch, [almost exclusively in the form "in luftiger Höhe" [in lofty height]] luftig
lofty {adj} (idealistic) :: ambitioniert, hochgesteckt
lofty {adj} (extremely proud) :: überheblich , hochmütig
log {n} (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches) :: Holzscheit {n}, Stamm {m}, Baumstamm {m}
log {n} (bulky piece of timber) :: Baumstamm {m}, Scheit {n}, Klotz {m}, Rundholz {n}
log {n} :: Holzklotz {m}, Scheit {n}
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll ::
loganberry {n} (raspberry-blackberry hybrid berry) :: Loganbeere
logarithm {n} (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number) :: Logarithmus {m}
logarithmic {adj} (relating to logarithms) :: logarithmisch
logarithmize {v} (derive the logarithm of a number) :: logarithmieren
logboat {n} (dugout canoe) SEE: dugout ::
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded) :: Logbuch {n}, Schiffstagebuch {n}
log cabin {n} (small simple dwelling made from wood) :: Blockhütte {f}, Blockhaus {n}, Blockbau {m}
loge {n} (upscale seating region in theatres or similar) :: Loge {f}
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall ::
loge {n} (booth) SEE: booth ::
logger {n} (worker whose occupation is to harvest trees) :: Holzfäller {m}
loggerhead {n} (loggerhead duck or Falkland steamer duck (Tachyeres brachypterus)) SEE: loggerhead duck ::
loggerhead duck {n} (Falkland steamer duck (Tachyeres brachypterus)) :: Falkland-Dampfschiffente {f}
logging {n} (making entries in a log) :: aufzeichnen
logic {n} (method of human thought) :: Logik {f}
logic {n} (mathematical study) :: Logik {f}
logic {n} (formal or informal language) :: Logik {f}
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness) :: Logik {f}
-logic {suffix} (-logical) SEE: -logical ::
logical {adj} (in agreement with the principles of logic) :: logisch
-logical {suffix} (used to form adjectival forms of nouns) :: logisch
logically {adv} (in a logical manner) :: logischerweise, logisch, sachlogisch
logic gate {n} (a physical Boolean device) :: Logikgatter {n}
logician {n} (person who studies or teaches logic) :: Logiker {m}, Logikerin {f}
logic programming {n} (programming paradigm) :: logische Programmierung {f}
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system) :: sich anmelden, sich einloggen, einloggen
login {n} (user's identification) :: Login {n}, Benutzername {m}
login {n} (logging in) :: Benutzeranmeldung {f}, Anmeldung {f}, Einloggen {n}
logion {n} (a saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible) :: Logion
-logist {suffix} (person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy) :: -loge {m}, -login {f}
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services) :: Logistik {f}
logistics {n} (military procurement, supply, maintenance, and transportation) :: Logistik {f}
logo {n} (visual symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an entity) :: Logo {n}
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out ::
logogram {n} (character or symbol that represents a word or phrase) :: Logogramm {n}
logograph {n} (character or symbol that represents a word or phrase) :: Logogramm {n}
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
logopedics {n} (study and correction of speech defects) :: Logopädie {f}
logorrhea {n} (excessive and often uncontrollable flow of words) :: Logorrhö {f}
Logos {prop} ((Christianity) the word of God as incarnate) :: Logos
logotype {n} (symbol used by organization, logo) :: Logotyp {m}
logotype {n} (single type two letters, a ligature) :: Ligatur {f}
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system) :: ausloggen, abmelden
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning) :: -kunde {f}, -lehre {f}, -wissenschaft {f}, -logie {f}, -ik {f}
-logy {suffix} (something said) :: -teiler {m} [set of works]
loin {n} (part of the body) :: Lende {f}
loin {n} (cut of meat) :: Rippenstück {n}, Karree {n}
loincloth {n} (garment) :: Lendenschurz {m}, Lendentuch {n}, Schamschürze {f}
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin ::
loins {n} (the lower abdomen, groin and genitalia) :: Leistenbereich {m}
Loire {prop} (river) :: Loire
Loire {prop} (département) :: Loire
loiter {v} (to stand about without any aim or purpose) :: rumlungern, rumhängen, herumhängen, abhängen, herumlungern, herumlümmeln, trödeln, herumtrödeln, gammeln, herumgammeln, sich herumdrücken
Lojban {prop} (artificial logical language based on Loglan) :: Lojban {n}
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} (expression of laughter) :: lol
lolcat {n} (image macro of a kitten or cat with a humurous caption) :: Lolcat {m}
lolita {n} (sexually alluring girl) :: Frühreifes Mädchen
loll {v} (to act lazily or indolently) :: räkeln
Lolland {prop} (Danish island) :: Lolland {n}
lollipop {n} (confectionery on a stick) :: Dauerlutscher {m}, Lolli {m}, Lollipop {m}, Lutscher {m}
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money ::
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop ::
lollygag {v} (dawdle; to avoid work) :: trödeln, schlampen
Lombard {n} (member of a Germanic people) :: Langobarde {m}, Langobardin {f}
Lombard {n} (native of Lombardy) :: Lombarde {m}, Lombardin {f}
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker ::
Lombardic {adj} (related to the Lombards) :: langobardisch
Lombardic {prop} (the language of the Lombards) :: Langobardisch {n}
Lombardish {adj} (related to the Lombards) :: langobardisch
Lombardish {prop} (the language of the Lombards) :: Langobardisch {n}
Lombard rate {n} (interest rate) :: Lombardsatz {m}
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy) :: Lombardei {f}
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom) :: London {n}
London {prop} (in Canada) :: London {n}
London {prop} (of, from or pertaining to London in the UK) :: Londoner, londonisch
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London) :: Londoner {m}, Londonerin {f}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: London Underground {f}
lone {adj} (having no companion) :: einzeln
loneliness {n} (condition of being lonely) :: Einsamkeit {f}
lonely {adj} (of person: unhappy by feeling isolated) :: einsam, alleinig
lonely {adj} (of place: desolate) :: abgeschieden, einsam, öde, verlassen
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company) :: Einzelgänger {m}
lonesome {adj} (unhappy due to being alone) :: einsam
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another) :: lang
long {adj} (having great duration) :: lang
long {adv} (over a great distance) :: weit
long {adv} (particular duration) :: lange
long {adv} (long duration) :: lange
long {v} (to wait, to aspire) :: (sich) sehnen
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall ::
long absent, soon forgotten {proverb} (love fades away when people are distant) :: aus den Augen, aus dem Sinn
long ago {adv} (at a time in the distant past) :: vor alter Zeit, längst
longanimous {adj} (long-suffering) :: langmütig
long-awaited {adj} (having been awaited for a long time) :: lang erwartet
long-billed dowitcher {n} (Limnodromus scolopaceus) :: Großer Schlammläufer {m}
longbow {n} (large bow) :: langbogen {m}
longcase clock {n} (grandfather clock) SEE: grandfather clock ::
long-chain {adj} :: langkettig
long-distance {adj} (over a great length) :: Langstrecken-
long-distance {adj} (referring to non-local phone call) :: Fern-
long-distance {adj} (referring to a romantic relationship: between two people with a considerable distance between them) :: Fern-
long division {n} (procedure for dividing multidigit numbers) :: schriftliche Division {f}
long drink {n} (large mixed drink) :: Longdrink {m}
long-eared owl {n} (Asio otus) :: Waldohreule {f}
longevity {n} (the quality of being long-lasting, especially of life) :: Langlebigkeit {f}, lange Lebensdauer {f}
long for {v} (to have desire for; to yearn) :: begehren, Sehnsucht
long for {v} (to miss) :: sich sehnen, verlangen
long-haired {adj} (Having long, uncut hair on the head) :: langhaarig
long haul {adj} (travelling a long distance) :: Fern-, Langstrecken-
longhorn beetle {n} (any Cerambycid) :: Bockkäfer {m}
longhouse {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
longing {n} (melancholic desire) :: Sehnsucht {f}, Sehnen {n}, Verlangen {n}
long in the tooth {adj} (old, aged) :: alt, in die Jahre gekommen
longitude {n} (angular distance) :: Länge {f}, geographische Länge {f}
longitudinal wave {n} (type of wave) :: Longitudinalwelle {f}, Längswelle {f}
long-jawed spider {n} (spider) :: Streckerspinne {f}
long johns {n} (garment for bottom half of the body) :: lange Unterhose {f}
long jump {n} (athletics field event) :: Weitsprung {m}
long jumper {n} (athlete) :: Weitspringer {m}, Weitspringerin {f}
long-lasting {adj} (persisting or enduring for a long time) :: langlebig, nachhaltig, dauerhaft, lang anhaltend, ausdauernd
long-legged {adj} (having long legs) :: langbeinig
long-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo rufinus) :: Adlerbussard {m}
long live {v} (prosper) :: es lebe, hoch, lang lebe
long-lived {adj} (having a long lifespan; surviving for a long period of time) :: langlebig
long nineteenth century {n} :: langes 19. Jahrhundert
longnose lancetfish {n} (Alepisaurus ferox) :: Langnasen-Lanzenfisch {m}
long pepper {n} (Piper longum, or its fruit) :: langer Pfeffer {m}, Stangenpfeffer {m}
Long Primer {prop} :: Korpus, Corpus, [South German, Austrian, Swiss] Garmond
long s {n} (the character ſ) :: ſ; in antiqua: langes s {n}, Lang-s {n}, s longa {f}
longship {n} (type of Viking vessel) :: Langschiff {n}
long shot {n} (Something unlikely) :: ziemlich aussichtsloses Unterfangen {n}, ziemlich hoffnungsloser Fall {m}
long since {adv} (long ago) SEE: long ago ::
longsleeved {adj} (having long sleeves) :: langärmlig, langärmelig
longstemmed {adj} :: langstielig
long story short {adv} (Introducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story) :: kurz gesagt, kurz und gut, lange Rede, kurzer Sinn
long-suffering {adj} (having endured discomfort) :: langmütig
longsword {n} (a kind of sword) :: Langschwert {n}
long-tailed duck {n} (Clangula hyemalis) :: Eisente {f}
long-tailed jaeger {n} (Stercorarius longicaudus) :: Falkenraubmöwe {f}
long-tailed pangolin {n} (Manis tetradactyla) :: Langschwanzschuppentier {n}, Schwarzbauchschuppentier {n}
long-tailed shrike {n} (Lanius schach) :: Schachwürger {m}
long-tailed tit {n} (bird) :: Schwanzmeise {f}
long-term {adj} (becoming evident after a relatively long time period) :: Langzeit-
long-term {adj} (extending over a relatively long time period) :: langfristig, langanhaltend
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time) :: lange nicht gesehen
long-toed stint {n} (Calidris subminuta) :: Langzehen-Strandläufer {m}
longwave {adj} (having a wavelength of greater than 1000 meters) :: langwellig
long ways, long lies {proverb} (Proverb) :: wenn einer eine Reise tut, dann kann er was erzählen
long weekend {n} (weekend extended by one or more days off) :: Brückentag {m}, Fenstertag {m} [Austria], Zwickeltag {m} [Austria]
long-winded {adj} (tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose) :: langatmig
long-windedness {n} (the use of more words than are necessary for clarity or precision; verbosity, prolixity) :: Langatmigkeit {f}
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement) :: Longyearbyen
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
look {v} (to try to see) :: sehen, schauen, blicken, hinschauen, hinsehen, [colloquial] gucken, guggen, [rarely] kucken
look {v} (to appear, to seem) :: scheinen, aussehen
look {v} (give an appearance of being) :: suchen
look {v} (to face) :: schaut
look {v} (to expect) :: erwarten
look {n} (action of looking) :: Blick {m}
look {n} (physical appearance) :: Aussehen {n}
look {n} (facial expression) :: Fratze {f}, Blick {m}
look after {v} (to watch, to protect) :: sich kümmern um, pflegen
lookalike {n} (person physically resembling another person) :: Doppelgänger {m}
look and feel {n} (visual design and behaviour of a user interface) :: Look and Feel {n}, Aussehen und Handhabung
look at {v} :: betrachten
look back {v} (look behind oneself) :: zurückschauen, zurückblicken, nach hinten blicken, nach hinten schauen, umdrehen [reflexive]
look back {v} (reminisce about the past) :: zurückschauen, zurückblicken
look before you leap {proverb} (think before taking action) :: erst wägen, dann wagen
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior) :: [general] von oben herab behandeln; [from perspective of superior also] hinabsehen auf, hinabschauen auf; [from perspective of inferior also] herabsehen auf, herabschauen auf
look for {v} (search; seek) :: suchen
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for) :: erwarten, sich freuen (+ auf + acc.)
looking-glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror ::
look into {v} (to investigate, explore, or consider) :: nachsehen
look like {v} (seem, appear) :: scheinen
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble) :: aussehen, ähneln
look on {v} (to watch; to observe) :: zuschauen
look out {v} (to look from within to the outside) :: hinausschauen
look out {v} (to be vigilant and aware) :: aufpassen
lookout {n} :: Ausguck {m}
looks {n} (appearance) :: Aussehen {n}
look the other way {v} (to ignore something wrong) :: wegschauen, wegsehen
look up {v} (used other than as an idiom) :: hochsehen, nach oben sehen
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source) :: nachschlagen, nachsehen
loom {n} (weaving frame) :: Webstuhl {m}
loom {n} (impend, threaten, hang over) :: dräuen
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) SEE: loon ::
loon {n} (idler) :: Traumtänzer {m}, Faulenzer {m}
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) :: Seetaucher {m}
loong {n} (Chinese dragon) SEE: Chinese dragon ::
loony {adj} (very silly) SEE: silly ::
loop {n} (length of thread, line or rope) :: Schlaufe {f}
loop {n} (shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself) :: Schlaufe {f}, Schleife {f}
loop {n} (endless strip of tape or film allowing continuous repetition) :: Endlosschleife {f}
loop {n} (complete circuit for an electric current) :: Stromkreis {m}, geschlossener Stromkreis {m}
loop {n} (programmed sequence of instructions) :: Schleife {f}
loop {n} (edge that begins and ends on the same vertex of a graph) :: Schlaufe {f}
loop {n} (transportation route that starts and ends at the same point) :: Rundweg {m}, Ring {m}, Ringstraße {f}, Gürtel {m}
loop {n} (quasigroup with an identity element) :: Loop {m}
loop {n} (aircraft maneuver) :: Looping {m}
loop {n} (ring road) SEE: ring road ::
loophole {n} (slit in a castle wall) :: Schießscharte {f}
loophole {n} (method of escape) :: Ausflucht {f}, Hintertürchen {n}, Schlupfloch {n}
loop quantum gravity {n} (theory) :: Schleifenquantengravitation {f}, Schleifen-Quantengravitation {f}
loopy {adj} (Having loops) :: gewunden
loopy {adj} (Idiotic, crazy or drunk) :: durchgeknallt
loo roll {n} (toilet roll) SEE: toilet roll ::
loose {v} (to let loose) :: lösen
loose {v} (to unfasten) :: lösen
loose {v} (to make less tight) :: lockern
loose {v} (to let go) :: loslassen
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly) :: lose, locker
loose {adj} (not packaged) :: lose
loose {adj} (relaxed) :: entspannt
loose {adj} (indiscreet) :: indiskret, lose
loose {adj} (promiscuous) :: zügellos, ausschweifend, los
loose {adj} :: lose
loose {adj} (not leashed) SEE: unleashed ::
loose change {n} (coins kept in one's pocket or bag) :: Kleingeld {n}
loose connection {n} (imperfect connection in electric wiring) :: Wackelkontakt
loose coupling {n} (computer science: low-level interdependent coupling between modules) :: lose Kopplung {f}
loosehead {n} (rugby player) :: linker Pfeiler {m}
loosen {v} (to make less tight) :: lösen, lockern
loosestrife {n} (Lythrum) :: Blutweiderich {m}
loosestrife {n} (Lysimachia) :: Gilbweiderich {m}
loot {n} (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband) :: Beute {f}, Raubgut {n}
loot {n} (money) :: Knete {f} [slang], Zaster {n} [slang]
loot {v} (to steal from) :: plündern
looter {n} (one who loots) :: Plünderer {m}
looting {n} (act of looting) :: Plünderung {f}
loppers {n} (pruning shears with long handles) :: Baumschere {m}
lopsided {adj} (not balanced) :: schief
lopsided {adj} (biased) :: einseitig
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty) :: gesprächig, redselig, geschwätzig, schwatzhaft
loquaciously {adv} (in a loquacious manner) :: geschwätzig, schwatzhaft
loquacity {n} (talkativeness) :: Schwatzhaftigkeit {f}, Geschwätzigkeit {f}, Gesprächigkeit {f}, Redseligkeit
loquat {n} (fruit) :: Wollmispel {f}
lord {n} (property owner) :: Gebieter {m}
lord {n} (aristocrat) :: Herr {m}
lord {v} (to lord over) :: herrschen
Lord {prop} (God) :: Herr {m}, Gott {m}
Lord {prop} (Jesus) :: Herr {m}
Lord {n} (British aristocratic title) :: Lord {m}, Herr {m}
lordly {adj} (of or relating to a lord) :: fürstlich, adelig, einem Lord gemäß
lordly {adj} (having the qualities of a lord; lordlike; noble) :: fürstlich, vornehm, herrlich, herrschaftlich, hochherrschaftlich, prächtig, edel, erhaben
lordly {adj} (proud; haughty; imperious; insolent) :: überheblich, arrogant, hochmütig, hochnäsig, herablassend, anmaßend, gebieterisch, stolz, herrisch
Lord Mayor {n} (mayor of a major city) :: Oberbürgermeister {m}
Lord's Day {n} (Lord's Day) :: Herrentag {m}, Herrntag {m}, Tag des Herrn {m}
lordship {n} (title) :: der Herr {m}
lordship {n} (seigniory, domain, territory ruled by a lord) :: Herrschaft {f}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples) :: Vaterunser {n}
Lord's Supper {prop} (Eucharist) SEE: Eucharist ::
Lord's Supper {prop} (Last Supper) SEE: Last Supper ::
lore {n} (all the facts and traditions about a particular subject) :: Wissen {n}, Überlieferung {f}
lore {n} (the backstory created around a fictional universe) :: Saga {f}
lorelei {n} (siren, temptress) :: Loreley {f}
Lorentz factor {n} (Lorentz factor) :: Lorentzfaktor {m}
Lorentz-Fitzgerald contraction {n} (Lorentz-Fitzgerald contraction) :: Längenverkürzung {f}, Längenkontraktion {f}, Lorentzkontraktion {f}
Lorentz force {n} (force) :: Lorentzkraft, Lorentz-Kraft {f}
Lorentz transformation {n} (mathematics) :: Lorentztransformation {f}
lorgnette {n} (an opera glass with a handle) :: Lorgnon {n}, Lorgnette {f}
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace) :: Lothringen {n}
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver ::
Los Angeles {prop} (largest city in California) :: Los Angeles
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability) :: verlieren
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win) :: verlieren
lose {v} (shed (weight)) :: verlieren, abnehmen (body weight)
lose {v} (have (somebody of one's kin) die) :: verlieren
lose {v} (be unable to follow or trace (somebody or something) any longer) :: verlieren
lose {v} (informal: shed, remove, discard, eliminate) :: loswerden, weglassen
lose {v} (fail to be the winner) :: verlieren
lose face {v} (lose respect of others) :: das Gesicht verlieren
lose heart {v} (to despair) :: den Mut verlieren
lose one's balance {v} (unsteady) SEE: unsteady ::
lose one's cool {v} (to lose one's temper) :: die Fassung verlieren
lose one's head {v} (behave irrationally or lose self-control) :: den Kopf verlieren
lose one's life {v} (to die) :: ums Leben kommen
lose one's temper {v} (to be explosively angry) :: die Beherrschung verlieren
lose one's virginity {v} (to stop being a virgin after the first sexual intercourse) :: seine/ihre Jungfräulichkeit verlieren
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost ::
loser {n} (person who fails to win) :: Verlierer {m}
loser {n} (person who is frequently unsuccessful in life) :: Verlierer {m}, Verlierertyp {m}, Versager {m}, Loser {m}
loser {n} (contemptible or unfashionable person) :: Verlierertyp {m}, Versager {m}, Loser {m}
loser {n} (one who loses something) :: Verlierer {m}
lose track {v} (forget one's train of thought) :: den Faden verlieren
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy or obese) :: abnehmen, abmagern
losing streak {n} (sequence of losses) :: Pechsträhne {f}
loss {n} (the result of no longer possessing something) :: Verlust {m}
loss {n} (defeat, see also: defeat) :: [in a game or war] Niederlage {f}
loss {n} (the death of a person or animal) :: Verlust {m}
loss {n} (grief caused by losing someone or something) :: Verlust {m}
loss {n} (financial: the sum lost on balance) :: Verlust {m}
loss {n} :: Verlust {m}
loss leader {n} (item sold at or below cost to stimulate sales) :: Lockvogelangebot
lossless {adj} (not losing information) :: verlustfrei
loss of face {n} (loss of respect of others) :: Gesichtsverlust {m}
lost {adj} (unable to find one's way) :: verirrt, verloren, umher irrend, orientierungslos
lost {adj} (in an unknown location) :: verschollen, verloren, verirrt
lost {adj} (not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible) :: unauffindbar
lost {adj} (parted with; no longer held or possessed) :: verloren, verlustig, weg, -los
lost {adj} (not employed or enjoyed; thrown away) :: rausgeschmissen, rausgeworfen
lost {adj} :: verloren
lost and found {n} (department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners) :: Fundbüro {n}
lost generation {prop} :: verlorene Generation {f}
lost property {n} (lost and found) SEE: lost and found ::
lot {n} (number of things taken collectively) :: Menge {f}, Los {n}, Charge {f}, Haufen {m}, Anzahl {f}
lot {n} (informal: a number of people taken collectively) :: Gruppe {f}, Menge {f}, Haufen {m}, Häuflein {n}, leute
lot {n} (distinct portion or plot of land) :: Parzelle {f}, Grund {m}, Grundstück {n}
lot {n} (that which happens without human design or forethought) :: Schicksal {n}, Los {n}
lot {n} (anything used in determining a question by chance) :: Los {n}
lot {n} (fate that falls to one by chance) :: Los {n}, Schicksal {n}
lot {n} (prize in a lottery) :: Los {n}
lot {n} (a thirtieth pound) :: Lot {n}
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot ::
Lot {prop} (nephew of Abraham) :: Lot {m}
lotion {n} (ointment that one rubs on the skin) :: Lotion {f}
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance) :: Lotterie {f}
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery) :: Los {n}, Lotterielos {n}
lotto {n} (game of chance similar to bingo) :: Lotto {n}
lotto {n} (lottery) :: Lotto {n}, Lotterie {f}
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily ::
lotus {n} (plant of the genus Nelumbo) :: Hornklee {m}, Lotos {m}, Lotosblume {f}, Lotus {m}
lotus {n} (Diospyros lotus) SEE: date plum ::
lotus eater {n} :: Lotophagen {m-p}
lotus nut {n} (lotus seed) SEE: lotus seed ::
lotus seed {n} (seed from the plants in the genus Nelumbo) :: Lotossamen {m}
loud {adj} (of a sound) :: laut
loud {adj} (noisy) :: laut
loud {adj} (of a colour, clothing, etc.) :: grell
loudly {adv} (in a loud manner) :: laut
loudmouth {n} (one who talks too much or too loudly) :: Großmaul {n}
loudness {n} (perceptual strength or amplitude of sound pressure) :: Lautheit {f} [jargon], Lautstärkepegel {m} [jargon], Lautstärke {f}
loudness {n} (the physical strength of the sound pressure level) :: Schalldruckpegel {m} [jargon]
loudspeaker {n} (transducer) :: Lautsprecher {m}
loudspeaker {n} (encasing) :: Lautsprecherbox {f}, Box {f}
Lou Gehrig's disease {n} (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) SEE: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ::
Louis {prop} (male given name) :: Ludwig {m}
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise ::
louis d'or {n} (any gold coin introduced in France by Louis XIII) :: Louis d'or {m}, Louisd'or {m}, Louisdor {m}
Louise {prop} (feminine form of Louis) :: Luise
Louisiana {prop} (US state) :: Louisiana
lounge {n} (waiting room) :: Lounge {f}, Wartezimmer {n}, Warteraum {m}
lounge {n} (living room) :: Wohnzimmer {n}
loupe {n} (magnifying glass often used by jewellers and watchmakers) :: Lupe {f}, Vergrößerungsglas {n}
louse {n} (insect) :: Laus {f}
louse {n} (worthless person) :: Dreckskerl {m}, Dreckkerl {m}, Lumpenhund {m}, Lumpenkerl {m}
louse {v} (To remove lice) :: lausen
lousewort {n} (plant of the genus Pedicularis) :: Läusekraut {n}
lousy {adj} (remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded) :: lausig
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice) :: verlaust
lout {n} (troublemaker) :: Flegel {m}, Lümmel {m}, Rüpel {m}, Störenfried {m}, Unruhestifter {m}, Randalierer {m}, Querulant {m}
lout {n} (bumpkin) :: Hanswurst {m}, Tölpel {m}
lout {n} (a rude violent man) :: Rowdy {m}, Randalierer {m}, Halbstarker {m}, Hooligan {m}, Polterer {m}
loutish {adj} (resembling a lout) :: rüpelhaft
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city) :: Löwen {n}
louvar {n} (Luvarus imperialis) :: Dianafisch {?}, Hahnenfisch {?}
louver {n} (a ventilating turret or lantern) :: Luftschlitz {m}, Lüftungsgitter {n}
louver {n} (a slatted opening in a wall, door or window) :: Luftschlitz {m}
louver {n} (a system of slits for ventilation) :: Luftschlitz {m}
lovable {adj} (inspiring love) :: liebenswert, reizend
lovage {n} (a Mediterranean herb) :: Liebstöckel {m} {n}, Maggikraut {n}
love {n} (zero) :: null
love {n} (strong affection) :: Liebe {f}, Zuneigung {f}, Minne {f}
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart) :: Liebling {m}, Lieber {m}, Liebe {f}, Liebes {n}, Liebster {m}, Liebste {f}, Geliebter {m}, Geliebte {f}, Schatz {m}
love {n} (closing of a letter) :: in Liebe
love {n} :: Liebe {f}, Minne {f}
love {v} (have a strong affection for) :: lieben, lieb haben , gern haben
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing) :: lieben
love {v} (care about; will good for) :: lieben, ehren
love {v} (to lust for) :: lechzen, gieren, schmachten, schleckern, begehren
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with) :: mit ... schlafen, lieben, Liebe machen
love affair {n} (adulterous relationship) :: Liebesabenteuer {n}, Liebesaffäre {f}, Liaison {f}, Techtelmechtel {n}, Seitensprung {m}, Bettgeschichte {f}, Liebschaft {f}, Affäre {f}
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction) :: Liebe auf den ersten Blick {f}
lovebird {n} (a parrot of the genus Agapornis) :: Unzertrennlicher {m}, Unzertrennliche {f}, Agapornide {m}, Agapornide {f}, Liebesvogel {m}
lovebird {n} (an affectionate couple (or a person thereof)) :: Turteltauben {f-p} (cf. Turteltaube {f})
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin) :: Knutschfleck {m}
love child {n} (child born as a result of a romantic liaison between unmarried parents) :: Kind der Liebe {n}, außereheliches Kind {n}, uneheliches Kind {n}
loved {adj} (Being the object of love) :: geliebt
loved one {n} (very close friend or family member) :: "Angehöriger {m} oder Freund {m}", "Angehörige {f} oder Freundin {f}", usually in the plural: "Angehörige oder/und Freunde" (sometimes "Angehörige oder/und Freunde und Freundinnen")
love goggles {n} (blindness to criticism or objectivity directed at a person that one is in love with) :: rosarote Brille {f}
love handle {n} (protruding area of fat on the side of the body) :: Rettungsring {m}
love-hate {adj} :: Hassliebe {f}
love hotel {n} (short-stay hotel for sex) :: Love Hotel {n}
love-in-a-mist {n} (Nigella damascena) :: Jungfer im Grünen {f}
love interest {n} (romantic relationship) SEE: romance ::
love is blind {proverb} (proverb) :: Liebe macht blind
loveless {adj} (without love) :: ohne Liebe, lieblos, herzlos
love letter {n} (letter about the author's love) :: Liebesbrief {m}
love-lies-bleeding {n} (plant) :: Garten-Fuchsschwanz {m}, Tausendschön {n}
love life {n} (individual's amorous life) :: Liebesleben {n}
lovelock {n} (A lock of hair that hangs down and is worn apart from the hair that remains.) :: Schmachtlocke {f}
lovelorn {adj} (being lorn by love) :: liebeskrank
lovely {adj} (Beautiful; charming; very pleasing in form, looks, tone, or manner.) :: lieblich, liebreizend, herrlich, schön
lovely {adj} :: herrlich
love match {n} (marriage based on mutual love) :: Liebesheirat {f}
love of one's life {n} :: Liebe eines Lebens {f}
love potion {n} (philter) SEE: philter ::
lover {n} (one who loves another person) :: Geliebter {m}, Geliebte {f}
lover {n} (sexual partner) :: Liebhaber {m}, Liebhaberin {f}
lover {n} (person who loves something) :: Kenner {m}, Kennerin {f}, -freund {m}, -freundin {f}, -liebhaber {m}, -liebhaberin {f}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer ::
love scene {n} (segment in a film) :: Liebesszene {f}
love seat {n} (A sofa for two people) :: Zweiersofa {n}
lovesick {adj} (having an aching desire for one's beloved) :: liebeskrank; but preferably use a construction with the noun Liebeskummer
lovesickness {n} :: Liebeskummer {m}
love song {n} (song about love) :: Liebeslied {n}
love triangle {n} (situation in which two people vie for the love of a third) :: Dreiecksverhältnis {n}
lovey-dovey {adj} :: turteltäubig
loving {adj} (expressing a large amount of love) :: liebend
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground) :: niedrig
low {adj} (depressed, sad) :: niedergeschlagen
low {adj} (not high in amount or quantity) :: niedrig, schwach
low {adj} (of pitch) :: tief
low {adj} (quiet; soft; not loud) :: leise
low {adj} (despicable) :: gemein, niederträchtig
low {n} (area of low pressure) :: Tief {n}, Tiefdruckgebiet {n}
low {adv} (close to the ground) :: tief
low {adv} (at a lower frequency) :: tief
low {adv} (with a low voice or sound) :: leise
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo ::
lowball {v} (to give an intentionally low estimate) :: bewusst unterschätzen, absichtlich unter Wert schätzen
lowball {v} (to give (a customer) a deceptively low price) :: den Preis in betrügerischer Absicht unter Wert berechnen
lowball {v} (to make an offer well below an item's true value) :: bewusst unterbieten, vorsätzlich unter Wert bieten
low blow {n} (an unfair or illegal blow in boxing) :: Tiefschlag {m}
lowdown {n} (the whole truth) :: Fakten {p}, Infos {p}, Informationen {p}
lower {adj} (more towards the bottom) :: unterer
lower {v} (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail) :: herunterlassen
lowerable {adj} (that can be lowered) :: absenkbar
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm ::
Lower Austria {prop} (the northeasternmost state of Austria) :: Niederösterreich
lower case {n} (lower case / lowercase (as a collective noun) or lower case letters (in the plural)) :: Kleinschrift {f}, Kleinschreibung {f}, Kleinbuchstaben {m-p}, gemeine Buchstaben {m-p}, Gemeinbuchstaben {m-p}
lowercase {adj} (in lower case) :: kleingeschrieben, klein
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house ::
lower deck {n} (deck of a ship immediately above the hold) :: Unterdeck {n}
lower house {n} (part of a parliament) :: Unterhaus {n}
lower jaw {n} (part of the face below the mouth) :: Unterkiefer {m}, Kiefer {m}
lower jaw {n} (mandible of humans and other vertebrates ) :: Unterkieferknochen {m}
lower lip {n} :: Unterlippe {f}
Lower Lusatian {prop} (Lower Sorbian) SEE: Lower Sorbian ::
lower reaches {n} (the part of a river that is near where it ends) :: Unterlauf {m}
Lower Saxony {prop} (state) :: Niedersachsen {n}
Lower Silesian {n} (language) :: Niederschlesisch
Lower Sorbian {prop} (a Slavic language spoken in part of Brandenburg) :: Niedersorbisch {n}
lower the boom {v} (to scold severely) :: den Marsch blasen, eine Standpauke halten, herunterputzen, zur Minna machen, einen Anschiss verpassen [colloquial, rough]
lowest common denominator {n} (smallest multiple of several denominators) :: kleinster gemeinsamer Nenner {m}
low-fat {adj} (not having a high number of calories from fat) :: fettarm
Low German {n} (West Germanic language) :: Niederdeutsch {n} [in a stricter sense], Niedersächsisch {n}, Plattdeutsch {n}
low-grade {adj} (of inferior quality) :: minderwertig
lowland {n} (area which is lower than surroundings) :: Tiefebene {f}, Tiefland {n}, Flachland {n}
lowlife {n} (untrustworthy, despicable, or disreputable person) :: zwielichtige Gestalt {f}, zwielichtige Person {f}, suspekter Typ {m}, Gesindel {n} [collective], Pack {n}, Abschaum {m}
low-maintenance {adj} :: pflegeleicht
low-pitched {adj} (having a low pitch) :: tief
Low Prussian {prop} (Mennonite Low German) :: Niederpreußisch {n}
Low Saxon {prop} (language or language group) :: Niedersächsisch
Low Saxon {prop} (language group) :: Westniederdeutsch {n}
Low Saxon {prop} (language) SEE: Low German ::
low-speed {adj} (slower than normal speed) :: niedertourig, niedrigtourig
low-sulphur {adj} (having a low sulphur content) :: schwefelarm
low temperature flexibility {n} (ability of membrane to resist cracking at low temperature) :: Kälteflexibilität {f}
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level) :: Ebbe {f}, Niedrigwasser {n}
low tide {n} :: Ebbe {f}
lox {n} :: Räucherlachs
loxodrome {n} (A line which crosses successive meridians at a constant angle) SEE: rhumb line ::
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution) :: loyal, treu
loyally {adv} (in a loyal manner) :: loyal, treu
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty ::
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity) :: Treue {f}, Loyalität {f}
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation) :: Treue {f}, Loyalität {f}
loyalty card {n} (card) :: Kundenkarte {f}
lozenge {n} (rhombus) :: Raute {f}
lozenge {n} (medicated sweet) :: Pastille {f}
L-shaped {adj} (shaped like the letter L) :: L-förmig
Ltd. {n} :: GmbH, G. m. b. H.
lubber {n} (inexperienced sailor) SEE: landlubber ::
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction) :: Schmierstoff {m}, Schmiermittel {n}, Schmiere {f}, Gleitmittel {n}
lubricant {n} (personal lubricant) SEE: personal lubricant ::
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth) :: schmieren
lubrication {n} (the application of lubricants) :: Schmierung {f}
lubrication payment {n} (euphemism for a bribe) :: Schmiergeld {n}
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lucerne {prop} (canton) :: Kanton Luzern
Lucerne {prop} (city) :: Luzern {n}
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy ::
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin) :: Lukian
lucid {adj} (clear; easily understood) :: klar, übersichtlich, verständlich, einleuchtend, luzid, deutlich
lucid {adj} (mentally rational; sane) :: rational, verständig, klar, brilliant, bei Verstand {m}
lucid {adj} (bright, luminous, translucent or transparent) :: hell, klar, leuchtend, transparent, transluzent, licht, glänzend
lucid {adj} :: einleuchtend [1], klar [1, 2], bei Verstand [2], leuchtend [3]
lucid dream {n} (lucid dream) :: Klartraum {m}
Lucifer {prop} (figure mentioned in Isaiah 14:12) :: Luzifer {m}
Lucifer {prop} (Venus, the morning star) :: Luzifer {m}
Lucite {prop} (brand of tough transparent thermoplastic) :: Acrylglas {n}, Plexiglas {n}
luck {n} (something that happens to someone by chance) :: Glück {n}
luckily {adv} (in a lucky manner) :: glücklicherweise, auf glückliche Weise, mit Glück, zum Glück
luckless {adj} (unsuccessful in a failing manner) :: erfolglos
luckless {adj} (without luck) :: glücklos
luck of the devil {n} (extraordinary or recurring luck) :: unverschämtes Glück; mehr Glück als Verstand
luck out {v} (to experience great luck) :: Schwein haben
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune) :: glücklich
lucky {adj} (being good by chance) :: glücklich
lucky charm {n} (object kept for good luck) :: Glücksbringer {m}
lucky streak {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak ::
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable) :: lukrativ, rentabel
lucubration {n} (intense and prolonged study or meditation) :: Lukubration
Lucy {prop} (female given name) :: Lucia, Luzia
Luddite {n} (19th-century textile worker who destroyed machinery) :: Luddit {m}, Maschinenstürmer {m}, Maschinenstürmerin {f}
Luddite {n} (one opposing technological change) :: Maschinenstürmer {m}, Maschinenstürmerin {f}
Ludfordian {prop} :: Ludfordium
ludic {adj} (of or pertaining to play) :: ludisch, spielerisch, verspielt
ludicrous {adj} (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny) :: aberwitzig
Lufthansa {prop} (German airline) :: Lufthansa {f}
Lugansk {prop} (Luhansk) SEE: Luhansk ::
luge {n} (The sport of racing on luges) :: Rennrodeln {n}, Rodeln {n}
luger {n} (competer in the luge) :: Rodler {m}, Rodlerin {f}, Rennrodler {m}, Rennrodlerin {f}
luggage {n} (traveller's containers) :: Gepäck {n}, Gepäckstück {n}, Reisegepäck {n}, [metaphorical] Ballast {m}
luggage cart {n} (vehicle pushed by travellers) :: Gepäckwagen {m}, Gepäckkarre {f}
luggage rack {n} (rack attached to a car) :: Gepäckträger {m}
lug nut {n} (nut to attach wheel to axle) :: Radmutter {f}
lugsail {n} (sail) :: Luggersegel {n}
lugubrious {adj} (gloomy) :: düster, kummervoll
Luhansk {prop} (city) :: Luhansk {n}, Lugansk {n}
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine) :: Volksrepublik Lugansk
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lukashenko {prop} (surname) :: Lukaschenka, Lukaschenko
Luke {prop} (given name) :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (evangelist) :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke) :: das Evangelium nach Lukas , Lk
lukewarm {adj} (temperature) :: lauwarm
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic) :: lau
lull {n} (a period without waves or wind.) :: Windstille {f}
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep) :: Schlaflied {n}, Wiegenlied {n}
lumbago {n} (lumbar-region backache, see also: backache) :: Lumbago {n}, Lumbalgie {f}, Hexenschuss {m}
lumbar puncture {n} (procedure to collect cerebrospinal fluid) :: Lumbalpunktion {f}
lumber {n} (wood as building material) :: Bauholz {n}
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees) :: Holzfäller {m}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill ::
lumen {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux) :: Lumen {n}
lumination {n} (illumination) SEE: illumination ::
luminescence {n} (emission) :: Lumineszenz {f}
luminol {n} (chemical that exhibits blue chemiluminescence) :: Luminol {n}
luminosity {n} (state of being luminous) :: Helligkeit {f}
luminosity {n} (rate at which a star radiates energy) :: Leuchtkraft {f}
luminous {adj} (emitting light; glowing brightly) :: leuchtend
luminous energy {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux) :: Lichtmenge {f}, Lichtenergie {f}
luminous flux {n} :: Lichtstrom
luminous intensity {n} (measure of light) :: Lichtstärke
lump {n} (something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group) :: Klumpen {m}, Kloß {m}
lump {n} (small, shaped mass of sugar) :: Stück {n} (Würfelzucker {m})
lumpenproletariat {n} (in Marxism: the lowest stratum of the proletariat) :: Lumpenproletariat {n}
lumpfish {n} (lumpsucker) SEE: lumpsucker ::
lumpsucker {n} (scorpaeniform fish) :: Lump, Seehase
lump sum {n} (large one-time payment) :: Pauschale {f}, Pauschbetrag {m}, Pauschalbetrag {m}
lumpy {adj} (full of lumps) :: klumpig
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon ::
lunacy {n} (state of being mad) :: Verrücktheit {f}, Wahnsinn {m}
lunacy {n} :: Wahnsinn
lunar {adj} (of, pertaining to, or resembling the Moon) :: lunar
lunar {adj} :: Mond-
lunar calendar {n} (a calendar that measures the passage of the year according to the phases of the moon) :: Mondkalender {m}
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon) :: Mondfinsternis {f}
Lunarian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the Moon) :: Mondbewohner {m}, Selenit {m}, Lunarianer {m}, Lunarianerin {f}
Lunar New Year {n} (Lunar new year) SEE: Chinese New Year ::
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon) :: Mondphase {f}
lunar year {n} (a year determined by a certain number of phases of the moon) :: Mondjahr {n}
lunatic {n} (insane person) :: Irre {m} {f}
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday) :: Mittagessen {n}, Lunch {m}
lunch {v} (to eat lunch) :: zu Mittag essen, lunchen, soupieren
lunchbox {n} (container for transporting meals) :: Brotzeitdose {f}, Brotdose {f}
lunchbox {n} (male genitals enclosed in clothing) :: Gehänge {n}
lunchbreak {n} (break for lunch) :: Mittagspause {f}
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch ::
luncheon {n} :: Lunch {m}, Mittagsessen {n}, Mittagsrunde {f}
lunch meat {n} (cold cuts) SEE: cold cuts ::
lunch pail {n} (lunchbox) SEE: lunchbox ::
lunchtime {n} (time or hour for lunch) :: Mittagszeit {f}
lundehund {n} (dog breed) :: Norwegischer Lundehund
lunette {n} (small opening in a vaulted roof of a circular or crescent shape) :: Lunette {f}
lunette {n} (crescent-shaped recess or void in the space above a window or door) :: Lünette {f}
lunette {n} (Christianity: crescent-shaped clip for holding the host upright) :: Lunula {f}
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air) :: Lunge {f}
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s)) :: Lungenkrebs {m}
lunge {n} (sudden movement) :: Ausfall
lunge {n} (exercise) :: Ausfallschritt {m}
lunge {v} (to make a sudden movement) :: losstürzen, ausfallen
lungeing cavesson {n} (halter) :: Kappzaum {m}
lungeing rein {n} (lunge line) :: Longe {f}
lungfish {n} (air-breathing fish of the class Dipnoi) :: Lungenfisch {m}
lunokhod {n} (a Soviet lunar rover) :: Lunochod {m}
lupin {n} (any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae) :: Lupine {f}
lupin {n} (a lupine bean) :: Lupine {f}
lupine {adj} (wolf-like) :: wölfisch
lupine {adj} (having the characteristics of a wolf) :: wölfisch
lupine {adj} (ravenous) :: mit Bärenhunger, unersättlich
lupine {n} (lupin) SEE: lupin ::
Lupus {prop} (summer constellation of the northern sky) :: Wolf {m}
lurch {n} (sudden or unsteady movement) :: Schlingern {n} [unsteady], Ruck {m}
lurch {v} (to make a sudden, unsteady movement) :: taumeln, schlingern, torkeln, ruckeln
lure {n} (tempting or attractive object) :: Anlockungsmittel {n}, Lockmittel {n}, Lockung {f}, Lockvogel {m}, Lure {f}, Reiz {m}
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait) :: Köder {m}
lure {v} (to entice) :: anlocken, herlocken, locken, ködern
lurid {adj} (melodramatic) SEE: melodramatic ::
lurid {adj} (shocking, horrifying) :: widerlich
lurid {adj} (being of a light yellow hue) :: grell
lurid {adj} :: [description] reißerisch
lurk {v} (to remain concealed in order to ambush) :: lauern
lurk {v} (to hang out or wait around a location) :: lauern
lurker {n} (someone who lurks) :: Beobachter {m}, Lauerer {m}
lurker {n} (internet slang) :: Lurker {m}, passiver Zuschauer {m}, Beobachter {m}
Lusatia {prop} (region) :: Lausitz {f}
Lusatian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lusatia or the Lusatians) :: lausitzisch, Lausitzer
Lusatian Neisse {prop} (river) :: Lausitzer Neiße {f}
luscious {adj} (sweet and pleasant) :: köstlich, lecker, süß und saftig
luscious {adj} (sexually appealing) :: sinnlich, verführerisch, üppig, knackig, knusprig
luscious {adj} (obscene) :: lustvoll, obszön
luser {n} (incompetent computer user) :: DAU {m}, Luser {m}
Luserna {prop} (village) :: Lusern {n}
lush {adj} (dense, teeming with life) :: üppig gewachsen
lush {adj} (beautiful, sexy) :: geil
lush {adj} (amazing, cool, fantastic, wicked) :: fantastisch, toll
lush {n} (alcoholic) :: Trinker {m}, Alkoholiker {m}, Saufbold {m}
Lusitania {prop} (ancient Roman province) :: Lusitanien
Lusitanian {adj} (of or pertaining to ancient Roman province of Lusitania) :: lusitanisch
Lusitanian {n} (native or inhabitant of ancient Lusitania) :: Lusitaner {m}, Lusitanerin {f}
Lusitanian {prop} (an extinct paleo-Hispanic language) :: Lusitanisch {n}
Lusophone {adj} (of a person, Portuguese-speaking) :: portugiesischsprachig
Lusophone {adj} (of a place, Portuguese-speaking) :: portugiesischsprachig
Lusophone {n} (Portuguese speaker) :: Portugiesischsprachige {m} {f}
lust {n} (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature) :: Wollust {f}, Lust {f}
lust {n} (general want or longing) :: Lust {f}, Begehren {n}, Verlangen {n}
lust {n} (delightful cause of joy, pleasure) :: Freude {f}
lust {v} (strongly desire) :: begehren, verlangen, sehnen
lust {v} (crave sexual contact) :: begehren, verlangen
luster {n} (a shine, polish or sparkle) :: Glanz, Lüster
luster {n} (refinement, polish or quality) :: Lüster, Glanz
luster {n} (A period of five years, lustrum) SEE: lustrum ::
lustful {adj} (full of lust) :: lüstern
lustfully {adv} (in a lustful manner) :: lustvoll
lustration {n} (a rite of purification, especially washing) :: Lustration {f}
lustration {n} (restoration of credibility to a government by the purging earlier perpetrators) :: Lustration {f}
lustre {n} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lustre {v} (luster) SEE: luster ::
lustre {n} (lustrum) SEE: lustrum ::
lustrous {adj} (having a glow or lustre) :: glänzend
lustrum {n} (period of five years) :: Lustrum {n}, Fünfjahresperiode {f}, Fünfjahreszeitraum {m}, Jahrfünft {n}, Quinquennium {n}
lute {n} (stringed instrument) :: Laute {f}
lutein {n} (yellow carotenoid pigment) :: Lutein {n}
Lutetian {prop} :: Lutetium
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71) :: Lutetium {n}, Cassiopeium {n} [obsolete]
Luther {prop} (Martin Luther) :: Martin Luther
Lutheran {adj} (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church) :: lutherisch
Lutheran {n} (member of any Christian church identifying with the theology of Martin Luther) :: Lutheraner {m}, Lutheranerin {f}
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther) :: Luthertum {n}
luthier {n} (a person who, or a business which, makes or repairs stringed wooden musical instrument) :: Geigenbauer {m}, Geigenbauerin {f}
lutung {n} (Monkey of the genus Trachypithecus) :: Haubenlangur {m}, Lutung {m}
Luwian {prop} (language) :: Luwisch {n}
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance) :: Lux {n}
Luxembourg {prop} (country) :: Luxemburg {n}
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg) :: Luxemburger {m}, Luxemburgerin {f}, Lützelburger {m}
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Luxembourg or its people) :: luxemburgisch
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg) :: Luxemburgisch {n}, luxemburgische Mundart {f}, luxemburgische Sprache {f}
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
luxuriant {adj} (abundant in growth or detail) :: luxuriös, üppig
luxurious {adj} (being very fine and comfortable) :: luxuriös
luxurious {adj} (enjoying pleasures of luxury) :: luxuriös
luxury {n} (very wealthy and comfortable surroundings) :: Luxus {m}
luxury {n} (something desirable but expensive) :: Luxus {m}
luxury {n} (something very pleasant but not really needed in life) :: Luxus {m}
luxury good {n} (product or service not considered essential to everyday life) :: Luxusgut {n}
Luzon Strait {prop} (strait between Taiwan and Luzon) :: Luzonstraße {f}
Lviv {prop} (Lviv) :: Lemberg {n}, Lwiw {n}
löwchen {n} (Löwchen) SEE: Löwchen ::
Löwchen {n} (Löwchen) :: Löwchen {n}
-ly {suffix} (forming adjectives from nouns, in the sense "similar to, like, characteristic of") :: -lich, -ig, -isch, -haft
-ly {suffix} (used to form adverbs from adjectives) :: [normal adverbs are the same in form as the respective adjectives]; -erweise [forms adverbs that modify phrases or sentences], -lich
lyase {n} (enzyme) :: Lyase {f}
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf ::
lycanthropy {n} (act of shapeshifting) :: Lykanthropie {f}
lycée {n} (a public secondary school in France) :: Lyzeum {n}
lyceum {n} (a public hall designed for lectures or concerts) :: Aula {f}, Konzertsaal {m}, Vortragssaal {m}
lychee {n} (tree) :: Litschibaum {m}
lychee {n} (fruit) :: Litschi {f}
lych-gate {n} (churchyard gateway) :: Friedhofstor {n}
Lycia {prop} (ancient region) :: Lykien
Lycian {prop} (language) :: Lykisch {n}
Lycian {n} (native of Lycia) :: Lykier {m}
Lycian {adj} (relating to Lycia) :: lykisch
Lydia {prop} (historical region) :: Lydien
Lydia {prop} (biblical woman) :: Lydia
Lydia {prop} (female given name) :: Lydia
Lydian {n} (native or inhabitant of Lydia) :: Lyder {m}, Lyderin {f}, Lydier {m}, Lydierin {f}
Lydian {prop} (language) :: Lydisch {n}
Lydian {adj} (pertaining to Lydia) :: lydisch
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution) :: Lauge {f}
lye {n} (potassium or sodium hydroxide) :: Ätznatron {n}, kaustisches Soda {n}
Lyme disease {n} (infection by bacteria of the genus Borrelia) :: Lyme-Borreliose {f}, Lyme-Krankheit {f}
lyme grass {n} (Leymus arenarius) :: Strandroggen {m}
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system) :: Lymphe {f}
lymphatic system {n} (network of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes) :: Lymphsystem {n}
lymph gland {n} (informal: lymph node) :: Lymphdrüse {f}
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system) :: Lymphknoten {m-p}, Lymphsystem {n}
lymphocyte {n} (type of white blood cell) :: Lymphozyt {m}
lymphoma {n} (malignant tumor that arises in the lymph nodes or in other lymphoid tissue) :: Lymphom {n}
lynch {v} (execute without a proper legal trial) :: lynchen
lynching {n} (execution of a person without a proper legal trial) :: Lynchjustiz {f}
lynx {n} (wild cat) :: Luchs {m}
Lynx {prop} (constellation) :: Luchs {m}
lynx spider {n} (spider) :: Luchsspinne {f}
lyophilize {v} (freeze-dry) :: lyophilisieren
Lyra {prop} (constellation) :: Leier {f}
lyre {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: Leier {f}, Lyra {f}
lyrebird {n} (Australian songbirds of the genus Menura) :: Leierschwanz {m}
lyric {n} (lyric poem) :: lyrisches Gedicht {n}
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics ::
lyrical {adj} (expressive of emotion) :: lyrisch
lyrical I {n} :: lyrisches Ich {n}
lyricist {n} (writer of lyrics) :: Textdichter {m}, Liedtexter {m}
lyric poetry {n} (lyric poetry) :: Lyrik {f}
lyrics {n} (the words to a song) :: Liedtext {m}, Text {m}, Songtext {m}
lysergic {adj} (psychedelic) SEE: psychedelic ::
lysergic acid diethylamide {n} (a powerful hallucinogen) :: Lysergsäurediäthylamid {n}, Lysergsäurediethylamid {n}, Lysergsäure-diäthylamid, Lysergsäure-diethylamid
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2) :: Lysin {n}
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle) :: Lysosom {n}
lysozyme {n} (bacteriolytic enzyme) :: Lysozym {n}