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bell
British English: /bɛl/
American English: /bɛl/

Translation of bell in German:

noun

  • 1
    Glocke, die
    (smaller) Glöckchen, das
    (device giving bell-like sound) Klingel, die
    clear as a bell
    glockenklar
    (understandable) [ganz] klar und deutlich
    sound as a bell
    kerngesund (Person)
    völlig intakt (Gerät, Gegenstand)
    the bell has gone
    es hat geläutet od. geklingelt
    there's the bell
    es läutet od. klingelt
    was that the bell?
    hat es geläutet od. geklingelt?
  • 3 (Nautical)one bell/eight bells
    ein Glas/acht Glasen

transitive verb

  • bell the cat
    [figurative]
    der Katze Dat. die Schelle umhängen [colloquial]

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