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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒtəm/

Translation of bottom in German:


  • 1 unteres Ende; (of cup, glass, box) Boden, der; (of valley, well, shaft) Sohle, die; (of hill, cliff, stairs) Fuß, der
  • 2 (buttocks) Hinterteil, das [ugs.]
  • 4 (farthest point) at the bottom of the garden/street hinten im Garten/am Ende der Straße
  • 5 (underside) Unterseite, die
  • 6 [fig.] start at the bottom ganz unten anfangen be bottom of the class der/die Letzte in der Klasse sein


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