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coal
British English: /kəʊl/
American English: /koʊl/

Translation of coal in German:

noun

  • 1
    Kohle, die
    (hard coal)
    Steinkohle, die
  • 2
    (piece of coal)
    Stück Kohle
    live coals
    Glut, die
    heap coals of fire on somebody's head
    [figurative]
    feurige Kohlen auf jemandes Haupt Akk. sammeln
    [figurative]
    haul or call somebody over the coals
    [figurative]
    jemandem die Leviten lesen
    [colloquial]
    carry coals to Newcastle
    [figurative] [figurative]

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