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British English: /kʌp/
American English: /kəp/

Translation of cup in German:


  • 1 (drinking vessel)
    Tasse Fem.
    there's many a slip between the cup and the lip [figurative]
    da kann immer noch etwas dazwischenkommen
    in one's cups [figurative]
    in angetrunkenem Zustand
  • 2 (prize, competition)
    Pokal Mask.
  • 3 (cupful)
    Tasse Fem.
    a cup of coffee/tea
    eine Tasse Kaffee/Tee
    another cup of tea [figurative] it's [not] my cup of tea [figurative] [informal]
    das ist [nicht] mein Fall [informal]
  • 4 (flavoured wine etc.)
    Bowle Fem.
  • 6 [figurative] (fate, experience)his cup [of happiness/sorrow] was full
    er war überglücklich/das Maß seiner Leiden war voll
  • 7 (of brassière)
    Körbchen Neutr.
    A/B etc. cup
    A-/B-Körbchen usw.

transitive verb -pp-

  • 1 (take or hold as in cup)cup one's chin in one's hand
    das Kinn in die Hand stützen
    cup water
    Wasser [mit der hohlen Hand] schöpfen
  • 2 (make cup-shaped)
    hohl machen
    cup one's hand to one's ear
    die Hand ans Ohr halten
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