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British English: /hɛː/
American English: /hɛr/

Translation of hair in German:


  • 1 (one strand)
    Haar Neutr.
    a dog's hair
    ein Hundehaar
    without turning a hair [figurative]
    ohne eine Miene zu verziehen
    not harm a hair of somebody's head [figurative]
    jemandem kein Haar krümmen
    dog 1 1, → hang 2 1, → short 1 1, → split 3 2
  • 2 collect., no pl. (many strands, mass)
    Haar Neutr.
    Haare Pl.
    (horsehair) Rosshaar-
    the cat has a lovely coat of black hair
    die Katze hat ein wunderschönes schwarzes Fell
    do one's/somebody's hair
    sich/jemandem das Haar machen [informal]
    do one's own hair
    sich Dat. das Haar selbst machen [informal]
    have or get one's hair done
    sich Dat. das Haar od. die Haare machen lassen [informal]
    where did you get your hair done?
    bei welchem Friseur warst du?
    pull somebody's hair
    jemanden an den Haaren ziehen
    he's losing his hair
    ihm gehen die Haare aus
    he has still not lost his hair
    er hat seine Haare noch [alle]
    keep your hair on!, don't lose your hair! [informal]
    geh [mal] nicht gleich an die Decke! [informal]
    let one's hair down
    sein Haar aufmachen od. lösen
    [figurative] [informal]
    [ganz] locker sein [informal]
    (give free expression to one's feelings etc.) aus sich herausgehen
    (have a good time) auf den Putz hauen [informal]
    somebody's hair stands on end [figurative]
    jemandem stehen die Haare zu Berge [informal]
    get in somebody's hair [figurative] [informal]
    jemandem auf die Nerven od. den Wecker gehen od. fallen [informal]
    get out of my hair! [informal]
    lass mich in Ruhe! [informal]
    keep out of somebody's hair [informal]
    jemanden in Ruhe lassen
    bad hair day, → curl 1 1, → curl 2 1, → tear1 2 2
  • 4 (thin filament)
    Faden Mask.
  • 5 (minute amount)by a hair
    knapp (gewinnen)
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