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British English: /hɪn(d)ʒ/
American English: /hɪndʒ/

Translation of hinge in German:


  • 1
    Scharnier Neutr.
    (piano hinge) Klavierband Neutr.
    off its hinges (Tür)
    aus den Angeln gehoben
  • 2 (Zoology) (of bivalve)
    Schloss Neutr.

transitive verb

  • mit Scharnieren/einem Scharnier versehen
    hinge something to something
    etwas mit Scharnieren/einem Scharnier an etwas Dat. befestigen

intransitive verb

  • 1 (hang and turn)hinge [up]on something
    mit Scharnieren/einem Scharnier an etwas Dat. befestigt sein
  • 2 [figurative] (depend)
    abhängen ([up]on von)
    hängen [informal] ([up]on an) + Dat.

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