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jaw
British English: /dʒɔː/
American English: /dʒɔ/

Translation of jaw in German:

noun

  • 1
    (Anatomy)
    Kiefer, der
    his jaw dropped
    er ließ die Kinnlade herunterfallen
    upper/lower jaw
    Ober-/Unterkiefer, der
    set one's jaw
    ein entschlossenes Gesicht machen
  • 2in pl.
    (of valley, channel) Schlund, der
  • 3
    (of machine) [Klemm]backe, die
  • 4in pl. (large dangerous mouth)
    Rachen, der
    [figurative] (of fate, death, etc.) Klauen
    snatch somebody from the jaws of death
    jemanden vor dem sicheren Tod retten
    snatch victory from the jaws of defeat
    kurz vor der drohenden Niederlage doch noch den Sieg erringen

intransitive verb

  • [colloquial]
    quatschen [colloquial]
    jaw at somebody
    jemanden voll quatschen [colloquial]

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