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British English: /niː/
American English: /ni/

Translation of knee in German:


  • 1
    Knie, das
    the knees of his trousers were torn
    seine Hose war an den Knien zerrissen
    bend or bow the knee
    das Knie beugen
    to vor + Dat. [figurative] (behave humbly)
    sich beugen
    to Dat.
    on one's knees/on bended knee[s]
    auf Knien
    be on one's knees
    [figurative] (be defeated)
    in die Knie gezwungen sein
    bring or force somebody to his knees
    jemanden in die Knie zwingen
    go down on one's knees [to or before somebody]
    [vor jemandem] auf die Knie sinken
  • 2
    (of animal)
    Kniegelenk, das
  • 3 (thigh) See examples:hold a child etc. on one's knee
    ein Kind usw. auf den Knien od. auf dem Schoß haben
    put a child etc. over one's knee
    ein Kind usw. übers Knie legen

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