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knot
British English: /nɒt/
American English: /nɑt/

Translation of knot in German:

noun

  • 1
    Knoten, der
    the wool has got into a [complete] knot
    die Wolle hat sich völlig verheddert
    tie somebody [up] in knots [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    jemanden in Widersprüche verwickeln
  • 5
    (in wood) Ast, der
  • 6
    (speed unit) Knoten, der
    make or log ten knots
    zehn Knoten machen od. fahren
    at a rate of knots
    [colloquial]
    mit einem Affenzahn [colloquial]
  • 7 (Nautical)
    (unit of length) Knotenlänge, die
  • 8
    (in popular use: nautical mile) Seemeile, die
  • 9
    (bond) Bund, der
    tie the knot (marry)
    den Bund der Ehe eingehen [formal]
    den Bund fürs Leben schließen [formal]

transitive verb -tt-

  • 1 (tie)
    knoten (Seil, Faden usw.)
    knoten (Schnürsenkel)
    knoten
    binden (Krawatte)
    knot threads together
    Fäden verknoten
    knot clothes into a bundle
    Kleider zu einem Bündel zusammenknoten
    knot a rope
    Knoten in ein Seil machen

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