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British English: /ˈlʌɪtnɪŋ/
American English: /ˈlaɪtnɪŋ/

Translation of lightning in German:

noun no pl., no indef. art.

  • Blitz, der
    flash of lightning
    Blitz, der
    like lightning
    wie der Blitz
    [as] quick as lightning
    schnell wie der Blitz
    like greased lightning
    [colloquial] [colloquial]
    lightning never strikes twice [in the same place]
    der Blitz schlägt nie[mals] zweimal am selben Platz od. Ort ein
    ball lightning, → sheet lightning, → summer lightning


  • Blitz-
    with lightning speed
    events moved with lightning speed
    die Ereignisse überschlugen sich

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