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British English: /məʊn/
American English: /moʊn/

Translation of moan in German:


  • 1
    Stöhnen Neutr.
    [figurative] (of wind) Heulen Neutr.
  • 2 (complaint)have a moan (complain at length)
    (have a grievance) eine Beschwerde haben

intransitive verb

  • 2 (complain)
    jammern (about über) + Akk.
    what is he moaning [and groaning] about now?
    was hat er denn jetzt wieder zu jammern?
    moan at somebody
    jemandem etwas vorjammern

transitive verb

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