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mouth

Translation of mouth in German:

noun pl. mouths

British English: /maʊθ/
American English: /maʊθ/
  • 1 (of person)
    Mund, der
    (of animal)
    Maul, das
    his mouth quivered/twitched/moved
    seine Lippen zitterten/zuckten/bewegten sich
    hit somebody in the mouth
    jemanden auf den Mund schlagen
    with one's mouth open
    mit offenem Mund
    keep one's mouth shut
    [figurative] [slang]
    die od. seine Klappe halten [colloquial]
    put one's money where one's mouth is
    [figurative] [colloquial]
    seinen Worten Taten folgen lassen
    shut somebody's mouth
    [figurative] [slang]
    jemandem den Mund stopfen [colloquial]
    with one's mouth full
    mit vollem Mund
    my mouth feels dry
    ich habe einen trockenen Mund
    out of somebody's own mouth [figurative]
    aus jemandes eigenem Mund
    von jemandem selbst
    hear somebody say something out of his own mouth out of the mouths of babes [and sucklings]!
    [figurative]
    Kindermund tut Wahrheit kund [proverb]
    put words into somebody's mouth
    jemandem etwas in den Mund legen
    (misrepresent) jemandem das Wort im Munde [her]umdrehen
    have got many mouths to feed
    viele hungrige Mäuler zu stopfen haben [colloquial]
    take the words out of somebody's mouth
    jemandem das Wort aus dem Mund od. von der Zunge nehmen
    go or be passed or be spread from mouth to mouth
  • 2 [figurative] (entrance to harbour)
    [Hafen]einfahrt, die
    (of valley, gorge, mine, burrow, tunnel, cave)
    Eingang, der
    (of well)
    Loch, das
    (of volcano)
    Krater, der
    (of bottle, cannon)
    Mündung, die
    (of pocket, womb, pit)
    Öffnung, die

transitive verb

British English: /maʊð/
American English: /maʊð/
  • 1
    (declaim) schwülstig vortragen (Gedicht, Rede, Zitat, Satz)
  • 2
    (express by silent lip-movement) mit Lippenbewegungen sagen
    mouth something to oneself
    etwas unhörbar vor sich Akk. hin sagen

intransitive verb

British English: /maʊð/
American English: /maʊð/
  • 1
    (grimace) den Mund verziehen
  • 2
    (move lips silently) lautlos die Lippen bewegen
    mouth to oneself
    unhörbar vor sich Akk. hin sprechen

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