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people
British English: /ˈpiːp(ə)l/
American English: /ˈpipəl/

Translation of people in German:

noun

  • 1
    (persons composing nation, community, etc.)
    Volk, das
  • 2constr. as pl. (persons forming class etc.)
    Pl.
    city/country people (inhabitants)
    Stadt-/Landbewohner
    (who prefer the city/the country)
    Stadt-/Landmenschen
    village people local people working people
    arbeitende Menschen
    Werktätige
    coloured/white people people of wealth
    reiche od. begüterte Leute
    Pl.
    her [own] sort/kind of people choose 1 1
  • 3constr. as pl. (subjects of ruler)
    Volk, das
    (congregation)
  • 4constr. as pl. (persons not of nobility) See examples:the people
    das [gemeine] Volk
  • 5constr. as sing. or pl.
    (voters)
    Volk, das
    will of the people
    Volkswille, der
    (Politics)
    go to the people
    Wahlen ausschreiben
  • 6constr. as pl. (persons in general)
    Pl.
    (as opposed to animals) people say he's very rich
    die Leute sagen od. man sagt od. es heißt, dass er sehr reich sei
    er soll sehr reich sein
    that is quite enough to alarm people
    das reicht zur Genüge, um einen in Alarm zu versetzen
    a crowd of people
    eine Menschenmenge
    don't tell people about this
    erzähle niemandem davon
    people are like that
    so sind die Menschen
    I don't understand people any more
    ich verstehe die Welt nicht mehr
    ˈsome people (certain persons, usu. with whom the speaker disagrees)
    gewisse Leute
    (you)
    manche Leute
    some ˈpeople!
    Leute gibt es!
    honestly, some ˈpeople!
    also wirklich!
    listen, you people!
    hört mal [zu]!
    what do you people think?
    was denkt ihr [denn]?
    you of ˈall people ought …
    gerade du solltest …
    who do you think I saw at the party? ˈBill, of all people! no sign of any people
    keine Menschenseele
  • 7constr. as pl.
    (relatives)
    Familie, die

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