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British English: /rɒd/
American English: /rɑd/

Translation of rod in German:


  • 1
    Stange Fem.
    ride the rods (American English) [informal]
    [im Gestänge unter Eisenbahnwaggons] schwarzfahren
  • 2 (shorter)
    Stab Mask.
    rod of office
    Amtsstab Mask.
  • 3 (for punishing)
    Stock Mask.
    Rute Fem.
    the rod (punishment)
    die Prügelstrafe
    make a rod for one's own back [figurative]
    sich Dat. selbst eine Rute aufbinden [archaic]
    a rod to beat somebody with [figurative]
    Sanktionen gegen jemanden
    rule with a rod of iron [figurative]
    mit eiserner Faust od. Rute regieren
    spare the rod and spoil the child
    wer die Rute schont, verdirbt das Kind
  • 4 (for fishing)
    [Angel]rute Fem.
  • 5 (measure)
    Rute Fem. [archaic]
  • 6 (American English) [informal] (gun)
    Schießeisen Neutr. [informal]

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