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rot
British English: /rɒt/
American English: /rɑt/

Translation of rot in German:

noun

  • 1rot 2 1
    Verrottung, die
    Vermoderung, die
    (rust)
    Rost, der
    [figurative] (deterioration)
    Verfall, der
    stop the rot
    [figurative]
    dem Verfall Einhalt gebieten
    the rot has set in
    [figurative]
    der Verfall hat eingesetzt
    dry rot
  • 2 [colloquial]
    (nonsense)
    Quark, der
    [colloquial]
    rot!
    Blödsinn!
    [colloquial]

intransitive verb -tt-

  • 2 [figurative]
    (go to ruin)
    leave somebody to rot
    jemanden verrotten lassen
    [colloquial]

transitive verb -tt-

  • 1 (make rotten)
    verrotten lassen
    verfaulen lassen
    (Fleisch, Gemüse, Obst)
    vermodern od. verrotten lassen
    (Laub)
    faulen lassen
    (Holz)
    verwesen lassen
    (Leiche)
    (Zähne)
    that stuff will rot your guts
    [colloquial]
    das Zeug bringt dich um
    [colloquial]
  • 2 (British English) [colloquial]
    (tease) [colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

rot away

intransitive verb
(Leiche)
(Holz)
(moulder away)

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