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Pronunciation: /rɒt/

Translation of rot in German:


  • 1see rot 2 Verrottung, die; Fäulnis, die; [fig.], (deterioration) Verfall, der stop the rot [fig.], dem Verfall Einhalt gebieten
  • 2 [infml], (nonsense) Quark, der [salopp]

v.i. (-tt-)

v.t. (-tt-)

  • verrotten lassen; verfaulen lassen [Fleisch, Gemüse, Obst]; zerstören [Zähne]

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