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sculpture
British English: /ˈskʌlptʃə/
American English: /ˈskəlptʃər/

Translation of sculpture in German:

noun

  • 1
    (art)
    Bildhauerei, die
  • 2 (piece of work)
    Skulptur, die
    Plastik, die
    (pieces collectively)
    Skulpturen
    Plastiken

transitive verb

  • 1 (represent)
    skulpt[ur]ieren [formal]
    bildhauerisch darstellen
    sculptured in marble/stone/bronze
    in Marmor/Stein gehauen/in Bronze gegossen
  • 2
    (shape)
    formen (into zu)
    a finely sculptured nose
    eine schön od. fein modellierte Nase

intransitive verb

  • bildhauern [colloquial]
    skulpt[ur]ieren [formal]
    (in plastic material)
    modellieren

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