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British English: /siː/
American English: /si/

Translation of sea in German:


  • 2 (specific tract of water)
    Meer Neutr.
    the seven seas [literary]
    die sieben [Welt]meere
  • 4in sing. or pl.
    (state of sea) See Fem.
    Welle Fem.
    Woge Fem. [formal]
    See Fem. (Nautical)
    there was a heavy sea
    es herrschte schwere See (Nautical)
    run into heavy seas
    in schwere See kommen (Nautical)
    half seas over, → ship 2 4
  • 5 [figurative] (vast quantity)
    Meer Neutr.
    (of drink) Strom Mask.
  • 6attrib. (of or on the sea)
    See (klima, -wind, -wasser, -schlacht, -karte, -weg)
    Meer (gott, -ungeheuer, -wasser, -salz usw.)
    Meeres (grund, -küste, -niveau, -spiegel usw.)
    (in names of marine fauna or flora)
    See (maus, -gurke, -anemone, -löwe, -schildkröte usw.)
    Meer (brasse, -neunauge, -gurke usw.)
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