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British English: /səː/
American English: /sər/

Translation of sir in German:


British English: /səː/
American English: /sər/
  • 2 (in letter)Dear Sir
    Sehr geehrter Herr
    Dear Sirs
    Sehr geehrte [Damen und] Herren
    Dear Sir or Madam
    Sehr geehrte Dame/Sehr geehrter Herr
  • 3SirBritish English: /səː/
    American English: /sər/
    (title of knight etc.)
  • 4
    (person addressed as ‘Sir’)
    Sir, der
  • 5no art. (School) [colloquial]
    der [Herr] Lehrer
    I shall tell sir
    das sag' ich [colloquial]

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