There are 3 main translations of spell in German:

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spell 1

British English: /spɛl/
American English: /spɛl/

transitive verb spelled or (British English) spelt Pronunciation: / spelt /

  • 2 (form) See examples:what do these letters/what does b-a-t spell?
    welches Wort ergeben diese Buchstaben/die Buchstaben b-a-t?

intransitive verb spelled or (British English) spelt

  • (say) (write)
    richtig schreiben
    he can't spell
    er kann keine Rechtschreibung
    [colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

spell out

spell over
transitive verb 1
(read letter by letter)
2 [figurative] (explain precisely)
genau erklären
genau darlegen

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spell 2

noun

  • 1
    (period)
    Weile, die
    do a spell of joinery/in prison
    eine Weile od. Zeit lang als Tischler arbeiten/im Gefängnis sitzen
    a spell of overseas service
    eine Zeit lang Dienst in Übersee
    on Sunday it will be cloudy with some sunny spells
    am Sonntag wolkig mit sonnigen Abschnitten
    a cold spell
    eine Kälteperiode
    return from a spell in America
    von einem Aufenthalt in Amerika zurückkehren
    a long spell when …
    eine lange Zeit, während der …
  • 2 (Australian English)
    (period of rest)
    [Ruhe]pause, die
    have a ten minutes' spell
    zehn Minuten Pause machen

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spell 3

noun

  • 1
    (words used as a charm)
    cast a spell over or on somebody/something, put a spell on somebody/something
    jemanden/etwas verzaubern
  • 2
    (fascination)
    Zauber, der
    break the spell
    den Bann brechen
    be under a spell
    unter einem Bann stehen

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