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British English: /ˈtɛlɪfəʊn/
American English: /ˈtɛləˌfoʊn/

Translation of telephone in German:


  • Telefon, das
    [public] telephone
    öffentlicher Fernsprecher
    answer the telephone
    Anrufe entgegennehmen
    (on one occasion)
    sich melden
    by telephone over or on the telephone
    am Telefon
    speak or talk to somebody on the or by telephone
    mit jemandem telefonieren
    be on the telephone (be connected to the system)
    Telefon haben
    (be speaking) to mit
    it's your sister on the telephone
    deine Schwester ist am Apparat
    get on the telephone to somebody
    jemanden anrufen
    get somebody on the telephone
    jemanden telefonisch erreichen
    be wanted on the telephone

transitive verb

  • telefonisch übermitteln
    (Nachricht, Ergebnis usw.) to Dat.
    telephone the office/telephone home
    im Büro/zu Hause anrufen

intransitive verb

  • telephone for a taxi/the doctor
    nach einem Taxi/dem Arzt telefonieren
    telephone to ask how …
    telefonisch anfragen, wie …
    can we telephone from here?
    können wir von hier aus telefonieren?

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