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vein
British English: /veɪn/
American English: /veɪn/

Translation of vein in German:

noun

  • 1
    Vene Fem.
    (in popular use: any blood vessel) Ader Fem.
  • 2 (Geology, Mining, Zoology)
    Ader Fem.
  • 3 (Botany)
    Blattrippe Fem.
    Ader Fem.
  • 5 [figurative] (character, tendency)
    Zug Mask.
    (of truth) Spur Fem.
    (of superstition, aggression) Anflug Mask.
    a vein of melancholy/humour
    ein melancholischer/humorvoller Zug
    have a poetic vein
    eine dichterische Ader haben
  • 6 [figurative]
    (mood) Stimmung Fem.
    (style) Art Fem.
    be in a happy/sad vein
    froh gelaunt/traurig gestimmt sein
    be in the [right] vein [for something/for doing something]
    in der [richtigen] Stimmung sein [zu etwas/, etwas zu tun]
    in a similar vein
    vergleichbarer Art

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