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woman
British English: /ˈwʊmən/
American English: /ˈwʊmən/

Translation of woman in German:

noun pl. women Pronunciation: / ˈwɪmɪn /

  • 1
    Frau, die
    women and children first
    Frauen und Kinder zuerst
    a woman's work is never done
    eine Frau hat immer etwas zu tun
    that's woman's work
    das ist Frauenarbeit
    women's page
    Frauenseite, die
    women's [toilet]
    Damen[toilette], die
    the shop sells women's clothing
    in dem Geschäft wird Damenkleidung verkauft
    he wears women's clothing
    er trägt Frauenkleider
    the other woman
    die Geliebte
    woman of the streets honest 4, → house 1 1, → little 1 1, → old woman, → past 2 2, → world 1
  • 3no pl.[the] woman
    (an average woman)
    die Frau
  • 5 (feminine emotions) See examples:the woman in her
    die Frau in ihr

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