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Stressed vowel length and/or separability: über·einạnder

Translation of übereinander in English:


  • 1 (räumlich)
    one on top of the other
    sie wohnen übereinander
    they live one above the other
    ihre Wohnungen liegen übereinander
    their flats (esp British English) or (esp American English) apartments are situated over each other
    Bretter übereinander legen
    lay planks one on top of the other
    die Enden des Tuchs übereinander schlagen
    fold the cloth in the middle so that it is edge to edge
    die Arme/Beine übereinander schlagen
    fold one's arms/cross one's legs
    mit übereinander geschlagenen Armen
    with [one's] arms folded
  • 2 [figurative] (voneinander)
    (talk etc.)
    about each other
    about one another
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