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Richtung
Stressed vowel length and/or separability: Rịchtung

Translation of Richtung in English:

Femininum Rịchtung, Rịchtungen

  • 1 die Rịchtung ändern od. wechseln in Rịchtung Osten
    (auf der Autobahn) on the eastbound carriageway
    in Rịchtung Ulm
    in the direction of Ulm
    nach/aus allen Rịchtungen
    in/from all directions
    der Zug/die Autobahn Rịchtung Ulm
    the train to Ulm/the motorway in the direction of Ulm
    eine Rịchtung einschlagen
    head in a direction
    eine andere Rịchtung einschlagen
    (ship, aircraft)
    change course
    Rịchtung auf den Wald nehmen, die Rịchtung zum od. nach dem Wald einschlagen
    head in the direction of the wood
    [in] Rịchtung (Akk.) Bad verschwinden
    [umgangssprachlich]
    disappear in the direction of the bathroom [umgangssprachlich]
    aus welcher Rịchtung kam der Schuss?
    from what direction did the shot come?
    wir gehen in diese Rịchtung
    we're going this way or in this direction
    ihre Gedanken nahmen eine andere Rịchtung
    [figurativ]
    her thoughts took a different turn
    ein erster Schritt in Rịchtung auf die Integration
    [figurativ]
    a first step towards or in the direction of integration
    der Pullover lag nicht so ganz in meiner Rịchtung od. war nicht so ganz meine Rịchtung
    [figurativ]
    the pullover wasn't quite [to] my taste
    er hat Angst, sich in irgendeine Rịchtung festzulegen
    [figurativ]
    he's afraid to commit himself in any way
    der erste Versuch in dieser Rịchtung
    [figurativ]
    the first experiment of this kind
    die Rịchtung stimmt [figurativ] [umgangssprachlich]
    it's/he's etc. on the right lines
    ich hätte jetzt Lust auf Fisch oder irgendetwas in dieser Rịchtung
    I could just fancy some fish or something in that line

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