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Pronunciation: /ts‿ʊm/

Translation of zum in English:


+ Art.
  • 1= zu dem
  • 3 (räumlich) (Lage) etw. zum Fenster hinauswerfen throw sth out of the window
  • 4 (Hinzufügung) Milch zum Tee nehmen take milk with [one's] tea
  • 5 (zeitlich) at the spätestens zum 15. April by 15 April at the latest
  • 6 (Zweck) zum Spaß/Vergnügen for fun/pleasure
  • 7 (Folge) zum Ärger seines Vaters to the annoyance of his father

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a narrow valley, especially in Scotland or Ireland