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jig
British English: /dʒɪɡ/
American English: /dʒɪɡ/

Translation of jig in German:

noun

  • 1 (dance, music)
    Jig, die
    (movement of suite)
    Gigue, die
    dance or do a jig
    einen Freudentanz vollführen
  • 2
    (appliance)
    Einspannvorrichtung, die

intransitive verb -gg-

  • (dance a jig/gigue)
    eine Jig/eine Gigue tanzen
    [figurative]
    herumhüpfen
    jig up and down
    herumhüpfen

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