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name

Pronunciation: /neɪm/

Translation of name in German:

n.

  • 1 Name, der what's your name/the name of this place? wie heißt du/dieser Ort? my name is Jack ich heiße Jack last name Nachname, der by name namentlich [erwähnen, aufrufen usw.] know sb by name jmdn. mit Namen kennen
  • 2 (reputation) Ruf, der make a name for oneself sich (Dat.) einen Namen machen
  • 3call sb names jmdn. beschimpfen

v.t.

  • 1 (give name to) einen Namen geben (+ Dat.) name sb John jmdn. John nennen name sb/sth after or (AmE) for sb jmdn./etw. nach jmdm. benennen be named John John heißen a man named Smith ein Mann namens Smith
  • 3 (nominate) name sb [as] sth jmdn. zu etw. ernennen

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