There are 2 main translations of salt in German:

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salt

British English: /sɔːlt/
, /sɒlt/
American English: /sɔlt/

noun

  • 1 (for food etc.) (also Chemistry)[common] salt
    [Koch]salz, das
    above/below the salt
    (History)
    oben/unten an der Tafel
    rub salt in[to] the wound
    [figurative]
    Salz in die Wunde streuen
    take something with a grain or pinch of salt
    [figurative]
    etwas cum grano salis [formal] od. nicht ganz wörtlich nehmen
    be the salt of the earth [figurative]
    anständig und rechtschaffen sein
    das Salz der Erde sein
    (Bible)
    be worth one's salt
    etwas taugen
    (worth the money one is paid)
    sein Geld wert sein
  • 2in pl.
    (medicine)
    Salz, das
    like a dose of salts
    [colloquial] [colloquial]
    he went through the department like a dose of salts
    [figurative]
    er kehrte in der Abteilung mit eisernem Besen [aus]
  • 3 [figurative] (zest)
    Salz, das
    [figurative]
    Würze, die
    [figurative]
  • 4[old] salt
    (sailor)
    [alter] Seebär
    [colloquial] [humorous]

adjective

  • 1 (containing or tasting of salt) (preserved with salt)
    gepökelt
    (Fleisch)
    (Butter)

transitive verb

  • 2
    (preserve with salt or brine)
    salted beef/pork
    gepökeltes Rind-/Schweinefleisch
  • 3 (spread salt on) See examples:salt the roads
    Salz auf die Straßen streuen

Phrasal verbs

salt away

salt down
transitive verb
[colloquial]
auf die hohe Kante legen
[colloquial]

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SALT
British English: /sɔːlt/
, /sɒlt/
American English: /sɔlt/

abbreviation

  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks/Treaty
    SALT

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