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British English: /sɪlk/
American English: /sɪlk/

Translation of silk in German:


  • 1
    Seide Fem.
    sewing/embroidery silk
    Näh-/Stickseide Fem.
    take silk (British English) (Law)
    Kronanwalt werden
  • 2in pl.
    (kinds of silk material) Seidenstoffe
    (garments) seidene Kleider od. Kleidungsstücke
    (Horse racing)
    Rennfarben Pl.
  • 3 (of spider etc.)
    [Spinnen]faden Mask.
  • 5 (British English) (Law) [informal]
    Kronanwalt Mask.

adjective attrib

  • Seiden-
    you can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear [proverb]
    aus einem Schweinsohr lässt sich kein seidener Beutel machen
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