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British English: /stəʊn/
American English: /stoʊn/

Translation of stone in German:


  • 1 (also Medicine, Botany)
    Stein, der
    [as] hard as [a] stone
    his heart is or he has a heart of or [as] hard as [a] stone [figurative]
    sein Herz ist aus Stein
    er hat ein Herz aus Stein
    throw stones/a stone at somebody
    jemanden mit Steinen bewerfen/einen Stein auf jemanden werfen
    jemandem am Zeug flicken
    cast or throw the first stone
    den ersten Stein werfen
    only a stone's throw [away]
    nur einen Steinwurf weit entfernt
    leave no stone unturned
    Himmel und Hölle in Bewegung setzen
    leave no stone unturned to achieve something sink like a stone
    wie ein Stein untergehen
    the lift dropped like a stone
    der Aufzug fiel wie ein Stein in die Tiefe
    be written or carved or set in stone
    unverrückbar sein
    bird 1, → blood 1 1, → glass 2, → philosopher's stone, → Portland stone, → rolling stone
  • 2
    [Edel]stein, der
  • 3 (Medicine, Botany)
    Stein, der
  • 5 pl. same (British English) (weight unit)
    Gewicht von 6,35 kg


  • (hütte, -kreuz, -mauer, -brücke)
    stone jar/urn
    Krug/Urne aus Steingut

transitive verb

  • 1
    mit Steinen bewerfen
    stone somebody [to death]
    jemanden steinigen
    stone me!, stone the crows!
    mich laust der Affe!

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