Übersetzung von “knee” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countableknee /ni/
the place where your leg bends
genou masculine

She fell and twisted her knee.
Elle est tombée et s'est tordu le genou.

a cut on his knee
une coupure sur son genou
=lap; the part of your legs you can rest sth on when you sit
genoux masculine plural

a child sitting on his knee
un enfant assis sur ses genoux
bring sb/sth to their knees
to completely destroy or stop
mettre qqn/qqch sur les / à genoux

The area was brought to its knees by severe flooding.
La région a été mise à genoux par de sévères inondations.

(Übersetzung von “knee” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /niː/

the joint at the bend of the leg

He fell and cut his knee
The child sat on her father’s knee
She was on her knees weeding the garden
He fell on his knees and begged for mercy.

the part of an article of clothing covering this joint

He has a hole in the knee of his trousers.
kneecap noun

the flat, round bone on the front of the knee joint.

knee-deep adjective

reaching up to, or covered up to, one’s knees

(jusqu’) aux genoux
He ended up knee-deep in water.

(Übersetzung von “knee” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)