Translation of "of" - English-German dictionary

of

preposition /əv/

belonging to

von
a friend of mine.

away from (a place etc); after (a given time)

von
within five miles of London
within a year of his death.

written etc by

von
the plays of Shakespeare.

belonging to or forming a group

von
He is one of my friends.

showing

von
a picture of my father.

made from; consisting of

aus
a dress of silk
a collection of pictures.

used to show an amount, measurement of something

mit
five bags of coal.

about

von
an account of his work.

containing

mit
a box of chocolates.

used to show a cause

an
She died of hunger.

used to show a loss or removal

Genitiv
She was robbed of her jewels.

used to show the connection between an action and its object

Genitiv
the smoking of a cigarette.

used to show character, qualities etc

mit
a man of courage.

(American) (of time) a certain number of minutes before (the hour)

vor
It’s ten minutes of three.

(Translation of “of” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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