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German translation of “sail”

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sail

noun /seil/
a sheet of strong cloth spread to catch the wind, by which a ship is driven forward
das Segel
They are hoisting the sails.
a journey in a ship
die Fahrt
a sail in his yacht a week’s sail to the island.
an arm of a windmill.
der Windmühlenflügel
sailboard noun a windsurfer.
das Surfbrett
sailing noun the activity or sport of navigating a ship or boat that has sails
das Segeln
Sailing is one of his hobbies.
sailing- having a sail or sails
Segel-…
sailing-boat.
sailor noun a member of a ship’s crew whose job is helping to sail a ship.
der Matrose
in full sail with all the sails spread
mit vollen Segeln
The ship was in full sail.
Translations of “sail”
in Korean 돛…
in Arabic شِراع…
in French voile, voyage en bateau, aile…
in Italian vela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 帆, (風車的)翼板…
in Russian парус…
in Turkish yelken…
in Polish żagiel…
in Spanish vela, paseo/viaje en barco, aspa…
in Portuguese vela…
in Catalan vela…
in Japanese 帆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 帆, (风车的)翼板…
(Definition of sail from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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