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Translation of "tail" - English-German dictionary

tail

noun /teil/
the part of an animal, bird or fish that sticks out behind the rest of its body der Schwanz The dog wagged its tail A fish swims by moving its tail.
anything which has a similar function or position der Schwanz the tail of an aeroplane/comet.
-tailed
having a (certain size, type etc of) tail schwänzig a black-tailed duck a long-tailed dog.
tails noun, adverb
(on) the side of a coin that does not have the head of the sovereign etc on it die Münzenrückseite He tossed the coin and it came up tails.
tail-end noun
the very end or last part der Schluß the tail-end of the procession.
tail light noun
the (usually red) light on the back of a car, train etc das Rücklicht He followed the tail lights of the bus.
tailwind
a wind coming from behind der Rückenwind We sailed home with a tailwind.
tail off
to become fewer, smaller or weaker (at the end) abflauen His interest tailed off towards the end of the film.
(also tail away) (of voices etc) to become quieter or silent abflauen His voice tailed away into silence.
Translations of “tail”
in Arabic ذَيْل, ذَنَب…
in Korean 꼬리…
in Malaysian ekor…
in French queue…
in Turkish kuyruk, uç kısım…
in Italian coda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 尾巴, 尾狀物…
in Russian хвост, конец…
in Polish ogon…
in Vietnamese đuôi, phần đuôi…
in Spanish cola…
in Portuguese rabo, cauda…
in Thai หาง (สัตว์), ส่วนท้าย (เครื่องบิน, เรือ)…
in Catalan cua…
in Japanese しっぽ, 尾…
in Indonesian ekor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 尾巴, 尾状物…
(Definition of tail from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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