Translation of "traffic" - English-German dictionary


noun /ˈtrӕfik/

vehicles, aircraft, ships etc moving about

der Verkehr
There’s a lot of traffic on the roads / on the river.

trade, especially illegal or dishonest

der Handel
the traffic in illegal drugs.
trafficker noun

a usually illegal or dishonest dealer

illegale(r) Händler(In)
a trafficker in drugs.
traffic island

a small pavement in the middle of a road, for pedestrians to stand on on their way across.

die Verkehrsinsel
traffic jam

a situation in which large numbers of road vehicles are prevented from proceeding freely

die Verkehrsstauung, der Stau
We got stuck in a traffic jam for ages.
traffic lights

lights of changing colours for controlling traffic at road crossings etc

die Verkehrsampel
Turn left at the traffic lights.

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