ivory - Definition in the English-German Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

German translation of “ivory”

See all translations

ivory

noun, adjective /ˈaivəri/
(of) the hard white substance forming the tusks of an elephant, walrus etc
das Elfenbein;elfenbeinern
Ivory was formerly used to make piano keys ivory chessmen.
Translations of “ivory”
in Arabic عاج…
in Korean 상아…
in Malaysian gading…
in French (en/d’)ivoire…
in Turkish fildişi…
in Italian avorio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 象牙, 象牙製品…
in Russian слоновая кость…
in Polish kość słoniowa…
in Vietnamese ngà voi…
in Spanish marfil…
in Portuguese marfim…
in Thai งาช้าง…
in Catalan vori…
in Japanese 象牙(げ)…
in Indonesian gading…
in Chinese (Simplified) 象牙, 象牙制品…
(Definition of ivory from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “ivory” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

a game in hand

if a sports team has a game in hand over other teams in a competition, it still has another game to play in which it can gain points

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More