Drachen translation | German-English dictionary

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Drachen

  
Dra•chen      m   , -s, -  
a    (=Papierdrachen)   kite,   (Sport)   (=Fluggerät)   hang-glider  
einen Drachen steigen lassen      to fly a kite  
b    pej inf   (=zänkisches Weib)   dragon inf  , battle-axe   (Brit)   inf     (US)  , battle-ax inf  
c    (=Wikingerschiff)   longship  
(=Segelschiff)  
dragon class yacht
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Drache, dachen, Drachme, drahten

Drachen steigen lassen exp.
to fly kites

Entry related to:steigen

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'Drachen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
einen Drachen steigen lassen ; einen Versuchsballon steigen lassen
[Lit.]
"Drachen": examples and translations in context
Ich meinte den Drachen, Shrek. I was talking about the dragon Shrek.
Er konnte den Drachen nicht töten. We can slay this dragon with prayer.
Tom befestigte die Schnur am Drachen. Tom attached the string to the kite.
Über dem Baum fliegt ein Drachen. There is a kite flying above the tree.
Mit Drachen gibt es keinen schändlichen Frieden. You can't make a shameful peace with dragons.
Du fliegst auf des Drachen Atem. You will float on the Dragon's breath.
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