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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
Habt vor dem Drachen keine Angst. Don't be afraid of the dragon, my son.
Du fliegst auf des Drachen Atem. You will float on the Dragon's breath.
Über dem Baum fliegt ein Drachen. There is a kite flying above the tree.
An einem so schönen Tag am Strand möchte ich Drachen steigen lassen. It's a beautiful day at the beach, and I feel like flying a kite.
Gandalf hat sicher schon hunderte Drachen getötet. Gandalf will have killed hundreds of dragons in his time.
Die Drachen warten im Haus der Unsterblichen. Your dragons wait for you in the House of the Undying.
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