Drachen translation English | 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

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to fly a kite
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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.
Ich verliere gleich einen ganzen Drachen. I manage to lose an entire dragon.
Über dem Baum fliegt ein Drachen. There is a kite flying above the tree.
Tom befestigte die Schnur am Drachen. Tom attached the string to the kite.
Nur Drachen können die Insel finden. Only a dragon can find the island.
Wir kriegen den Drachen in die Luft. We must get that kite in the air.
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