Funken translation English | German-English dictionary

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funken  

fun•ken  
1       vt   [Signal]   to radio  
SOS funken      to send out or radio an SOS  
2       vi  
a    (=senden)   to radio
b    (=Funken sprühen)   to give off or emit sparks, to spark     (fig)  
inf   (=funktionieren)   to work
3       vi   impers  
endlich hat es bei ihm gefunkt      inf   it finally clicked (with him) inf  , the light finally dawned (on him)  


Funken   Fun•ken      m   , -s, -       Funke  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Funken, Funken, funkeln, Funke

Funken sprühend exp.
giving off {or} emitting sparks ; lively ; flashing ; fiery

Entry related to:Funke

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to spark ; to send out {or} emit sparks
exp.
to send out {or} radio an SOS ; to put out an SOS
exp.
to strike sparks from {or} off a stone
exp.
sparks led to the hay catching fire
exp.
a ray of hope still glimmered within him
exp.
to work like mad {or} crazy
exp.
her eyes flashed
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'Funken' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Funken schlagen
exp.
wenn die Funken anfangen zu fliegen
[Fig.]
exp.
funken {oder} über Funk durchgeben, dass alles in Ordnung ist
exp.
wenn er nur einen Funken {oder} für fünf Pfennig Verstand hätte

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