Nelke translation | German-English dictionary



Nel•ke      f   , -, -n  
a    pink  ,   (gefüllt)    carnation
b      (Gewürz)    clove
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

necken, Ne, Negligé, Nebel

als Kennzeichen eine Nelke im Knopfloch vereinbaren exp.
to agree on a carnation in one's buttonhole as a means of identification

Entry related to:Kennzeichen

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"Nelke": examples and translations in context
Dann die Auswahl duftender Öle - Rose, Nelke, zerstoßene Lilie ... und Moschus. Then there's the choosing of scents and lotions - attar of rose, carnation, crushed lily... and musk.
Folgen Sie dem Mann mit der grünen Nelke. Follow the man with the green carnation.
Du ahnst nicht, wie durcheinander deine Nelke war, als sie von deinem Sturz erfahren hat. Are you all right? I haven't been able to think of anything else... since this awful thing happened.
Wenn er nicht kommt, stecke ich mir die Nelke an. If he doesn't come, I'll put on a carnation myself.
Und da gab es natürlich noch die rote Nelke. And of course there's the red carnation.
Die Nelke war eine gute Idee. I must admit, the carnation was a nice touch.
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