Onkel translation | German-English dictionary

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Onkel

  
On•kel      m   , -s, -  
a    uncle  
Onkel Sam      (=USA)   Uncle Sam  
b      (Kindersprache)    (=erwachsener Mann)   uncle  
sag dem Onkel guten Tag!      say hello to the nice man!  
sieh mal den komischen Onkel da!      look at the funny (old) man or guy inf   over there!  
der Onkel Doktor      the nice doctor  
c    inf   der große or dicke Onkel      your/his etc big toe  
über den Onkel gehen      to walk pigeon-toed  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Onkel Sam exp.
Uncle Sam

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
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the nice doctor
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to walk pigeon-toed
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say hello to the nice man!
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uncle Alfred works for the railways {or} railroad
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look at the funny (old) man {or} guy over there!
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greetings from Uncle Otto and family
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Uncle Otto should be part of any family gathering too
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here's to dear Uncle Egon/a great success!
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that reminds me of my uncle, who ...
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he's always running his uncle down ; he's always saying malicious things about his uncle
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your/his {etc} big toe
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he reminds me slightly {or} vaguely of my uncle
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'Onkel' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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Uncle {oder} Onkel Sam
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als mein Onkel starb, bin ich ganz gut dabei weggekommen
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ich habe es von meinem Onkel bekommen {oder} geschenkt bekommen
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ich habe es von meinem Onkel bekommen {oder} geschenkt bekommen
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er geht über den großen Onkel
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sie lief nach innen ; sie lief über den großen Onkel
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sie läuft nach innen ; sie läuft über den großen Onkel
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auf sein Geheiß /auf Geheiß seines Onkels
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"Onkel": examples and translations in context
Die Jungs besuchten derweil Onkel Tyree. The boys went on to visit this uncle Tyree.
Dein Onkel heiratet eines der Frey-Mädchen. Your uncle's marrying one of the Frey girls.
Onkel Felix hat einiges zu erklären. Uncle Felix has got some explaining to do.
Aber bitte verpfeif den coolen Onkel nicht. But please don't rat out the cool uncle.
Miyagis Probleme mit deinem Onkel müssen nicht unsere sein. Listen, whatever problems Mr. Miyagi has with your uncle, they don't have to be ours.
Ich hielt deinen Onkel für stärker. Your uncle wasn't as good as I thought.
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