albern translation | German-English dictionary



1       adj   silly, stupid, foolish  
inf   (=lächerlich)   stupid, silly, ridiculous  
albernes Zeug      (silly) nonsense  
2       adv   [klingen]   silly  
sich albern benehmen      to act silly   (=Quatsch machen)   to fool about   (Brit)  or around  
albern fragen      to ask a silly question  
3       vi   to fool about   (Brit)  or around  
ich weiß, ich bin unwiderstehlich, alberte er      I know I'm irresistible, he said jokingly  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

Alben, Albe, Albaner, anlabern

albern fragen exp.
to ask a silly question

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to act silly ; to fool about {or} around
'albern' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
sei nicht albern!
sie plauderten albern weiter
mit diesem Hut komme ich mir albern {oder} lächerlich vor
sei nicht albern
sei nicht albern
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"albern": examples and translations in context
Florindo, etwas albern wie alle sentimentalen Kavaliere. Florindo, slightly ridiculous... like all sentimental cavaliers.
Ich hörte vom Hilfesystem, aber das ist albern. I've heard of the buddy system, but this is ridiculous.
Es ist albern, im Krieg Pech zu haben. It's stupid to have pity in war.
Meine Frage mag albern klingen, aber ... - My question is stupid, but...
Wenn du mich fragst, ich find's albern. If you ask me, I think it's foolish.
Da du so albern bist, bleibe ich bei dir. Since you're so foolish, I'll stay with you.
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