albern translation | German-English dictionary

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albern

  
al•bern  
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
exp.
to act silly ; to fool about {or} around
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'albern' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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sei nicht albern!
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sie plauderten albern weiter
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mit diesem Hut komme ich mir albern {oder} lächerlich vor
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sei nicht albern
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sei nicht albern
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"albern": examples and translations in context
Ich persönlich finde es auch albern. Personally, I think it's silly, too.
Unser Geplapper muss dir albern vorkommen. Our good times must seem silly to you.
Meine Frage mag albern klingen, aber ... - My question is stupid, but...
So albern waren wir mit 14 nicht mehr. At 14 we weren't that stupid any more.
Florindo, etwas albern wie alle sentimentalen Kavaliere. Florindo, slightly ridiculous... like all sentimental cavaliers.
Ehrlich, Sixsmith, so albern du auch damit aussiehst, ich habe noch nie etwas so Schönes gesehen. Honestly, Sixsmith, as ridiculous as that thing makes you look, I don't believe I've ever seen anything more beautiful.
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