heikel translation | German-English dictionary



hei•kel      adj  
a    (=schwierig, gefährlich)   [Angelegenheit, Situation, Thema]   tricky, delicate  
[Frage]   awkward, tricky
b    dial   [Mensch]   particular, pernickety inf  , persnickety   (US)   inf   (in Bezug auf    +acc   about)  
fussy, particular  ,   (in Bezug aufs Essen)    fussy, choosy
c    dial   [Stoff, Farbe]   difficult  
der Stoff ist mir zu heikel      that material is too much of a nuisance  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

heil, Henkel, Hesekiel, hei

der Stoff ist mir zu heikel exp.
that material is too much of a nuisance

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'heikel' found in translations in English-German dictionary
weil dieses Thema so heikel ist
unsere Finanzlage ist heikel
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"heikel": examples and translations in context
- Obwohl es irgendwie heikel ist. It's kind of sensitive, though.
Die Frage der Gefahrenabwehr ist besonders heikel. The subject of security is particularly sensitive.
Diese Probleme sind sehr heikel und müssen von jedem Staat möglichst bürgernah im Rahmen seiner nationalen Demokratie geregelt werden. These are very delicate problems and should be solved by each government at the closest possible level to the people in the framework of the national democratic system.
Die Situation in meinem Land ist sehr heikel. The situation in my country is very delicate.
Diese Unterschiede könnten jedoch als heikel oder sogar beleidigend empfunden werden. However, these differences may be interpreted as sensitive or even offensive.
Das Hauptthema heute ist Transparenz, obwohl natürlich auch der Inhalt heikel ist. The main issue today is transparency, although naturally, the content is also sensitive.
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