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German - English (British) translations for "Finger"

"Finger" German translation





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Meaning: finger

Ich habe mir den Finger verletzt.

I injured my finger.

Meaning: digit

Ein Jahr hat zwölf Monate mit insgesamt 365 Tagen, also 5.256.000 Minuten oder 31.536.000 Sekunden - das sind viele Finger!

A year has twelve months with a total of 365 days, which is 5,256,000 minutes or 31,536,000 seconds - that's a lot of digits!

Meaning: pointer

Der Zeigefinger zeigt auf den Bildschirm.

The pointer finger points to the screen.

Meaning: thumb

Er drückte den Daumen fest auf die Wunde.

He pressed his thumb firmly on the wound.

Meaning: index finger

Mit dem Zeigefinger kann man gut auf kleine Details zeigen.

The index finger is good for pointing out small details.


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A1: Ich habe fünf Finger an jeder Hand.

A1: I have five fingers on each hand.

A1: Der Finger tut weh.

A1: The finger hurts.

A1: Zeig mir deinen Finger.

A1: Show me your finger.

B1: Er hat sich am Finger verletzt.

B1: He injured his finger.

B2: Sie hat den Ring am Finger getragen.

B2: She wore the ring on her finger.

B2: Ich habe mir den Finger in der Tür eingeklemmt.

B2: I trapped my finger in the door.

C1: Der Chirurg führte eine Operation am Finger durch.

C1: The surgeon performed an operation on the finger.

C1: Nach dem Unfall konnte er seinen Finger nicht mehr bewegen.

C1: After the accident, he couldn't move his finger anymore.

C2: Die Schmerzen im Finger waren unerträglich.

C2: The pain in the finger was unbearable.

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The word 'Finger' is a German noun that translates to 'finger' in English. It refers to one of the five digits on the hand, specifically the slender and elongated part that extends from the palm.

In human anatomy, fingers play a crucial role in various activities such as grasping objects, manipulating tools, and sensing touch. Each finger consists of three phalanges, except for the thumb which has two. The fingertips are highly sensitive due to the presence of numerous nerve endings, allowing us to perceive textures, temperatures, and pressure.

Fingers are used extensively in everyday life for tasks like typing on a keyboard, playing musical instruments, and gesturing while communicating. They also have cultural significance in gestures and customs, with different meanings associated with specific finger movements or positions.

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