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"Schwanz" German translation




Schwanz is a German noun that translates to 'tail' or 'penis' in English.

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Meaning: tail

Der Hund wedelte mit dem Schwanz.

The dog wagged its tail.

Meaning: penis

Er hat einen großen Schwanz.

He has a big penis.

Meaning: queue

Wir standen eine Stunde lang in der Schwanz.

We stood in the queue for an hour.

Meaning: shaft

Die Schaufel ist am Schwanz des Hubschraubers befestigt.

The blade is attached to the shaft of the helicopter.

Meaning: whisker

Die Katze hat lange schwarze Schwänze.

The cat has long black whiskers.


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A1: Der Schwanz des Hundes ist lang.

A1: The dog's tail is long.

A1: Die Katze hat einen weichen Schwanz.

A1: The cat has a soft tail.

A1: Der Vogel bewegt seinen Schwanz hin und her.

A1: The bird moves its tail back and forth.

B1: Mein Bruder hat sich den Schwanz gebrochen, als er Fahrrad gefahren ist.

B1: My brother broke his tail when he was riding a bike.

B2: Ich werde meinen Schwanz schütteln, um meine Freude auszudrücken.

B2: I will wag my tail to express my joy.

B2: Er hatte seinen Schwanz zwischen die Beine geklemmt, weil er Angst hatte.

B2: He had tucked his tail between his legs because he was scared.

C1: Nachdem der Hund sein Futter gegessen hatte, wedelte er mit seinem Schwanz vor Freude.

C1: After the dog finished eating its food, it wagged its tail in joy.

C1: Sie hätte ihren Schwanz nicht verletzt, wenn sie vorsichtiger gewesen wäre.

C1: She wouldn't have injured her tail if she had been more careful.

C2: Der Löwe schlug mit seinem mächtigen Schwanz auf den Boden, um seine Dominanz zu zeigen.

C2: The lion struck the ground with its mighty tail to show its dominance.

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In German, the word Schwanz can have two different meanings depending on the context. The first meaning is 'tail', which refers to the appendage at the end of an animal's body. For example, when talking about a dog's tail, you can use the word Schwanz. The second meaning of Schwanz is 'penis'. This usage is considered vulgar and offensive, so it is important to be cautious when using this word in conversation.

It is worth noting that the word Schwanz is often used as a slang term for 'penis' in colloquial language. While some people may use it casually among friends, it is generally not appropriate to use in formal or polite settings. It is always important to consider the context and audience before using any potentially offensive words.

Additionally, Schwanz can also be used metaphorically to describe someone who is cowardly or lacking courage. This usage is derived from the idea that a tail represents a symbol of fear or submission in certain animals. However, it is important to be aware that using this metaphorical sense of Schwanz can still be seen as derogatory or insulting.

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