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German - English (British) translations for "Teil"

"Teil" German translation




Teil is a German noun that translates to 'part' or 'piece' in English. It refers to a component or segment of a whole entity.

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Meaning: part

Ich habe nur einen Teil der Aufgabe erledigt.

I have only completed part of the task.

Meaning: share

Jeder Mitarbeiter erhält einen Teil des Gewinns.

Each employee receives a share of the profit.

Meaning: piece

Kannst du mir bitte ein Teil von dem Kuchen geben?

Can you please give me a piece of the cake?

Meaning: component

Das defekte Teil muss ausgetauscht werden.

The defective component needs to be replaced.

Meaning: section

Der Text ist in mehrere Teile unterteilt.

The text is divided into several sections.


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A1: Ich habe einen Teil meines Geldes gespart.

A1: I saved a part of my money.

A1: Kannst du mir einen Teil von deinem Kuchen geben?

A1: Can you give me a part of your cake?

A1: Wir haben den ersten Teil des Films gesehen.

A1: We watched the first part of the movie.

B1: Der größte Teil der Bevölkerung ist mit der Regierung unzufrieden.

B1: The majority of the population is dissatisfied with the government.

B1: Ein Teil der Arbeitnehmer hat sich für eine Gehaltserhöhung eingesetzt.

B1: Some of the employees advocated for a salary increase.

B2: Die Veranstaltung war in zwei Teile gegliedert.

B2: The event was divided into two parts.

B2: Ein großer Teil des Buches handelt von ihrer Reise nach Afrika.

B2: A large portion of the book is about her trip to Africa.

C1: Der erste Teil des Experiments wurde erfolgreich abgeschlossen.

C1: The first part of the experiment was successfully completed.

C1: Ein wesentlicher Teil des Projekts besteht darin, die Daten zu analysieren.

C1: An essential part of the project involves analyzing the data.

C2: Der Teil des Gedichts, den sie rezitierte, war besonders bewegend.

C2: The part of the poem she recited was particularly moving.

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In everyday language, Teil is used to describe a part of something that has been divided into smaller sections. For example, if you were to divide a cake into slices, each slice would be considered a Teil of the cake. Similarly, if you were to take apart a machine, each individual component would be referred to as a Teil.

Teil can also be used in more abstract contexts. For instance, it can refer to a portion of time, such as a Teil des Tages (part of the day) or a Teil des Jahres (part of the year). In this sense, it is similar to the English word 'portion'.

It's worth noting that there are several compound words in German that use Teil as their root, such as Teilkostenrechnung (partial cost accounting) and Teilverkauf (partial sale). These words all relate to the idea of dividing something into smaller parts.

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