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"Zeichen" German translation





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Meaning: sign

Bitte beachten Sie das Stoppschild.

Please pay attention to the stop sign.

Meaning: character

Das chinesische Alphabet besteht aus vielen Zeichen.

The Chinese alphabet consists of many characters.

Meaning: mark

Der rote Fleck auf dem Papier ist ein Zeichen für Blut.

The red spot on the paper is a mark indicating blood.

Meaning: signal

Das grüne Licht ist ein Zeichen dafür, dass man gehen kann.

The green light is a signal that you can go.

Meaning: symbol

Die Taube ist ein Zeichen des Friedens.

The dove is a symbol of peace.


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A1: Das Zeichen steht für Liebe.

A1: The symbol stands for love.

A1: Kannst du das Zeichen auf der Karte finden?

A1: Can you find the sign on the map?

A1: Er hat ein Zeichen an die Tür gehängt.

A1: He hung a sign on the door.

B1: Das Zeichen auf dem Bildschirm blinkt.

B1: The symbol on the screen is blinking.

B1: Sie hat mir ein Zeichen gegeben, dass ich gehen soll.

B1: She gave me a sign to leave.

B1: Die Polizei hat das Zeichen des Täters erkannt.

B1: The police recognized the perpetrator's mark/sign.

C1: Das Zeichen der Zeit ist deutlich erkennbar.

C1: The signs of the times are clearly recognizable.

C1: Der Künstler setzt mit seinen Werken ein politisches Zeichen.

C1: The artist is making a political statement with his works.

C1: Die Veränderungen sind ein Zeichen für den Fortschritt.

C1: The changes are a sign of progress.

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The German noun 'Zeichen' can be translated to English as 'sign' or 'symbol'. It refers to a visual representation that conveys meaning or communicates information.

In everyday life, we encounter various types of Zeichen. For example, traffic signs on the road provide important instructions and warnings to drivers. In written language, punctuation marks such as commas, periods, and question marks are also considered Zeichen as they indicate pauses, endings, or interrogative sentences.

Additionally, Zeichen can be found in mathematics and science. Mathematical symbols like plus (+), minus (-), and equals (=) are used to represent operations or relationships between numbers. In chemistry, chemical formulas consist of Zeichen that represent elements and their proportions in a compound.

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