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German - English (British) translations for "weiß"

"weiß" German translation




The German adjective weiß means 'white' in English.

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Meaning: color

Das Haus ist weiß.

The house is white.

Meaning: blank

Das Blatt Papier ist noch weiß.

The sheet of paper is still blank.

Meaning: innocent

Sie ist unschuldig und weiß von nichts.

She is innocent and knows nothing.

Meaning: knowledgeable

Er ist ein weißer Experte auf diesem Gebiet.

He is a knowledgeable expert in this field.

Meaning: pure

Die weiße Lilie symbolisiert Reinheit.

The white lily symbolizes purity.


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A1: Das Hemd ist weiß.

The shirt is white.

A1: Die Wolken sind weiß.

The clouds are white.

A1: Der Schnee ist weiß.

The snow is white.

B1: Ich trage ein weißes Kleid.

I am wearing a white dress.

B1: Sie hat sich die Haare weiß gefärbt.

She dyed her hair white.

B1: Die Wände in meinem Zimmer sind weiß gestrichen.

The walls in my room are painted white.

C1: Er hat den weißen Ball ins Tor geschossen.

He shot the white ball into the goal.

C1: Die Frau mit dem weißen Mantel ist meine Mutter.

The woman with the white coat is my mother.

C1: In der Kunst steht Weiß für Reinheit und Unschuld.

In art, white symbolizes purity and innocence.

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Weiß is a very common word in the German language and is used to describe the color white. It can be used to describe objects, animals, or even people who have a pale complexion.

In addition to its literal meaning, weiß can also be used figuratively to describe something that is pure, innocent, or unblemished. For example, someone might say 'Er hat eine weiße Weste' (He has a clean slate) to describe someone who has not done anything wrong.

It's important to note that the pronunciation of weiß can vary depending on the region in Germany. In some areas, it may be pronounced with a long 'i' sound like 'vice', while in others it may be pronounced with a short 'i' sound like 'vis'.

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