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German translation of 'stair'

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[stɛəʳ ]
1.  (step) Stufe f
2.  usually plural (stairway) Treppe fStiege f (Aus)
at the top of the stairs oben an der Treppe

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Example Sentences Including 'stair'

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Her short legs had seemed to have been mounting hundreds of stairs.
Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess (1905)
Under the stairs in one of the dormitories some unknown hand had written.
Brian Thompson DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)
On two of three sets of stairs, shrouded women stood like statues.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Stand with one foot on a bench or stair and one on the floor.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The property was in a dreadful condition with no floors or stairs and was slipping into ruin.
The Sun (2012)
The spiral stairs threading through the building are also all of wood, each a little marvel of ingenious construction.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There are steep stairs to four floors and beautiful antiques throughout.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
There is a fire door at the bottom of the stairs to the loft room.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They meet at the bottom of the stairs.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We stopped having stairs on sets after that.
The Sun (2013)
You can climb the stairs to various floors that still contain the mill machinery.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Aislinn resisted only lightly as he drew her with him up the stone stairs.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
The voice was muffled but grew louder as unsteady feet mounted the stairs.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
The sour smell of weed hits them as they climb the stairs.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Take the stairs instead of the lift.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There is rather a nice green carpet on the stairs.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
When she descends the stairs in the morning she needs cheesy background music.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Another item for preservation is a notice on the spiral stair to the attic.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He will shortly descend the stairs of the restaurant backwards.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The stairs leading to the ground floor are a highlight.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We went up a flight of narrow stairs.
Christianity Today (2000)

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Used Occasionally. stair is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'stair' in Other Languages

British English: stair NOUN
Stairs are a set of steps inside a building which go from one floor to another.
They began to climb the stairs.
  • American English: stair
  • Brazilian Portuguese: escada
  • Chinese: > 楼梯建筑物内楼层之间的
  • European Spanish: escaleras
  • French: escalier
  • German: Treppe
  • Italian: scale
  • Japanese: 階段
  • Korean: > 계단한 단 한 단의
  • European Portuguese: escadas
  • Latin American Spanish: escaleras


Translation of stair from the Collins English to German
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