German translation of 'age'
1. Alter nt
what is her age?, what age is she? wie alt ist sie?
he is ten years of age er ist zehn Jahre alt
at the age of 15, at age 15 mit 15 Jahren
at your age in deinem Alter
when I was your age als ich in deinem Alter war
but he’s twice your age aber er ist ja doppelt so alt wie du
she doesn’t look her age man sieht ihr ihr Alter nicht an
be or act your age! sei nicht kindisch!
bowed with age vom Alter gebeugt
to be of age volljährig sein
to come of age volljährig werden; (figurative) den Kinderschuhen entwachsen
under age minderjährig
age of consent (for marriage) Ehemündigkeitsalter nt
intercourse with girls under the age of consent Unzucht f mit Minderjährigen
3. (= period, epoch) Zeit(alter nt) f
the age of technology das technologische Zeitalter
the Stone age die Steinzeit
the Edwardian age die Zeit or Ära Edwards VII
down the ages durch alle Zeiten
4. (informal) (= long time)
an age eine Ewigkeit (inf)
I haven’t seen him for ages or for an age ich habe ihn eine Ewigkeit nicht gesehen (inf)
to take ages eine Ewigkeit dauern (inf); [person] ewig brauchen (inf)
alt werden ⧫ altern
[wine, cheese] reifen
you have aged du bist alt geworden
1. [worry etc] altern lassen
2. [wine, cheese] reifen lassen
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Example Sentences Including 'age'
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Limbs stiff with age, the feral dog broke from his hiding place in a patch of ferns, lunging at the larva.MINUTES TO BURN (2002)
He'd never known his father, and his mother had also died at a young age.THE KEYS OF HELL (2002)
The hips and thighs were thickened by age, and her skin was showing signs of decay.TREASON KEEP (2002)
Wilshere had stepped out of a novel from a different, more romantic age.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
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'age' in Other Languages
British English: age /eɪdʒ/ NOUN
Your age is the number of years that you have lived.
She has a nephew who is just ten years of age.
- American English: age
- Arabic: عُمْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: idade
- Chinese: 年龄
- Croatian: dob
- Czech: věk
- Danish: alder
- Dutch: leeftijd
- European Spanish: edad
- Finnish: ikä
- French: âge
- German: Alter
- Greek: ηλικία
- Italian: età
- Japanese: 年齢
- Korean: 나이
- Norwegian: alder
- Polish: wiek
- European Portuguese: idade
- Romanian: vârstă
- Russian: возраст
- Spanish: edad
- Swedish: ålder
- Thai: อายุ
- Turkish: yaş yıl
- Ukrainian: вік
- Vietnamese: tuổi
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