German - English

English translation of 'Heil'


[hail ]
neuter nounWord forms: Heils genitive, no plural
1.  (Wohlergehen) wellbeing
sein Heil bei jdm versuchen (informal) to try one’s luck with sb
jdm Heil und Segen wünschen to wish sb every blessing
2.  (ecclesiastical) (figurative) salvation
sein Heil in etw dative suchen to seek one’s salvation in sth
sein Heil in der Flucht suchen to flee for one’s life
Heil! hail! (dated)
Heil dem König! long live or God save the King!
Heil Hitler! (Nazism) heil Hitler!
Berg/Ski/Petri Heil! good climbing/skiing/fishing!


hail! (dated)
See also Heil


[hail ]
1.  (unverletzt)
[Mensch] unhurt
[Glieder] unbroken
[Haut] undamaged
wieder heil sein/werden (wieder gesund) to be/get better again; [Wunde] to have healed/to heal up; [Knochen] to have mended/to mend
heil machen (informal)(heilen) to make better; (reparieren) to fix
mit heilen Gliedern or heil am Ziel ankommen to reach the finish without breaking any bones
mit heiler Haut davonkommen to escape unscathed
2.  (informal) (ganz) intact
die Uhr ist wieder heil the clock’s back in working order
die heile Welt an ideal world (without problems, uncertainties etc)
(unverletzt) all in one piece
heil nach Hause kommen to get home safe and sound
etw heil überstehen [Unfall] to come through sth without a scratch; [Prüfung] to get through sth

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'Heil' in Other Languages

British English: salvation NOUN
In Christianity, salvation is the fact that Christ has saved a person from evil.
The church's message of salvation has changed the lives of many.
British English: medicinal ADJECTIVE
Medicinal substances or substances with medicinal effects can be used to treat and cure illnesses.
...medicinal plants.


Translation of Heil from the Collins German to English
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