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English translation of 'mahlen'

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[ˈmaːlən ]Word forms: mahlte [ˈmaːltə ] preterite , gemahlen [ɡəˈmaːlən ] past participle
Verb Table transitive verb
to grind
Verb Table intransitive verb
to grind
[Räder] to spin

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Example Sentences Including 'mahlen'

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Alle mahlen sie den Kaffee in schlanken, türkischen Mühlen, sind mit der bosnischen Musik, dem rauhen Klima und den düsteren Bergen groß geworden.
Der Spiegel
Andreas Spannbauer Behördenmühlen mahlen nicht immer langsam.
Die Tageszeitung (1999)
Den Kaffee mahlen , brummte Schliebitz noch, dann war er aus dem Zimmer.
Thürk, Harry Sommer der toten Träume
Die Mühlen der Justiz mahlen langsam, noch langsamer kommen sie in Gang.
Die Tageszeitung (1995)
Doch die " Mühlen der Kirche mahlen langsam ", wie Volker Gilbert, kirchlicher Pressereferent des Sprengels Hamburg, zugibt.
Die Tageszeitung (1994)
Doch die Mühlen der Justiz mahlen bei aller Gemächlichkeit zuverlässig.
Die Tageszeitung (1998)
In dieser Hitze fluchst du mit Eis, sagt Adina, und Claras Backenknochen mahlen , ihre Zunge schlägt im Mund.
Müller, Herta Der Fuchs war damals schon der Jäger
kauen, kauen, mahlen , mahlen, sägen, sägen, raspeln, feilen, hacken Raubkäfer:
Alves, Eva-Maria Schwärzer

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'mahlen' in Other Languages

British English: grind /ɡraɪnd/ VERB
When something such as corn or coffee is ground, it is crushed until it becomes a fine powder.
...freshly ground coffee.
  • American English: grind
  • Arabic: يَطْحَن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: moer
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: mljeti
  • Czech: mlít kávu apod.
  • Danish: male
  • Dutch: malen
  • European Spanish: moler
  • Finnish: jauhaa
  • French: moudre
  • German: mahlen
  • Greek: αλέθω
  • Italian: macinare
  • Japanese: 挽く
  • Korean: ...을 갈아 (가루로) 만들다
  • Norwegian: kverne
  • Polish: zemleć
  • European Portuguese: moer
  • Romanian: a măcina
  • Russian: молоть
  • Spanish: moler
  • Swedish: mala
  • Thai: บด
  • Turkish: öğütmek
  • Ukrainian: молоти
  • Vietnamese: xay
British English: mill VERB
To mill something such as wheat or pepper means to grind it in a mill.
They do not have the capacity to mill the grain.
  • American English: mill
  • Brazilian Portuguese: moer
  • Chinese: 碾磨
  • European Spanish: moler
  • French: moudre
  • German: mahlen
  • Italian: macinare
  • Japanese: 製粉する
  • Korean: 제분하다
  • European Portuguese: moer
  • Spanish: moler


Translation of mahlen from the Collins German to English
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