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English translation of 'Vergnügen'

Vergnügen

[fɛɐˈɡnyːɡn ]
neuter nounWord forms: Vergnügens genitive , Vergnügen plural
(Freude, Genuss) pleasure
(Spaß) fun no indef art
(Erheiterung) amusement
das macht or bereitet mir Vergnügen I enjoy it
sich dative ein Vergnügen aus etw machen to get pleasure from (doing) sth
für ihn ist es ein Vergnügen, nachts durch die menschenleeren Straßen zu wandern he enjoys wandering around the empty streets at night
ich laufe jeden Tag eine halbe Stunde nur zum Vergnügen I run for half an hour each day just for pleasure
das war ein teures Vergnügen (informal) that was an expensive bit of fun
mit Vergnügen with pleasure
mit größtem or dem größten Vergnügen with the greatest of pleasure
(na dann) viel Vergnügen! (also ironic) enjoy yourself/yourselves!
wir wünschen Ihnen bei der Show viel Vergnügen we hope you enjoy the show
mit wem habe ich das Vergnügen? (formal) with whom do I have the pleasure of speaking? (geh)
es ist mir ein Vergnügen it is a pleasure for me

vergnügen

[fɛɐˈɡnyːɡn ]Word forms: vergnügt past participle
Verb Table transitive verb
to amuse
Verb Table reflexive verb
to enjoy oneself
sich mit jdm/etw vergnügen to amuse oneself with sb/sth
sich mit Lesen/Tennis vergnügen to amuse oneself by reading/playing tennis
sich an etw dative vergnügen to be amused by sth
see also vergnügt

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'Vergnügen' in Other Languages

British English: delight /dɪˈlaɪt/ NOUN
Delight is a feeling of very great pleasure.
The little girls giggled with delight.
  • American English: delight
  • Arabic: بَهْجَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: prazer
  • Chinese: 高兴
  • Croatian: razdraganost
  • Czech: slast
  • Danish: fornøjelse
  • Dutch: genot
  • European Spanish: deleite
  • Finnish: ilo
  • French: délice
  • German: Vergnügen
  • Greek: απόλαυση
  • Italian: gioia
  • Japanese: 大喜び
  • Korean: 기쁨
  • Norwegian: fornøyelse
  • Polish: rozkosz
  • European Portuguese: prazer
  • Romanian: încântare
  • Russian: наслаждение
  • Spanish: deleite
  • Swedish: glädje
  • Thai: ความยินดี
  • Turkish: haz
  • Ukrainian: задоволення
  • Vietnamese: sự vui sướng
British English: pleasure /ˈplɛʒə/ NOUN
If something gives you pleasure, you get a feeling of happiness, satisfaction, or enjoyment from it.
Everybody takes pleasure in eating.
  • American English: pleasure
  • Arabic: سُرور
  • Brazilian Portuguese: prazer
  • Chinese: 愉快
  • Croatian: zadovoljstvo
  • Czech: potěšení
  • Danish: fornøjelse
  • Dutch: plezier
  • European Spanish: placer
  • Finnish: ilo
  • French: plaisir
  • German: Vergnügen
  • Greek: ευχαρίστηση
  • Italian: piacere
  • Japanese: 楽しみ
  • Korean: 기쁨
  • Norwegian: fornøyelse
  • Polish: przyjemność
  • European Portuguese: prazer
  • Romanian: plăcere
  • Russian: удовольствие
  • Spanish: placer
  • Swedish: nöje
  • Thai: ความปิติยินดี
  • Turkish: zevk
  • Ukrainian: задоволення
  • Vietnamese: thú vui
British English: amusement NOUN
Amusement is the feeling that you have when you think that something is funny or amusing.
He stopped and watched with amusement to see the child so absorbed.
British English: enjoyment NOUN
Enjoyment is the feeling of pleasure that you have when you do something that you like.
I apologize if your enjoyment of the film was spoiled.

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Translation of Vergnügen from the Collins German to English
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