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English translation of 'wirbeln'

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wirbeln

[ˈvɪrbln ]
Verb Table intransitive verb
1.  auxiliary 'sein' [Mensch, Wasser etc] to whirl
[Laub, Rauch] to swirl
2. 
mir wirbelt der Kopf (informal) my head is spinning
3.  [Trommeln etc] to roll

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Example Sentences Including 'wirbeln'

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Das bedeutet, daß der nach dem HSV-Spiel Hals über Kopf in die Mannschaft gerückte Michael Mason wieder neben Marin im Angriff zu wirbeln versuchen soll.
Die Tageszeitung (1998)
Ihre schlurfenden Schritte wirbeln in der nur notdürftig gefegten ehemaligen Revierwache 11 an der Kirchenallee den Staub auf.
Die Tageszeitung (1997)
Mit den Russinnen und den vom letztjährigen " Ladies First"-Turnier bekannten Amerikanerinnen wirbeln zwei der Top-Favoriten-Teams auf den Weltmeistertitel unter den Körben.
Die Tageszeitung (1998)

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'wirbeln' in Other Languages

British English: swirl VERB
If you swirl something liquid or flowing, or if it swirls, it moves round and round quickly.
She smiled, swirling the liquid in her glass.
  • American English: swirl
  • Brazilian Portuguese: redemoinhar
  • Chinese: 使快速旋流液态、流动的物质
  • European Spanish: arremolinarse
  • French: faire tourner
  • German: wirbeln
  • Italian: girare vorticosamente
  • Japanese: ぐるぐるかき混ぜる/渦を巻く
  • Korean: 물 등을 소용돌이 치게 하다
  • European Portuguese: redemoinhar
  • Spanish: arremolinarse
British English: whirl VERB
If something or someone whirls around or if you whirl them around, they move around or turn around very quickly.
Not receiving an answer, she whirled round.
  • American English: whirl
  • Brazilian Portuguese: fazer girar
  • Chinese: 快速旋转
  • European Spanish: dar vueltas
  • French: virevolter
  • German: wirbeln
  • Italian: girarsi di scatto
  • Japanese: ぐるぐる回す/ぐるぐる回る
  • Korean: 빙빙 돌리다
  • European Portuguese: fazer girar
  • Spanish: dar vueltas

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Translation of wirbeln from the Collins German to English
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