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English-German translation for: [Christmas]
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Dictionary English German: [Christmas]

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English German
festive {adj} [Christmas]
quote [quote from a popular German TV sketch, used to express that everything was better in the past; literally: "There was more lametta (on the Christmas tree) in the old days."]Früher war mehr Lametta. [Loriot, aus „Weihnachten bei Hoppenstedts“; verallgemeinert verwendet im Sinne von „Früher war alles besser.“]
to decorate [Christmas tree, etc]
anputzen [schmücken]
to decorate sth. [e.g. Christmas tree]etw. putzen [veraltend] [z. B. Christbaum]
baubles [Christmas tree decorations]
Weihnachtskugeln {pl}
bauble [esp. Br.] [Christmas tree ball]
Christbaumkugel {f}
gastr. [spiced biscuit in the shape of a human or other figure, eaten at Christmas]
Spekulatius {m}
gastr. [carp eaten at Christmas]
Weihnachtskarpfen {m}
gastr. stollen [oblong German Christmas fruitcake]
Stollen {m}
lametta [long narrow strips for Christmas decoration]
Lametta {n}
[old-fashioned Christmas gingerbread cookie]
Printe {f} [Weihnachts-Gebäck]
[the period of Christmas Day and Boxing Day] [Br.]
Weihnachtstage {pl}
[the twelve nights after Christmas]
Raunächte {pl} [österr.] [südd.]
[Christmas and new year period]Jahresendtage {pl}
gastr. [Christmas cookie / biscuit]Spitzbube {m} [Weihnachtsgebäck, bes. Süddeutschland, Österreich, Schweiz]
[Joseph and Mary asking for lodging, Christmas custom]Herbergssuche {f} [Weihnachtsbrauch]
mining [last shift on Christmas Eve in a mine]Mettenschicht {f}
mus. [practice of singing by turn the lines of the Christmas hymn "Quem pastores" by four soloists or choirs]Quempas-Singen {n}
[small red apple historically used as Christmas decoration]Weihnachtsapfel {m} [ugs.]
gastr. [Swiss Christmas cookies]Totenbeinli {pl} [schweiz. Weihnachtsgebäck]
[the Advent and Christmas season]die stade Zeit {f} [fig.] [bayer.] [österr.] [die stille Zeit; die Advents- und Weihnachtszeit]
[tongue-in-cheek term for Christmas used in the former GDR]Jahresendzeitfest {n} [DDR-Sprachgebrauch] [hum.] [Weihnachten]
relig. [traditional Christmas display from the Ore Mountains of Germany]Weihnachtsberg {m}
[traditional thorough house cleaning before Christmas]Weihnachtsputz {m} [Hausputz]
ethn. relig. [twelve nights between Christmas Eve and Epiphany]Rauhnächte {pl} [alt]
gastr. Dominostein [sweet gingerbread pastry, sold during Christmas season in Germany and Austria]Dominostein {m} [würfelförmiges Lebkuchengebäck mit je einer Schicht Marzipan und Fruchtmark]
hollies [branches of the holly (used for Christmas decoration)]Stechpalmenzweige {pl} [bes. als Weihnachtsdekoration]
Santa [Father Christmas]Bulzermärtel {m} [ugs.] [fränkisch] [Weihnachtsmann]
geogr. Seiffen [town in Saxony famous for Christmas figurines]Seiffen {n}
2 Words: Others
laden with sth. {adj} [postpos.] [e.g. a Christmas tree laden with baubles]mit etw.Dat. behangen [z. B. ein mit Kugeln behangener Weihnachtsbaum]
2 Words: Nouns
(Christmas) bauble [Christmas tree decoration]Weihnachtskugel {f}
comm. travel (Dresden) Striezelmarkt [renowned German Christmas market](Dresdner) Striezelmarkt {m}
Christmas heart [Christmas tree decoration]Weihnachtsherz {n} [Weihnachtsbaumschmuck]
festive season {sg} [Br.] [Christmas]Weihnachtsfeiertage {pl}
gift table [at Christmas and on birthdays]Gabentisch {m}
relig. midnight Mass [on Christmas Eve]Christmette {f}
stocking filler [Br.] [small Christmas present]kleines Weihnachtsgeschenk {n}
stocking stuffer [Am.] [small Christmas present]kleines Weihnachtsgeschenk {n}
gastr. yule log [Christmas cake]Bismarckeiche {f} [Bûche de Noël, Weihnachtsgebäck]
gastr. yule log [Christmas cake]Julscheit {m} [auch: {n}] [Weihnachtsgebäck]
gastr. yule log [Christmas cake]Weihnachtsbaumstamm {m} [Weihnachtsgebäck]
gastr. yule log [Christmas cake]Bûche de Noël {f} [selten {m}] [Weihnachtsgebäck]
3 Words: Nouns
gastr. bûche de Noël [Christmas cake]Bûche de Noël {m} [Weihnachtsdessert]
gastr. bûche de Noël [traditional Christmas cake]Weihnachtsscheit {m} [auch: {n}] [Weihnachtsgebäck]
distribution of presents [at Christmas]Bescherung {f} [Weihnachten]
house-visiting wassail [door-to-door singing of Christmas carols][Haus-zu-Haus-Singen an den Weihnachtstagen bzw. Dreikönig]
4 Words: Nouns
handing out of presents [at Christmas]Bescherung {f} [Weihnachten]
5+ Words: Nouns
med. hereditary factor IX deficiency disease [Christmas disease]Faktor-IX-Mangelkrankheit {f}
Fiction (Literature and Film)
F and a partridge in a pear tree [hum.] [end of a long list; from "The Twelve Days of Christmas"][und ein Rebhuhn in einem Birnbaum] [hum.]
F Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder [or Donner] and Blitzen [Santa Claus' reindeer in 'The Night Before Christmas', 1823]Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner [oder Donder] und Blitzen [oder Blitz] [Rentiere des Weihnachtsmannes]
mus. F O Christmas tree [Christmas carol]O Tannenbaum [Weihnachtslied]
mus. F Oh Christmas tree [Christmas carol]O Tannenbaum [Weihnachtslied]
mus. F Ring, Little Bell [German Christmas carol]Kling, Glöckchen, klingelingeling [deutsches Weihnachtslied]
mus. F The Twelve Days of Christmas [English Christmas carol]Die Zwölf Weihnachtstage [traditionelles Weihnachtslied]
mus. F White Christmas [I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas]Weiße Weihnacht [Süß singt der Engelchor]
lit. F Ebenezer Scrooge [bitter old miser in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens]Ebenezer Scrooge {m} [alter, grantiger Geizhalz aus „Eine Weihnachtsgeschichte“ von Charles Dickens]
Taxa/Species (Animals, Plants, Fungi)
bot. T
bot. T
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