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

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English German
devoted {adj} [wife, husband, mother, father]
uxorious {adj} [rare] [husband: having or showing a great fondness for his wife]
treuliebend [Ehemann]
to widow sb. [a wife]jdn. zur Witwe machen
to wive sb. [archaic] [to take sb. for a wife]jdn. zur Frau nehmen [heiraten]
spouse [wife]
Gattin {f} [geh.]
ex [coll.] [ex-girlfriend or ex-wife]
Ehemalige {f} [ugs.] [Ex-Ehefrau oder Ex-Freundin]
spouse [wife]
Gemahlin {f} [geh.]
consort [wife, esp. of a reigning monarch]
Gemahlin {f} [geh.] [bes. eines Herzogs, Königs etc.]
law uxoricide [murder of one's wife]
Uxorizid {m} [Mord an der Ehefrau]
journ. sports wag [Br.] [coll.] [wife of a high-profile footballer]
Fußballerfrau {f} [leicht pej.]
ex [coll.] [former wife, girlfriend, or other partner in a relationship]
Verflossene {f} [ugs.] [frühere Ehefrau, Freundin, Lebensgefährtin]
agr. jobs relig. [church supplied farm helper as a stand-in for a farmer's wife during illness, etc.]
Dorfhelferin {f}
baroness [baron's wife]
Freifrau {f} <Frfr., Ffr.>
hist. [gift from husband to wife after the wedding night]Morgengabe {f}
[obs. / archaic: mother's sister or wife of mother's brother]Base {f} [veraltet] [Schwester der Mutter oder Frau des Bruders der Mutter]
baroness [baron's wife]Baronin {f}
law desertion [of wife or family]böswilliges Verlassen {n} [veraltet] [der Ehefrau oder Familie]
helpmeet [female] [companion and helper] [esp. wife]Begleiterin und Gehilfin [bes. Ehefrau]
myth. Jocasta [wife of Laius, King of Thebes]Iokaste {f} [Frau des Laios, König von Theben]
hist. Theophanu [Empress of the Holy Roman Empire, wife of Otto II]Theophanu {f} [Kaiserin des Heiligen Römischen Reiches, Frau Ottos II.]
2 Words: Verbs
to cheat on sb. [coll.] [wife, boyfriend, etc.]jdm. fremdgehen [ugs.]
to cheat on sb. [wife, boyfriend, etc.]jdn. betrügen
2 Words: Nouns
law (malicious) abandonment [of wife or family]böswilliges Verlassen {n} [veraltet] [die Ehefrau oder Familie]
Mrs. Right [esp. Am.] [hum.] [destined wife]die Richtige {f} [ugs.] [die richtige Frau / Partnerin, die Zukünftige]
Queen consort [British king's wife]Königsgemahlin {f} [geh.]
royal couple [prince and his wife]Prinzenpaar {n} [Prinz und Gemahlin]
sociol. Unverified trad wife [coll.] [traditional wife]traditionelle Ehefrau {f} [als Rollenbild]
3 Words: Others
... and his Jane [coll.] [often pej.] [said of a male person, referring to his girlfriend/wife]... und seine Tusnelda [hum.] [oft pej.]
3 Words: Nouns
one's old dutch [female] [Br.] [coll.] [esp. among cockneys: one's wife]jds. Olle {f} [regional] [salopp] [jds. Alte; jds. Ehefrau]
sister-in-law [spouse's brother's wife]Schwippschwägerin {f} [ugs.]
the old lady [coll.] [mother, wife, female boss]Olle {f} [ugs.] [bes. nordd.]
trouble (and strife) [cockney rhyming slang: wife][Cockney Rhyming Slang für: Ehefrau]
4 Words: Nouns
old ball and chain [slang] [fig.] [a burden or restain, e.g. a wife or job][der sprichwörtliche Mühlstein am Hals, z. B. eine Ehefrau oder ein Job]
5+ Words: Others
hist. law by right of his wife {adv} [Jure uxoris] [also: in right of a wife]aus dem Recht der Ehefrau
5+ Words: Verbs
bibl. to turn into a pillar of salt [idiom] [Lot's wife]zur Salzsäule erstarren [Redewendung] [Lots Weib]
5+ Words: Nouns
idiom She-who-must-be-obeyed <SWMBO> [hum. for: wife or female partner]Oberste Heeresleitung {f} <OHL> [hum. für: die eigene Ehefrau oder Partnerin]
Fiction (Literature and Film)
film F The Bishop's Wife [also: Cary and the Bishop's Wife] [Henry Koster]Jede Frau braucht einen Engel [auch: Engel sind überall]
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