English-German translation for "thirst"

"thirst" German translation

thirst
[θəː(r)st]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Durstmasculine | Maskulinum m
    thirst
    thirst
examples
  • to suffer from thirst
    Durst leiden
    to suffer from thirst
  • to die of (or | oderod from) thirst
    to die of (or | oderod from) thirst
  • to have a thirst familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
    (einen) Durst haben
    to have a thirst familiar, informal | umgangssprachlichumg
  • Durstmasculine | Maskulinum m
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    Begierdefeminine | Femininum f
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    Gierfeminine | Femininum f
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    Verlangenneuter | Neutrum n
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    Suchtfeminine | Femininum f (for, of, after nach)
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
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thirst
[θəː(r)st]intransitive verb | intransitives Verb v/i

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  • dürsten, lechzen, gierig sein, verlangen (for, after nach)
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    thirst figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
  • thirst syn vgl. → see „long
    thirst syn vgl. → see „long
examples
to suffer thirst
to suffer thirst
to be parched with thirst
to be parched with thirst
to assuage thirst
to assuage thirst
sensation of thirst
insatiate thirst
unstillbarer Durst
insatiate thirst
Wir ertrinken in Informationen, aber wir hungern nach Wissen.
We drown in information but thirst for knowledge.
Source: Tatoeba
Weißt du, was es heißt, im Angesicht des Meeres vor Durst zu sterben?
Does anyone know what it means to die of thirst in front of the sea?
Source: Tatoeba
Ich lösche meinen Durst mit einem kalten Glas Wasser.
I quench my thirst with a cold glass of water.
Source: Tatoeba
Der Appetit kommt beim Essen; der Durst schwindet beim Trinken.
Appetite comes with eating, but the thirst goes away with drinking.
Source: Tatoeba
Es zeigt das Bild eines kleinen, verdurstenden Mädchens.
It's a picture of a little girl dying of thirst.
Source: TED
Diese Behörde ist von der Gier nach Macht getrieben.
This administration is driven by a thirst for power.
Source: Europarl
Ich antworte ebenso rhetorisch, daß dahinter eine krankhafte Gewinnsucht steht.
I will provide an answer to my own question: an insatiable thirst for profit.
Source: Europarl
Der Profit ist zu verlockend, und der Durst nach Energie ist zu groß.
The profits are too tempting, and the thirst for energy is too great.
Source: Europarl
Allerdings sind Millionen Menschen Hunger, Durst und Krankheit ausgesetzt.
However, millions of people are being abandoned to hunger, thirst and sickness.
Source: Europarl
Die Chinesen machen mit jedem Geschäfte, wenn nur der Durst nach Öl gelöscht wird.
The Chinese do business with anyone as long as it satisfies the thirst for oil.
Source: Europarl
Ich weiß ja, dass die Wissbegierde des Kollegen Cohn-Bendit unbegrenzt ist.
I am well aware that Mr Cohn-Bendit's thirst for knowledge knows no bounds.
Source: Europarl
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