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age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • one of the stages of life
  • part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time
  • advanced period of life; latter part of life
das Alter (Pl.: die Alter) {m} ˈaltn̩, ˈaltɐ
age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • great period in the history of the Earth
die Ära (Pl.: die Ären) {f} ˈɛːʁa
das Zeitalter (Pl.: die Zeitalter) {n} ˈt͡saɪ̯tˌʔaltɐ
age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • particular period of time in history
die Epoche (Pl.: die Epochen) {f} eˈpɔxə
die Periode (Pl.: die Perioden) {f} peˈʁi̯oːdə
die Zeit (Pl.: die Zeiten) {f} t͡saɪ̯t
age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • generation
die Generation (Pl.: die Generationen) {f} ɡeneʁaˈt͡si̯oːn
age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • whole duration of a being
die Lebenszeit (Pl.: die Lebenszeiten) {f} ˈleːbn̩sˌt͡saɪ̯t
age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • time of life at which one attains full personal rights and capacities
die Volljährigkeit (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} ˈfɔljɛːʁɪçkaɪ̯t
age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • intransitive: become old
altern ˈaltɐn
reifen ˈʁaɪ̯fn̩
vergreisen fɛɐ̯ˈɡʁaɪ̯zn̩
age /eɪd͡ʒ/
  • transitive: cause to grow old
altern lassen
old age
  • latter part of life
das Alter (Pl.: die Alter) {m} ˈaltn̩, ˈaltɐ
hohes Alter
Middle Ages /ˌmɪdl̩ ˈeɪdʒɪz/
  • historical period
Mittelalter
Iron Age /ˈʌɪən eɪdʒ/
  • archaeology
Eisenzeit
ice age
  • period of extensive glaciation (glacial period)
die Eiszeit (Pl.: die Eiszeiten) {f} ˈaɪ̯sˌt͡saɪ̯t
ice age
  • period of glaciation at the poles
das Eiszeitalter (Pl.: die Eiszeitalter) {n} ˈaɪ̯st͡saɪ̯tˌʔaltɐ
Stone Age /ˈstoʊn ˌeɪdʒ/, /ˈstəʊn ˌeɪdʒ/
  • prehistoric period
Steinzeit
of age
  • old enough to be considered an adult
volljährig ˈfɔlˌjɛːʁɪç
Bronze Age
  • archaeology
Bronzezeit
middle age
  • the period of life between youth and old age
das Mittelalter (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈmɪtl̩ˌʔaltɐ
Atomic Age /əˈtɑːmɪk ˌeɪd͡ʒ/, /əˈtɒmɪk ˌeɪd͡ʒ/
  • era during which nuclear energy was developed
Atomzeitalter
nuclear age
  • age when nuclear technology was developed
das Atomzeitalter (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} aˈtoːmt͡saɪ̯tˌʔaltɐ
age of majority
  • age at which the rights and privileges of an adult are legally granted
die Volljährigkeit (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} ˈfɔljɛːʁɪçkaɪ̯t
Volljährigkeitsalter
aging /ˈeɪ.dʒɪŋ/
  • becoming elderly
alternd
aging /ˈeɪ.dʒɪŋ/
  • the process of becoming older or more mature
das Altern (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈaltɐn
Late Middle Ages
  • Translations
Spätmittelalter
Early Middle Ages
  • Translations
Frühmittelalter
High Middle Ages
  • period of European history, between the Early Middle Ages and the Late Middle Ages, that saw great social and political change
Hochmittelalter
stone-age
  • belonging in the Stone Age
steinzeitlich ˈʃtaɪ̯nt͡saɪ̯tlɪç
coming of age
  • person's journey from childhood to adulthood
das Erwachsenwerden (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ɛɐ̯ˈvaksn̩ˌveːɐ̯dn̩
age before beauty
  • Translations
Alter vor Schönheit
Viking Age
  • period from 8th to 11th century in Europe
Wikingerzeit
aged /eɪdʒd/, /ˈeɪ.dʒɪd/ gealtert ɡəˈʔaltɐt
-age /ɪdʒ/, /ɑʒ/ -age
age limit die Altersgrenze (Pl.: die Altersgrenzen) {f} ˈaltɐsˌɡʁɛnt͡sə
ageing der Alterungsprozess (Pl.: die Alterungsprozesse) {m} ˈaltəʁʊŋspʁoˌt͡sɛs
Ice Age das Eiszeitalter (Pl.: die Eiszeitalter) {n} ˈaɪ̯st͡saɪ̯tˌʔaltɐ
new-age neuzeitlich ˈnɔɪ̯ˌt͡saɪ̯tlɪç
middle-aged
  • of, or relating to middle age
mittleren Alters
golden age
  • time of progress and achievement
goldenes Zeitalter
Age of Enlightenment
  • period of history
Zeitalter der Aufklärung
space age
  • current historical period which started with the launch of the Sputnik
Weltraumzeitalter
age-mate
  • one who is the same age as another
Gleichaltriger
age of consent
  • an age at which one is legally mature enough to have sex
Schutzalter
age group
  • demographic grouping based on age
Altersgruppe
Dark Ages
  • historic period
Dunkle Jahrhunderte
act one's age
  • to be mature and not childish
sich seinem Alter entsprechend benehmen
full age volljährig ˈfɔlˌjɛːʁɪç
old-age pension das Ruhegeld (Pl.: die Ruhegelder) {n} ˈʁuːəˌɡɛlt
old-age poverty die Altersarmut (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} ˈaltɐsˌʔaʁmuːt
pensionable age das Renteneintrittsalter (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈʁɛntn̩ʔaɪ̯ntʁɪt͡sˌʔaltɐ
spirit of the age der Zeitgeist (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {m} ˈt͡saɪ̯tˌɡaɪ̯st
from an early age von klein auf
wisdom of old age die Altersweisheit (Pl.: die Altersweisheiten) {f} ˈaltɐsˌvaɪ̯shaɪ̯t
of full age mündig ˈmʏndɪk, ˈmʏndɪç
age pyramid die Bevölkerungspyramide (Pl.: die Bevölkerungspyramiden) {f} bəˈfœlkəʁʊŋspyʁaˌmiːdə
age pattern die Altersstruktur (Pl.: die Altersstrukturen) {f} ˈaltɐsʃtʁʊkˌtuːɐ̯, ˈaltɐsstʁʊkˌtuːɐ̯
poverty in old age die Altersarmut (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} ˈaltɐsˌʔaʁmuːt
age discrimination die Altersdiskriminierung (Pl.: die Altersdiskriminierungen) {f} ˈaltɐsdɪskʁimiˌniːʁʊŋ
symptom of old age die Alterserscheinung (Pl.: die Alterserscheinungen) {f} ˈaltɐsʔɛɐ̯ˌʃaɪ̯nʊŋ
retirement age die Altersgrenze (Pl.: die Altersgrenzen) {f} ˈaltɐsˌɡʁɛnt͡sə
age difference der Altersunterschied (Pl.: die Altersunterschiede) {m} ˈaltɐsˌʔʊntɐʃiːt
atomic age das Atomzeitalter (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} aˈtoːmt͡saɪ̯tˌʔaltɐ
modern age die Moderne (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {f} moˈdɛʁnə
aged /eɪdʒd/, /ˈeɪ.dʒɪd/
  • old
bejahrt bəˈjaːɐ̯t
coming-of-age
  • of a person's journey
Wachstum
Deutsch English
-age
  • nachgestelltes Wortbildungselement, das oftmals das Ergebnis einer Aktion bezeichnet, wie sie im zugrundeliegenden Verb beschrieben ist
-age /ɪdʒ/, /ɑʒ/
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