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death /dɛθ/
  • cessation of life
  • personification of death
der Tod (Pl.: die Tode) {m}
death /dɛθ/
  • collapse or end
der Tod (Pl.: die Tode) {m}
der Untergang (Pl.: die Untergänge) {m}
death /dɛθ/
  • Tarot
der Tod
der Tod (Pl.: die Tode) {m}
death penalty
  • state punishment of death
die Todesstrafe (Pl.: die Todesstrafen) {f}
  • the personification of death
Freund Hain
death knell
  • tolling of a bell announcing death
die Totenglocke (Pl.: die Totenglocken) {f}
sudden infant death syndrome
  • medical syndrome
Kindstod {m}
death sentence
  • sentence
das Todesurteil (Pl.: die Todesurteile) {n}
  • a human skull, as symbol of death
der Totenkopf (Pl.: die Totenköpfe) {m}
cause of death
  • official cause of a human death
die Todesursache (Pl.: die Todesursachen) {f}
near-death experience
  • experience by people whose heart and brain have temporarily ceased to function
die Nahtoderfahrung (Pl.: die Nahtoderfahrungen) {f}
crib death
  • the unexplained death of a baby usually while sleeping
Kindstod {m}
angel of death
  • personification of death in fiction and in art
der Todesengel (Pl.: die Todesengel) {m}
death certificate
  • document
die Sterbeurkunde (Pl.: die Sterbeurkunden) {f}
der Totenschein (Pl.: die Totenscheine) {m}
cot death
  • unexplained death of a baby, usually while sleeping
Kindstod {m}
death cap
  • Amanita phalloides
Grüner Knollenblätterpilz {m}
Black Death
  • 14th century pandemic outbreak
schwarzer Tod
death toll
  • the number of dead as a result of a war, natural disaster or other incident
Blutzoll {m}
Zahl der Todesopfer
death wish
  • desire for the death of oneself or of someone else
der Todeswunsch (Pl.: die Todeswünsche) {m}
death mask
  • plaster or similar cast
die Totenmaske (Pl.: die Totenmasken) {f}
death march
  • forced movement of people in such circumstances that many die during the journey
der Todesmarsch (Pl.: die Todesmärsche) {m}
brain death der Hirntod (Pl.: die Hirntode) {m}
death birth die Totgeburt (Pl.: die Totgeburten) {f}
to death todmüde
death tax die Erbschaftssteuer (Pl.: die Erbschaftssteuern) {f}
death bell die Totenglocke (Pl.: die Totenglocken) {f}
death cell die Todeszelle (Pl.: die Todeszellen) {f}
death-mask die Totenmaske (Pl.: die Totenmasken) {f}
die a thousand deaths tausend Tode sterben
language death der Sprachtod (Pl.: die Sprachtode) {m}
cerebral death der Hirntod (Pl.: die Hirntode) {m}
death of brain der Hirntod (Pl.: die Hirntode) {m}
bleed to death verbluten
blue screen of death
  • screen indicating a system error
death camp
  • facility
das Vernichtungslager (Pl.: die Vernichtungslager) {n}
at death's door
  • about to die
an der Schwelle des Todes
sudden death
  • instantaneous death
plötzlicher Tod
till death do us part
  • phrase said as part of wedding vows indicating commitment
bis der Tod uns scheidet
maternal death
  • death of a woman that occurs directly related to the procreative process
death rate
  • the number of deaths
death rattle
  • Gurgling sound sometimes made by a dying person
Präfinales Rasseln
death warrant
  • warrant that authorizes capital punishment
das Todesurteil (Pl.: die Todesurteile) {n}
group of death
  • a group in a multi-stage tournament which is unusually competitive
death squad
  • armed group
death row
  • section of a prison which houses those inmates who are sentenced to death
death adder
  • Acanthophis
death erection
  • post-mortem priapism
postmortale Erektion
fan death
  • death supposedly caused by staying overnight in a closed room with an electric fan
death throe Todeszuckung
heat death
  • state of a thermodynamic system
drink oneself to death
  • to consume alcohol in large enough quantities to induce fatal reactions
sich zu Tode trinken
meet one’s death den Tod finden
death-row inmate der Todeskandidat (Pl.: die Todeskandidaten) {m}
to be worried to death angst und bange sein
freeze to death erfrieren
yearning for death die Todessehnsucht (Pl.: die Todessehnsüchte) {f}
to discuss to death zerreden
death threat die Morddrohung (Pl.: die Morddrohungen) {f}
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