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old /ˈoʊld/, /ˈəʊld/
  • of a living being: having lived for relatively many years
  • of an object, concept, etc: having existed for a relatively long period of time
  • former
  • having existed or lived for the specified time
  • tiresome
alt
old man
  • elderly man
das Alter (Pl.: die Alter) {m}
alter Mann
der Greis (Pl.: die Greise) {m}
Väterchen
old age
  • latter part of life
das Alter (Pl.: die Alter) {m}
hohes Alter
Old English
  • ancestor language of modern English
Altenglisch
Angelsächsisch
[[altenglisch]]e [[Sprache]]
[[angelsächsisch]]e [[Sprache]]
old-fashioned
  • outdated or no longer in vogue
  • preferring the customs of earlier times
altmodisch
oldness /əʊldnəs/
  • state of being old
das Alter (Pl.: die Alter) {m}
Old Testament
  • first half of the Christian Bible
Altes Testament {n}
Old High German
  • Old High German
Althochdeutsch
Old Church Slavonic
  • the first literary and liturgical Slavic language
Altkirchenslawisch
Old Norse
  • language of Scandinavia before 1400
Altnordisch
Old Slavonic
  • Old Church Slavonic
Altkirchenslawisch
Old Slavonic
  • Proto-Slavic
Urslawisch
Old Prussian
  • of or pertaining to the Old Prussian language or people
altpreußisch
Old High German
  • Old High German
althochdeutsch
old town
  • older historical part of a town or city
Altstadt {f}
Old Saxon
  • the Old Saxon language
Altsächsisch
Old Prussian
  • member of the Baltic tribe that inhabited Prussia
der Pruße (Pl.: die Prußen) {m}
Prußin
old wives' tale
  • rumour, myth or superstition
das Ammenmärchen (Pl.: die Ammenmärchen) {n}
Old French
  • French language from 9th to the early 14th century
Altfranzösisch
Old Catholic
  • pertaining to a group of churches that split from the Roman Catholic Church
altkatholisch
christkatholisch
Old Irish
  • language
Altirisch
-year-old
  • suffix used to indicate the age of something or someone, in terms of years
-jährig
Old Persian
  • Translations
Altpersisch
Old Prussian
  • the Old Prussian language
Altpreußisch
old-timer
  • one who has been around for a long time or has a great deal of experience
alter Hase
Old Frisian
  • the Old Frisian language
Altfriesisch
Old World
  • The Eastern Hemisphere, especially Europe and the Near East
Alte Welt
Old Latin
  • Translations
Altlatein
Altlateinisch
Frühlatein
old lady Alte {f}
old hand alter Fahrensmann
old salt alter Fahrensmann
grow old altern
old goat der Gockel (Pl.: die Gockel) {m}
very old uralt
old as the hills steinalt
old man's pepper die Schafgarbe (Pl.: die Schafgarben) {f}
scruffy old shoe die Latsche (Pl.: die Latschen) {f}
be a sly old dog es faustdick hinter den Ohren haben
old people's home das Altenheim (Pl.: die Altenheime) {n}
Old Church Slavic Altkirchenslawisch {n}
wizened old woman die Hutzel (Pl.: die Hutzeln) {f}
old boys' network der Klüngel (Pl.: die Klüngel) {m}
wisdom of old age die Altersweisheit (Pl.: die Altersweisheiten) {f}
old bag der Besen (Pl.: die Besen) {m}
any old x-beliebig
old tar alter Fahrensmann
Old Greek altgriechisch
Old Turkic alttürkisch
Old Danish altdänisch
old German altdeutsch
Old Europe altes Europa {n}
Old Low German Altsächsisch {n}
eight-year-old Achtjährige {f}
some old
  • some
mindestens
Old Occitan Altokzitanisch {n}
sly old fox der Fuchs (Pl.: die Füchse) {m}
Old Swabian altschwäbisch
Old Turkish Alttürkisch
Old Frankish Altfränkisch {n}
two year old zwei
old building der Altbau (Pl.: die Altbauten) {m}
how old are you /haʊ ˈoʊld ɑɹ ˌju/, /haʊ ˈəʊld ɑː(ɹ) ˌjuː/
  • what is your age in years
wie alt bist du?
wie alt sind Sie?
old woman
  • elderly woman
alte Frau
Alte {f}
die Greisin (Pl.: die Greisinnen) {f}
I'm ... year(s) old
  • I am ... year(s) old
ich bin ...
ich bin ... Jahre alt
Old East Slavic
  • language
Altostslawisch
Altrussisch
old fart
  • pejorative: elderly person
alter Knacker
alter Sack
alter Scheißer
old-growth forest
  • forest that has attained great age without significant disturbance
Primärwald
Old Armenian
  • language
Altarmenisch
same old story
  • the repetition of an annoying occurrence
die selbe Leier
old maid
  • card game
Schwarzer Peter
Old Believer
  • believer in Orthodoxy as it was before reforms
Altgläubiger
Old Portuguese
  • Portuguese language from 13th to 16th centuries
Altportugiesisch
Old Spanish
  • the Old Spanish language
Altspanisch
old moon
  • phase of moon when it is waning
  • the moon when it is waning
Altmond
Old Dutch
  • language
Altniederländisch
old gold
  • a brownish gold colour
Altgold
Old Georgian
  • Language
Altgeorgisch
Old Swedish
  • language
Altschwedisch
Old Chinese
  • Chinese language
Altchinesisch
Old Norwegian
  • the Old Norse language of Norway
Altnorwegisch
old money
  • families that have been wealthy for generations
alter Geldadel
Old Korean
  • Language
Altkoreanisch
Old Japanese
  • the Old Japanese language
Altjapanisch
Old Low Franconian
  • language
Altniederfränkisch
Old Catalan
  • the language
Altkatalanisch
Old Icelandic
  • the Old Norse language of Iceland
Altisländisch
wrinkled old woman die Hutzel (Pl.: die Hutzeln) {f}
poverty in old age Altersarmut {f}
symptom of old age die Alterserscheinung (Pl.: die Alterserscheinungen) {f}
old-age pension das Ruhegeld (Pl.: die Ruhegelder) {n}
old folk's home das Altersheim (Pl.: die Altersheime) {n}
old-age poverty Altersarmut {f}
thirty-year-old dreißigjährig
old apartment die Altbauwohnung (Pl.: die Altbauwohnungen) {f}
old face type Antiqua {f}
to be old hat ein alter Hut sein
old hand
  • experienced person at certain activity
der Autor (Pl.: die Autoren) {m}
old lady
  • informal: elderly woman
die Hexe (Pl.: die Hexen) {f}
old guard
  • old guard
alt
Old World vulture
  • large scavenging bird
der Geier (Pl.: die Geier) {m}
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