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read /ɹid/, /ɹiːd/, /ɹɛd/
  • be able to hear (in a radio communication)
verstehen fɛɐ̯ˈʃteːən
read /ɹid/, /ɹiːd/, /ɹɛd/
  • look at and interpret letters or other information
lesen ˈleːzn̩
read /ɹid/, /ɹiːd/, /ɹɛd/
  • make a study of
hören ˈhøːʁən, ˈhøːɐ̯n
studieren ʃtuˈdiːʁən
read /ɹid/, /ɹiːd/, /ɹɛd/
  • speak aloud words or other information that is written
vorlesen ˈfoːɐ̯ˌleːzn̩
lesen ˈleːzn̩
read /ɹid/, /ɹiːd/, /ɹɛd/
  • of text, etc., to be interpreted or read in a particular way
gelesen werden
read /ɹid/, /ɹiːd/, /ɹɛd/
  • have the ability to read text or other information
lesen können
lesen ˈleːzn̩
reading /ˈɹiːdɪŋ/
  • one of several stages a bill passes through
die Beratung (Pl.: die Beratungen) {f} bəˈʁaːtʊŋ
die Lesung (Pl.: die Lesungen) {f} ˈleːzʊŋ
reading /ˈɹiːdɪŋ/
  • process of interpreting written language
das Lesen (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ˈleːzn̩
reading /ˈɹiːdɪŋ/
  • occasion in which material is read aloud
Gedichtlesung
die Lesung (Pl.: die Lesungen) {f} ˈleːzʊŋ
die Rezitation (Pl.: die Rezitationen) {f} ʁet͡sitaˈt͡si̯oːn
read between the lines
  • infer a meaning that is not stated explicitly
zwischen den Zeilen lesen
well-read
  • well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively
belesen bəˈleːzn̩
read someone the riot act
  • scold or berate
jemandem die Leviten lesen
reading room
  • space set aside for reading
der Lesesaal (Pl.: die Lesesäle) {m} ˈleːzəˌzaːl
reading glasses
  • spectacles to deal with the effects of presbyopia
die Lesebrille (Pl.: die Lesebrillen) {f} ˈleːzəˌbʁɪlə
variant reading
  • any of the observed differences when comparing different versions of a single text
die Lesart (Pl.: die Lesarten) {f} ˈleːsˌʔaːɐ̯t
reading material
  • anything produced for reading
der Lesestoff (Pl.: die Lesestoffe) {m} ˈleːzəˌʃtɔf
read out /ˌɹiːd ˈaʊt/, /ˌɹɛd ˈaʊt/ verlesen fɛɐ̯ˈleːzn̩
read aloud vorlesen ˈfoːɐ̯ˌleːzn̩
read minds Gedanken lesen ɡəˈdaŋkn̩ ˈleːzn̩
mind reading das Gedankenlesen (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ɡəˈdaŋkn̩ˌleːzn̩
read wrongly verlesen fɛɐ̯ˈleːzn̩
reading book das Lesebuch (Pl.: die Lesebücher) {n} ˈleːzəˌbuːx
reading area die Leseecke (Pl.: die Leseecken) {f} ˈleːzəˌʔɛkə
reading lamp die Leselampe (Pl.: die Leselampen) {f} ˈleːzəˌlampə
reading spot die Leseecke (Pl.: die Leseecken) {f} ˈleːzəˌʔɛkə
read-only memory
  • memory chip that stores values but doesn't allow updates
Festwertspeicher
Nur-Lese-Speicher
read-only
  • capable of being read but not written
schreibgeschützt
Reading /ˈɹɛdɪŋ/
  • the town
Reading
palm reading
  • palmistry
Handlesen
too long; didn't read
  • too long didn't read
zu lang; nicht gelesen
read somebody the riot act jemandem die Leviten lesen ˈjeːmandəm diː leˈviːtn ˈleːzn̩
read out loud vorlesen ˈfoːɐ̯ˌleːzn̩
brain reading das Gedankenlesen (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ɡəˈdaŋkn̩ˌleːzn̩
reading corner die Leseecke (Pl.: die Leseecken) {f} ˈleːzəˌʔɛkə
author reading die Autorenlesung (Pl.: die Autorenlesungen) {f} aʊ̯ˈtoːʁənˌleːzʊŋ
thought reading das Gedankenlesen (Pl.: <div> — </div>) {n} ɡəˈdaŋkn̩ˌleːzn̩
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