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asetzen etymology From Old High German insezzen. Equivalent to an + setzen. pronunciation
  • /ˈɑzætsən/
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (transitive) to use, to utilise
  2. (transitive) to insert, to install, to fit
  3. (transitive) to stake, to risk, to bet
  4. (transitive, medicine) to implant
  5. (transitive, colloquial) to imprison, to lock up
Synonyms: (to use) benotzen, gebrauchen, (to install) poséieren, (to implant) implantéieren, aplanzen, (to imprison) aspären, astiechen
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (slang) youngster
Brak etymology Borrowing from French baraque. pronunciation
  • /bʀaːk/
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noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. shack, hut
  2. (colloquial) dump, pigsty, messy place
Brigang pronunciation
  • /bʀiɡaŋɡ/
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. robber, thief, highwayman
  2. (colloquial) rascal, scoundrel, scamp
Synonyms: (robber) Raiber, Déif, (rascal) Lausbouf, Spëtzbouf
ëmleeën etymology From ëm + leeën. pronunciation
  • /ˈəmleːən/
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (transitive) to tilt, to lay something on its side
  2. (transitive, of a tree) to fell
  3. (transitive, of a switch or lever) to flip, to turn, to throw
  4. (transitive, colloquial) to kill
Synonyms: (to fell) ëmhaen, (to kill) ëmbréngen, killen, doutmaachen
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (slang) to annoy someone, to get on someone's nerves
eraleeën etymology From eran + leeën.
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (transitive) to put inside
  2. (transitive, colloquial) to trick, to dupe, to fool
Fascht pronunciation
  • /fɑʃt/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (informal) fart
related terms:
  • faschten
fécken etymology From Middle High German ficken. Cognate with German ficken; also compare English fuck, Dutch fokken. pronunciation
  • /ˈfekən/
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verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (transitive, vulgar) to fuck
Flapp pronunciation
  • /flɑp/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) cowpat
Synonyms: Kéidreck, Kouflapp
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. to eat
  2. (slang) to scoff, to overeat
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (pejorative) madman, lunatic, maniac
  2. fool, crackpot
Gras etymology From Old High German gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą.
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. grass
  2. (informal) marijuana
etymology 1
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. cart
  2. (slang) banger (old car)
etymology 2
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. rye
Katz pronunciation
  • /kɑts/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (informal) vomit, puke
related terms:
  • katzen
killen pronunciation
  • /ˈkilən/
etymology 1 From Old High German kuolen; equivalent to kill + en.
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (transitive) to cool
related terms:
  • kill
etymology 2
adjective: {{head}}
  1. inflection of kill
  2. inflection of kill
  3. inflection of kill
  4. inflection of kill
  5. inflection of kill
etymology 3 Borrowing from English kill.
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (transitive, slang) to kill
Synonyms: ëmleeën, ëmbréngen, doutmaachen
Klack pronunciation
  • /klɑk/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. bell
  2. (slang) money
adjective: {{lb-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) puny
adjective: {{lb-adj}}
  1. loose
  2. (informal) laid-back, relaxed
Maul pronunciation
  • /mæːʊ̯l/
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. mouth of an animal
  2. (pejorative) mouth of a person
Moss pronunciation
  • /mos/
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noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (slang) chick, bird, girl
Muuss Alternative forms: Miiss pronunciation
  • /muːs/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (informal, childish) cat
Paf etymology From Old High German phaffo. Cognate with German Pfaffe. pronunciation
  • /paːf/
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noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (pejorative) cleric
Pak pronunciation
  • /paːk/
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etymology 1 From French paquet.
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. packet, pack
  2. parcel, package
etymology 2 {{rfe}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (pejorative) riff-raff, pleb, the underclass
Panz etymology From Old French pance, from Latin pantex. Cognate with English paunch, German Pansen and Panz. pronunciation
  • /pɑnts/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. stomach (of an animal), rumen, paunch
  2. (vulgar) paunch, potbelly (on a person)
Patt pronunciation
  • /pɑt/ {{rhymes}}
etymology 1
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. glass (drinking vessel)
  2. glass (quantity of liquid)
  3. round (of drinks)
Synonyms: (glass) Glas, (round) Tournée
etymology 2 Borrowing from French patte.
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. paw
  2. (colloquial) hand
  3. (botany) bud
Synonyms: (hand) Pout, Hand, (bud) Knapp
pennen etymology Borrowing from German pennen. pronunciation
  • /ˈpænən/
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verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (intransitive, colloquial) to sleep, to kip
Schlaang etymology From Old High German slango. Cognate with German Schlange, Dutch slang. pronunciation
  • /ʃlaːŋ/
    • {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. snake
Schwanz pronunciation
  • /ʃwɑnts/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. tail
  2. (slang) penis
Seech etymology From Old High German seih. Cognate with German Seich, Seiche. pronunciation
  • /zeːɕ/
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noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) urine
Synonyms: Piss, Urin
related terms:
  • seechen
sëtzen etymology From Old High German sizzen, from Proto-Germanic *sitjaną. Cognate with German sitzen, Dutch zitten, English sit, West Frisian sitte, Icelandic sitja. pronunciation
  • /ˈzətsən/ {{rhymes}}
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (intransitive) to sit (to be seated)
  2. (intransitive) to sit (to be a member on a committee)
  3. (intransitive, of clothes) to fit, to sit
  4. (intransitive, colloquial) to do time, to be in prison
trëllen etymology From Middle High German trollen. pronunciation
  • /ˈtʀələn/
  • {{rhymes}}
verb: {{lb-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to fall, to trip, to stumble
  2. (colloquial) to lie around, to laze about, to loaf about
Zatz pronunciation
  • /tsɑts/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{lb-noun}}
  1. (informal, derogatory) bitch, slut, hussy

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