Alphabet: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
K abr
Kirchengeschichte; Kirchengesetz; Kirchenkantate; Kirchenkanzlei; Kirchenleitung; Kirchenmusik; Kirchenordnung; Kirchenrat; Kirchenrecht; Kirchliche Hochschule; Kontaktkreis; Kunsthochschule; Kulturhaus; Kurfürst
K
K.-Nr. abr
Katalognummer; Kennummer
Kabbala f
kab(b)ala, cab(b)ala
Kabbalistik f
cab(b)alism
Kadavergehorsam m (sg)
blind obedience
Kadenz f (-en)
Lit, Mus: cadence; cadenca
kadenzieren  vr
to cadence
Kadmos abbr
Kadmos. Zeitschrift für vor- und frühgriechische Epigraphic. Berlin
KAF abbr
Kleinasiaische Forschungen. Weimar
Käfig m (-e)
cage
kafkaesk adj
Kafkaesque
KAH abbr
Keilschrifttexte aus Assur historischen Inhalts. Vol. 1: L. Messerschmidt, ed., Vol. 2: O. Schroeder, ed. Leipzig
kahl adj
bald; bare, empty; naked, plain
kahlfressen vi, sep
to strip (bare) (by insects, etc)
Kahlkopf m
bald head
KAI abbr
Kanaanäische und aramäische Inschriften. Herbert Donner, Wolfgang Rölling, eds. Wiesbaden
Kain m
Cain
Kainsmal  n
mark of Cain
Kainszeichen n
mark of Cain
Kaiphas m
Caiaphas
Kairos abbr, m
Kairos. Zeitschrift für Religionswissenschaft und Theologie. Salzburg; Gr: Kairos (a significant, decisive, or important period or time)
Kairos(St) abbr
Kairos. Religionswissenschaftliche Studien. Salzburg
kairotisch adj
Gr: kairotic
Kaiser m (-)
emperor
Kaiseradler m
imperial eagle
Kaiserhaus n (-"er)
imperial house or family
Kaiserkrone f (-n)
imperial crown
Kaiserkrönung f (-en)
imperial coronation
kaiserlich adj, adv
imperial; k. (gesinnt) sein - (be) imperialistic, monarchistic or be loyal to the emperor
Kaiserreich n (-e)
empire
Kaisertum n (sg)
empire
KAJ abbr
Keilschrifttexte aus Assur juristischen Inhalts. Leipzig
kakia
Gr: depravity, wickedness
Kakophonie f
cacophony
kal. abr
kalendarisch
Kalamargument n
the kalam argument (concerning the existence of God)
Kalb n (-"er)
calf; das Goldene K. anbeten - to worship the golden calf
Kalefaktorium n (-rien)
calefactory (a heated room in a moastery)
Kaleidoskop n (-en)
kaleidoscope
kaleidoskopisch adj, adv
kaleidoscopic(al); kaleidoscopically
kalend. abr
kalendarisch
kalendarisch adj
according to the calendar
Kalendarium n  (-ien)
calendar or kalendar
Kalender m (-)
calendar; almanac or almanack
Kalenderblatt n (-"er)
calendar sheet (of a daily devotional morning watch reading calendar)
Kalendergeschichte f (-n)
calendar story or fable (an edifying moral story or fable published on a calendar)
Kalif m (-en)
caliph
Kalifat n (-e)
caliphate
Kalk m (-e)
lime; burnt lime; quicklime; limestone; lime-wash, whitewash; calcium
Kalkboden m (-")
lime soil; limy soil
kalkhaltig adj
calcareous (rock, soil); limy (soil); containing calcium carbonate (water); sehr k. - high in calcium carbonate
Kalkmörtel m
limestone mortar
Kalkstein m
limestone
Kalkül m, n
strategy; calculus
kalkülartig adj
computational
Kalkulation f (-en)
estimate, calculation, computation
kalkulatorisch adj
calculatory (reason, etc)
kalkulieren vr
to calculate, compute, figure (cost, task, etc); (fig) to figure, think; to reckon, assume; to estimate, calculate
Kalle f (-n)
sweetheart, bride; neg: tart; prostitute; Yiddish: fiancée, bride-to-be
Kalligraph n (-en)
calligrapher
Kalligraphie f (-n)
calligraphy
kalligraphisch  adj
calligraphic
kalt  adj
cold; cool, chill, chilly; frigid; indifferent: Kalter Krieg - the Cold War
kaltblütig  adj
cold-blooded; calm; composed
Kälte f
cold, coldness; chill, chilliness; coolness; frigidity; indifference
Kaltmeißel m (-)
calotte, skull cap; upper half of a horizontally bisected sphere
Kaltnadel f (-n)
drypoint
Kalvarienberg m
Mount Calvary; Golgatha
Kalvin m
Calvin
Kalvinismus m
Calvinism
Kalvinist m (-en)
Calvinist
kalvinistisch adj
Calvinist(ic)
Kama n
Hlindu: love, desire; Kama (Hindu God of erotic love)
Kamelhaar n
camel's hair
Kamerad m (-en)
comrade, mate, companion; colleague; fellow (worker)
Kamm m (-"e)
comb
kämmen  vr
to comb
Kämmen n
combing
Kammer f (-n)
chamber, small room
Kämmerer m (-)
chamberlain; (city) treasurer
Kammergrab n (-"er)
chamber tomb
Kammerkantate f (-en)
chamber cantata
Kämmerlein n (-)
cozy little room; closet
Kammermusik f
chamber music
Kammerorgel f (-n)
chamber organ
Kammstrichverzierung f (-en)
pattern combing
Kammverzierung f (-en)
combed decoration
Kampf m (-"e)
fight; controversy; struggle, strife; contest; battle; combat; K. als Grenzsituation - struggle as limit or ultimate situation (Jaspers); K. als Urprinzip - strife as basic principle; K. ums Dasein - struggle for being or existence
kämpfen vr
to fight; to contend/cope (with); to battle, struggle (um -- for); to strive (for)
Kämpfer m (-)
fighter, combatant; warrior; champion
Kampfgemeinschaft f (-en)
Kampfwagen m (-)
war chariot
kan. abr
kanonisch; kanaanäisch
Kan. abr
Kanon; Kanoniker; Kanonikus; Kanonisation
Kana n
Cana
Kanaan n
Canaan
kanaan. abr
kanaanitisch
Kanaaniter m (-)
Canaanite
Kanaaniterin f (-nen)
Canaanite
kanaanitisch  adj
Canaanite
Kanal m (-"e)
canal;  channel
Kandidat m (-en)
candidate, applicant
Kandidatur f (-en)
candidature; application
Kaninchenohr n (-)
rabbit ear; (pl) (used as a symbolic for the trinity)
Kännchen n (-)
juglet
Kanne f (-n)
can; mug, jug; pot, canister; strainer
Kannensieb n (-e)
jug strainer
Kannibale m (-n)
cannibal
Kannibalimus m
cannibalism
Kanon m (sg)
Lit, Mus, Theol: canon
Kanon. abr
Kanonisation
Kanonbild n (-er)
depiction of Christ crucified
Kanonik f
canonic
Kanonikat n (-e)
prebend, canonry
Kanoniker m (-)
prebendary, canon
Kanonisation f
canonization
kanonisch adj
canonic, canonical; k. Recht - canon law; canonical law
kanonisieren vr
to canonize
Kanonissin f (-nen)
canoness
Kanossa n
Canossa (castle); fig: (great) humiliation; self abasement; nach Canossa/Kanossa gehen - to go to Canossa, get humbled, walk of penance
Kant m
Kant
Kantate f (-n)
cantata; geistliche A. - sacred cantata; weltliche K. - secular cantata; Chor K. - choral cantata
Kante f (-n)
edge
Kantianer m (-)
Kantian
Kantianismus m
Kantianism
Kantilene f (-n)
cantilena
Kantillation f (-en)
cantillation
Kantisch adj
Kantian
Kantor m (-en)
presenter; choirmaster-organist; director of music; cantor (of a synagogue)
Kantorat n (-e)
cantorate, precentorship; (house of a) cantor, presenter, or organist
Kantorei f
choir and instrumental ensemble at secular and ecclesiastical courts and at churches
KantSt abbr
Kant-Studien. Philosophische Zeitschrift der Kant-Gesellschaft. Berlin
Kanzel f (-n)
pulpit; chair (university)
Kanzelrede f (-n)
sermon; homily
Kanzelredner m (-)
preacher; homilist; pulpit orator
Kanzlei f (-en)
chancellery, government office
Kanzleideutsch n
language of the German chancery, official language
Kanzleispr. abr
Kanzleisprache
Kanzleisprache f
chancery language, official language, legal language
Kanzler m (-)
chancellor
Kanzone f
canzone
Kapelle f (-en)
chapel (place of worship); orchestra; chapel; choir, musical, ensemble
Kapellknabe m (-n)
choir boy; chorister
Kapernaum n
Capernaum
Kapital n
capital, fund
Kapitalismus m
capitalism
kapitalistisch adj
capitalistic
Kapitalverbrechen n (-)
capital crime
Kapitel n (-)
chapter; topic
Kaplan m (-e)
vicar; chaplain; assistant priest
kapriziös adj
capricious, caprice
Kapsel f (-n)
sagger
Kapuze f (-n)
cowl, capuche; cape; hood
Kapuziner m (-)
Capuchin monk
KAR abbr
Keilschrifttexte aus Assur religiösen Inhalts. Leipzig
Karäer m (-)
Jud: Karaite
Karaffe f (-n)
decanter
Karaim m (-)
Jud: Karaite
Karait m (-en)
Jud: Karaite
Karawane f (-n)
caravan
Kardinal m (-"e)
cardinal
kardinal adj
cardinal
Kardinalat n
cardinalate
Kardinalbischof m (-"e)
cardinal bishop
Kardinaldekan m (-e)
cardinal dean
Kardinaldiakon m (-e)
cardinal deacon
Kardinalfehler m (-)
(fig) principal or cardinal mistake; great blunder
Kardinalfrage f (-n)
(fig) crucial, cardinal, main, or central question
Kardinalshut m
cardinal's hat
Kardinalskollegium n
college of cardinals
Kardinalskongregation f
congregation of cardinals, Roman Congregation
Kardinalskreuz n (-e)
patriarchal cross
Kardinalstaatssekretär m (-e)
Papal Secretary of State
Kardinalstugend f
cardinal virtue
Kardinalswürde f
cardinalship; cardinalate, dignity of a cardinal
Karfreitag m
Good Friday
Karfreitagwoche
Holy Week, Passion Week
karg adj
scanty, poor, meager; stingy; miserly
kargen  vr
to be very economical; to be stingy
Kargheit f
frugality, sparingness; meagerness; poorness
kärglich adj
scanty, poor; paltry; wretched
Karma n
Hindu: karma or Karma (actions determining one´s fate according to the law of cauce and effect)
Karman n
Hindu: karma or Karma (actions determining one´s fate according to the law of cause and effect)
Karmel m
(Mount) Carmel
Karmeliter m (-)
resident of Carmel, person from Carmel, Carmelite, Carmelites, White Friar
Karmeliterorden m
Carmelite Order
Karneval m (-e)
carnival; Shrovetide festivities
Karnevalslied n (-er)
carnival song
Karolinger m (-)
Carolingian
karolingisch  adj
Carolingian; Caroline
Karriere f (-n)
career
Karsamstag  
Holy Saturday
Kart. abr
Kartei; Kartograph(ie); Kartothek
Kartause f (-n)
Carthusian friar
Kartäuser m (-)
Carthusian
Kartäusermönch m (-e)
Carthusian monk
Karte f (-n)
map; card; postcard; playing card; ticket of admission, menu
kartesisch adj
cartesisch, kartesisch
Karwoche f (-n)
Passion Week, Holy Week
Käse  m
cheese
KASP abbr
Kleine allgemeine Schriften zur Philosophie, Theologie und Geschichte. Bamberg
KASP.P abbr
Kleine allgemeine Schriften zur Philosophie, Theologie und Geschichte. – Philosophische Reihe. Bamberg
KASP.T abbr
Kleine allgemeine Schriften zur Philosophie, Theologie und Geschichte. - Theologische Reihe. Bamberg
Kassandra f
Gr Myth: Cassandra
Kassandraruf m
prophecy of doom; (fig) gloomy prediction
Kästchen n (-) dim
box; pyxis
Kaste f (-n)
caste
kasteien  vr
to castigate or mortify (oneself)
Kastell n (-e)
citadel; castle; stronghold
Kasten m (-)
box; pyxis
Kastenaltar m (-"e)
box-shaped altar
Kastenbalg m
box-bellows (organ)
Kastengeist m
caste mentality
Kastenleier f
box lyre
Kastensitz m (-e)
(Romanesque) box-shaped chair
Kastensystem n
caste system
Kästlein n (-)
little box or chest
Kastrat m (-en)
castrate, castrato
Kasualie f (-n)
official (pastoral) act
Kasualismus m
casualism
Kasuist m (-en)
casuist
Kasuistik f
casuistry
kat. abr
katechetisch; kategorisch
Kat. abr
Katalog; Katechismus; Katechumene; Kategorie
KäT abrb
Kleine ägyptische Texte. Wiesbaden
KAT abbr
Kommentar zum Alten Testament. Leipzig
Kat.-Nr. abr
Katalognummer
kata charin
Gr: by grace; according to grace
Katakombe f (-n)
catacomb
katalektisch  adj
catalectic
Katalog m (-e)
catalogue
Katalogisieren n
cataloguing
katalogisieren vr
to catalog; to list; to make a catalog or list (of)
katastrophal adj
catastrophic
Katastrophe f (-n)
catastrophe, disaster
KatBl abbr
Katechetische Blätter. München
Katechese f
catechesis
Katechet m (-en)
catechist; religious instructor
Katechetik f
catechetics
katechetisch  adj
catechetic(al); Socratic
katechisieren  vr
to catechize
Katechismus m
catechism
Katechumenat n
catechumenate
Katechumene m (-n)
catechumen; neophyte; confirmation candidate (first year)
Kategorem n (-e)
Phil: categorem
kategorematisch adj
contextual categorematic
kategorial adj
Phil: categorial (intuition, ontology, system, etc); conferring of logical form
Kategorialgrammatik f
categorial grammer
Kategorie f (-n)
category; K. der Allheit - category of totality; K. der Vielheit - category of plurality; K.der Zufälligkeit - category of contingency (Kant)
Kategorienanalyse f (-n)
category analysis
Kategorieneigenschaft f (-en)
categorical property
Kategorienfehler m (-)
category mistake
Kategorienlehre f
category theory, theory of categories
kategorisch  adj
categorical(ly); unequivocal(ly); positive, unconditional; der K. Imperativ - the categorical imperative (Kant); k. Schluß - categorical syllogism; k. Vernunftsschluß - categorical inference of reason (Kant)
Kategorisierung f (-en)
categorization, classification in categories
Katene f (-n)
catena
kath. abr
katholisch - catholic
Kath. abr
Kathedrale; Katholik; Katholizismus
Kath(L) abbr
De Katholiek. Leiden
Katharsis f
catharsis; purging, purification
Katharsislehre f
doctrine of cartharsis
kathartisch  adj
cathartic; purgative, cleansing; purifying
KathDig abbr
Katholischer Digest. München
Katheder n, m
rostrum, podium; desk (for lectures), (fig) chair (university)
Kathederphilosophie f
arm chair philosophy
Kathedersozialismus m
academic or professorial socialism, socialism of the chair
Kathederweisheit f
theoretical, armchair or academic knowledge, unpractical views
Kathedrale f (-n)
cathedral; mother church
Kathedralentscheidung f (-en)
ex cathedra decree, infallible papal decree
Kathedralkirche f (-n)
cathedral church
KathGed abbr
Katholischer Gedanke. Regensburg
KathJb abbr
Das katholische Jahrbuch. Heidelberg
Katholik m (-en)
Catholic; Roman Catholic
Katholikentag m
(biennial) assembly of German Catholics
Katholikin f (-nnen)
Catholic; Roman Catholic
Katholikos m
Catholicos (patriarch of the Armenian Church)
katholisch adj
catholic, (Roman) Catholic; Katholische Soziallehre - Roman Catholic social doctrine
katholisieren  vr
to catholicize
Katholizismus m
Catholicism
Katholizität f
Catholicism
KatMschr abbr
De Katholiek. Leiden
Katolognummer f (-n)
catalog or list number
Katze f (-n)
cat
KatZs abbr
Katechetische Zeitschrift. Stuttgart
Kauderwelch n
gibberish, jargon
Kauf m (-"e)
purchase; buying
Kaufbrief m (-e)
bill of sale
kaufen vr
to buy; to purchase
Käufer m (-)
buyer, purchaser
Kaufgeld n
purchase money; purchase price
Kaufhaus n (-"er)
warehouse, stores
Kaufmann m (-leute)
merchant; shopkeeper
Kaufpreis m
purchase price
kauistisch  adj
casuistic(al)
kaum adv
scarcely; hardly, with difficulty; barely, just; no sooner ... than; with difficulty
kaus. abr
kausal, kausati
Kaus. abr
 Kausalität; Kausativ
kausal adj
causal, causative; k. Nötigung - causal necessitiation; k. Verknüpfung - causal link; k. Trugschluß - causal fallacy
Kausalbegriff m
causal concept or notion, concept of cause or causality
Kausalbeziehung f
causal relation(ship), causal nexus
Kausalerklärung f (-en)
causal explanation
Kausalgesetz n
causal law
Kausalismus m
causalism
Kausalität f
causality
Kausalitätsgesetz n
law of causality
Kausalitätsprinzip n
principle of causation or causality, causal principle
Kausalkette f (-n)
causal chain, chain of causation, chain of cause and effect
Kausallogik f
causal logic
Kausalprinzip n
causal principle
Kausalreihe f
causal series; chain of couse and effect
Kausalsatz m (-"e)
causal clause
Kausalverhältnis n (-e)
causal relation or nexus
Kausalzusammenhang m
causal relationships
Käuzchen n (-)
little owl; tawny owl, hoot owl
KAV abbr
Keilschrifttexte aus Assur verschiedenen Inhalts. Leipzig
KB abbr
Keilschriftliche Bibliothek. E. Schrader, ed. Berlin
KBANT abbr
  Kommentar und Beiträge zum Alten und Neuen Testament.
KBE abbr
KBL abbr
Lexicon in Veteris Testamenti Libros. Ludwig Köhler, Walter Baumgartner, eds. Leiden
KBRS abbr
Kirchenblatt für die Reformierte Schweiz. Basel.u.a.
KD abbr
Die kirchliche Dogmatik. Karl Barth. Zürich - English ed. Church Dogmatics. Edingburg; Kerygma und Dogma. Göttingen
KDW abbr
Kirche und Dritte Welt. Mannheim
KDZ abbr
Kirche in dieser Zeit. Berlin
Kebsweib n (-er)
concubine
keck adv
boldly
kegelförmig adj
conical
KEH abbr
Kurzgefaßtes exegetisches Handbuch zum Alten Testament. Leipzig
kehlig  adj
throaty, guttural
Kehre f (-n)
(sharp) turn, corner, curve; the turning
kehren  vr
to turn; (refl) to regard; to heed, mind, pay attention to; to follow; sich zur Buße k. - to become penitent
Kehricht m
refuse, rubbish, garbage, trash
Kehrreim m (-e)
refrain; chorus; burden
Keich m (-)
challce
Keil m (-e)
wedge
keilförmig  adj
wedge-shaped; keilförmiger Stein - voussoir
Keilschrift f (-en)
cuneiform
Keilschrifttafel f (-n)
cuneiform tablet
Keilstein m (-e)
voussoir
Keilverzierung f (-en)
cuneate decoration
Keim m (-e)
germ; bud; sprout; spore; shoot; nucleus; embryo; origin
kein adj
no; none, no one; not a, not any
keiner m
no one, not anyone, none
keineswegs adv
not at all, in no way, by no means; not in the least; not by any means
keinmal  adv
not once, not a single time
Keiselstein m (-e)
pebble; flint
KEK abbr
Kritische-exegetischer Kommentar über das Neue Testament (Meyer-Kommentar). Göttingen
Kelch m (-e)
chalice; (communion) cup
Kelchdeckel m (-)
paten
kelchförmig  adj
goblet-shaped,  calyx-shaped
Kelchweihe f
consecration of the communion cup
Keller m (-)
cellar, basement
Kelte m (-n)
Celt
Kelter f (-n)
winepress
Kelterer m (-)
wine presser, press operator
keltern  vr
to tread or press (grapes)
Keltertreter m (-)
treader of grapes
keltisch  adj
Celtic
Kemenate f (-n)
heatable room in a castle
kennen vi
to know, be acquainted with; to recognize, remember
kennenlernen vi sep
to meet someone; to become acquainted with someone or something; to get to know something; sich k. - to become acquainted, to get to know each other
Kenner m (-)
expert, specialist; judge; connoisseur
Kenntnis f (-se)
knowledge, acquaintance; information; observation; K. nehmen von - to take not(ice) of; von etwas K. haben - to have knowledge of or to be informed of s th
kennz. abr
kennzeichnen(d)
Kennz. abr
Kennzahl; Kennzeichen; Kennziffer
Kennzeichen n (-)
characteristic; feature; mark; sign; label; badge
kennzeichnen vr
to mark, characterize; to typify; to identify, label; kennzeichnend - typical, characteristic (für - of)
kennzeichnend pr p, adj
distinctive, distinguishing, typical, characterizing, characteristic (für -- of)
Kennzeichnung f
identification; denotation; description; characterization
Kenotaph n (-e)
centaur
ker. abr
keramisch
Ker. abr
Keramik
Keramik f (-en)
pottery
Keramiker m (-)
ceramist
Keramikfliese f (-n)
ceramic tile
Keramikfund m (-e)
ceramic find
Keramikgefäß n (-e)
ceramic vessel
Kerbung f (-en)
notching; indentation
Kerker m (-)
prison, dungeon
Kerkermeister m (-)
jailer
Kerl m (-e)
neg: fellow
Kernform f
mo(u)ld (of a bell)
Kernproblem n (-e)
focal or crucial problem
Kernstein m (-e)
core
Kernwert m (-e)
core value
Kerub m (-inen, -im)
cherub
Kerze f (-n)
candle; taper
Kessel m (-)
kettle, cauldron; copper, boiler; valley; depression
Kette f (-n)
chain, necklace; series; chain; range (of mountains); (pl) bondage, slavery; K. des Seins - chain of being; Ketten von logischen Schlüssen - chains of inference
Kettenfeier f
Petri K. - Peter's chains
Kettenreaktion f (-en)
chain reaction
Ketzer m (-)
heretic
Ketzerei f (-en)
heresy; heterodoxy
Ketzergericht n (-)
(court of) inquisition
ketzerisch adj
heretical, heterodox, miscreant
Ketzermacherei f
intolerance of dissenters
Ketzermeister m (-)
grand inquisitor
Ketzerrichter m (-)
inquisitor
Ketzertaufe f (-n)
heretical baptism
Ketzerverbrennung f (-en)
burning of heretics, auto-da-fé (literally - act of faith)
Ketzerverfolgung f (-en)
persecution or burning of heretics; auto-da-fé
Keule f (-n)
club; hindquarter, hunch, rump, leg (of veal, etc.)
keusch  adj
chaste, pure, virgin, maidenly
Keuschheit f
chastity; virginity, purity, continence
Keuschheitsehe f
see Josephehe -
Keuschheitsgelübde m
vow of chastity
Keuschheitsgürtel m (-)
chastity belt
KfW abbr
Kirche für die Welt. Stuttgart
Kg abr
König
KG abbr
Kirchengeschichte. Johann Peter Kirsch, ed. Freiburg, Breisgau
KGA abbr
Kirchengeschichtliche Abhandlungen. Breslau
Kge abr
Könige - Kings; 1. Könige - 1 Kings; 2.   Könige - 2 Kings
KGE abbr
Kirchengeschichte in Einzeldarstellung. Regen
KGF abbr
Kulturgeschichtliche Forschungen. Braunschweig
kgl. abr
königlich
KGMG abbr
Kirchengeschichte als Missionsgeschichte. München
KgPt abr
Kerygma Petri
KGQ abbr
Kirchengeschichtliche Quellenhefte. Gladbach
KGQS abbr
Kirchengeschichtliche Quellen und Studien. St Ottilien
KGW abbr
Katholische Glaubenswelt. Basel
KGw abbr
Kirche der Gegenwart. Zürich
KGWÖ abbr
Katholischer Glaube und Wissenschaft in Österreich. Wien
KH abbr
Kirchliches Handbuch (für das katholische Deutschland). Freiburg, Breisgau
KHC abbr
Kurzer Hand-Commentar zum Alten Testament. Tübingen
KHL abbr
Kirchliches Handlexikon. Michael Buchberger, ed. Freiburg, Breisgau
KI abbr
Kanaanitische Inschriften. M. Lidzbarski. Gießen
Ki.-Gesch. abr
Kirchengeschichte
KiA abbr
Kirche im Angriff. Leipzig
Kibbutz-Bewegung f
Kibbutz-movement
Kiblah f
Arab: qibla (direction of prayer position toward Meca)
Kiddusch m
Heb: keddush (beginning or opening prayer)
Kidduschin f
Hebr: kiddushin (Jewish marriage ceremonial and state of matrimony; literally: sanctification)
kiebrig  adj
sticky
Kiel m (-e)
quill
Kielbogen (-, -")
ogee arch
kielen  vr
to carinate
Kielfeder f (-n)
quill pen
Kies m
gravel
Kieselerde f
silca
Kieselstein m (-e)
gravel, pebble
KIG abbr
Kirche in ihrer Geschichte. Göttingen
KiKan abbr
Kirche und Kanzel. Paderborn
KiKonf abbr
Kirche und Konfession. Göttingen
KiLe abbr
Kirche und Leben. Einsiedeln
Kimber m (-n)
Cimbrian; (pl) Cimbri
Kimbrer m (-)
Cimbrian; (pl) Cimbri
kimbrisch adj
Cimbric, Cimbrian
Kimmerier f, pl
Myth: Cimmerian or Kimmerians
kimmerisch adj
Cimmerian or Kimmerian
Kind n (-er)
child; infant; baby; K.  Gottes - son or child of God
Kinderarbeit f (-en)
child labour
Kinderbischof m
boy-bishop, child-bishop (in the festival of the Holy Innocent´s Day)
Kinderchor m (-"e)
children's choir; children's chorus
Kinderdorf n (-"er)
children's village
Kinderehe f (-n)
child marriage
Kinderfürsorge f
child welfare
Kinderglaube m
faith or belief of a child, child´s faith; simple or childish faith or belief; childlike or simple faith
Kindergottesdienst m (-e)
children's (church) service; Sabbath or Sunday school
Kinderjahre
(pl) childhood;  infancy
Kinderkreuzzug m (-"e)
children´s crusade (especially of 1212)
Kinderlehre f
instruction in the catechism; Sunday-school (teaching)
Kinderlied n (-er)
nursery rhyme with a traditional melody
Kindermesse f
children's mass
Kindermord m
infanticide
Kinderopfer n (-)
child-sacrifice; child victim
Kinderrechte pl
child or children´s rights
kinderreich adj
with many children, large (family)
Kinderreichtum m
large number of children
Kinderschwester f (-n)
children's nurse, pediatric nurse
Kinderseelsorge f
care of infants' souls
Kindersegen  m
 the blessing of  having many children; blessed with many children
Kindersterblichkeit f
infant mortality
Kinderstube f
nursery; early education
Kindertaufe f (-n)
infant baptism
Kinderzucht f
bringing up children
Kindesbeine  
(used only in phrases); von K. an or auf - from childhood, from a very early age
Kindeskind n (-er)
grandchild
Kindesliebe f (-)
affection, filial love
Kindesmord m (-e)
murder of a child
Kindesnot f (-"e)
labor; (pl) in K. sein - to be in labor
Kindespflicht f
filial duty
Kindestötung f
killing of a child or children; infanticide, filicide
kindhaft adj
childlike; childish
Kindheit f
childhood; infancy
Kindheitsevangelien  
(pl) (apocryphal) gospels of the boyhood of Jesus
kindisch adj, adv
childish(ly); childishness; foolish or silly (behavior, question, etc)
Kindlein n (-)
little child
kindlich adj, adv
childlike; innocent, naive; filial; childlike way or manner
Kindschaft f
relation of a child to its parents; filiation, adoption; die K. Gottes - sonship of God
Kindtaufe f
christening or baptism (of a child)
Kinesis f
Gr: movement, motion; progress, development
Kinetik f
Gr: kinetics
Kinnbacke m (-n)
jaw(bone)
Kippa  
kippah; yarmulka; yamulka; yarmulke
Kirch.-ält. abr
Kirch(en)ältester
Kirche f (-n)
church (building, service); chapel (building, service); denomination; die K. Christi - the Church of Christ
Kirchenaberglaube m
church superstition
Kirchenablaß m (-"e)
indulgence
Kirchenälteste m (-n)
elder; churchwarden; vestryman; presbyter; trustee, church officer
Kirchenamt n (-"er)
church or ecclesiastical function or office; church appointment
Kirchenausschuß m (-"sse)
church committee
Kirchenaustritt m (-e)
secession from a church, withdrawal form church membership
Kirchenbank f (-"e)
(church) pew
Kirchenbann m
excommunication, ban, anathema, interdict; in den K. tun or lagen - to excommunicate; to interdict
Kirchenbau m (-ten)
church architecture; church building
Kirchenbaukunst f
church architecture
Kirchenbeamte m (-n)
church official; church officer
Kirchenbehörde f (-n)
church or ecclesiastical authorities
Kirchenbekleidung f
pulpit hangings
Kirchenbesuch m (-e)
attendance (at church); going to church
Kirchenbesucher m (-)
churchgoer
Kirchenblatt  n (-"er)
church periodical or newspaper; parish magazine or paper
Kirchenbuch n (-"er)
church or parish register
Kirchenbund m (-"e)
federation of churches; Deutscher Evangeliscger K. - Federation of the German Evangelical Churches
Kirchenburg f (-en)
fortified church (church equipped with a defensive wall and storage vaults, and fortified church tower)
Kirchenbuße f
penance (imposed by the church)
Kirchenchor m (-"e)
church choir
Kirchendiener m (-)
church officer; sexton; sacristan; verger
kirchendienstlich  adj
pertaining to the church service
Kirchendisziplin f
church or ecclesiastical discipline
Kirchendoktrin f (-en)
church doctrine
Kircheneigentum n (-"er)
church property
Kircheneinkunft f (-"e)
(sgl, pl) church revenue
Kircheneintritt m (-e)
entering of a church, joining of a church
Kirchenfahne f (-n)
vexillum; church banner (used in church ceremonies)
Kirchenfarben
(pl) liturgical colors
Kirchenfeind m (-e)
opponent of the church, hostile to the church
kirchenfeindlich  adj
anticlerical; anti-church; hostile to the church
Kirchenfenster n (-)
church window; bunte K. - stained glass windows
Kirchenfest n (-e)
church festival, religious festival of the church
Kirchenfluch m
anathema
Kirchenfreiheit f
ecclesiastical immunity
Kirchenfrevel m (-)
sacrilege
Kirchenfriede m
union of the members of the church, security of church property
Kirchenfunk m
religious broadcast
Kirchenfürst m (-en)
prelate, high dignitary of the church; prince of the church; high ecclesiastical dignitary (bishop, cardinal, etc.)
Kirchengebet n (-e)
common prayer; collect
Kirchengebetbuch n (-"er)
book of common prayer, prayer book
Kirchengebiet n (-e)
diocese
Kirchengebot n (-e)
commandment(s) of the church
Kirchengebrauch m (-"e)
church rite or observance
Kirchengegner m (-)
opponent of the church
Kirchengeld n (-er)
annual financial contribution to the church (aside from church tax); church fund; (pl) church property
Kirchengemeinde f (-n)
parish, congregation
Kirchengemeinderat m (-"e)
parish council
Kirchengemeinschaft  f (-en)
church membership; religious community
Kirchengenosse m (-n)
hist: parishioner
Kirchengerät n (-e)
sacred vessels or garments
Kirchengericht n (-e)
ecclesiastical court; consistory
Kirchengesang m (-"e)
hymn, church song; plain-song; hymn singing, congregational singing; chorale; chant; liturgischer K. - psalmody; gregorianischer K. - Gregorian chant
Kirchengesangbuch n (-"er)
hymnal, hymnbook
Kirchengeschichte f
church or ecclesiastical history
Kirchengeschichtler m (-)
church historian
kirchengeschichtlich adj
ecclesiastical; of church or ecclesias­tical history
Kirchengeschichtsforschung f (-en)
church historical research; church histo­rical school
Kirchengesetz n (-e)
canon law; ecclesias­tical law
kirchengesetzlich  adj
canonical
kirchengesetzmäßig  adj
canonical
Kirchengestühl n
(church) pew
Kirchengewalt f
ecclesiastical authority
Kirchengewand n (-"er)
(ecclesiastical or liturgical) vestment
Kirchengfäß n (-e)
church vessel, (pl) church plate; sacred vessel
Kirchenglaube m
ecclesiastical or church faith; creed, dogma
Kirchengrund m
glebe
Kirchengut n (-"er)
patrimony; church property
Kirchenhoheit f
supremacy over the church (by the state)
Kirchenjahr n (-e)
church year; Christian year; ecclesiastical year
Kirchenjurisdiktion f
ecclesiastical jurisdiction
Kirchenkalender m (-)
ecclesiastical calendar
Kirchenkampf m
strife or struggle between church and state
Kirchenkantate f (-n)
church cantata
Kirchenkasse f (-n)
church funds
Kirchenkastell n (-e)
see Kirchenburg
Kirchenkasten m (-")
offertory box; poor or alms box
Kirchenkollekte f (-n)
church collection; (prayer) collect
Kirchenkomponist m (-en)
church composer; church musician
Kirchenkonferenz f (-en)
church conference; convocation
Kirchenkonvent m (-e)
convocation
Kirchenkonzert n (-e)
church concert or concerto; recital of sacred music
Kirchenkreis m (-e)
district under the supervision of a superintendent
Kirchenkunde f
study of the history and development of the church or of the churches
Kirchenland n (-ereien)
church land or estate
Kirchenländereien  
(pl) church lands or estates
Kirchenlast f (-en)
church expenditure or expence(s); church-debt(s); Hist: payment(s) to be made to the Church (as tithes, stole fees, gifts, etc)
kirchenlat. abr
kirchenlateinisch
Kirchenlatein n
church or ecclesiastical Latin
Kirchenlehen n (-e)
ecclesiastical fief or fee
Kirchenlehre n (-n)
church doctrine
Kirchenleitung f
governing body of a church, ecclesiastical government
Kirchenlied n (-er)
hymn; choral(e); sacred song
Kirchenliederdichter m (-)
hymn writer or composer
Kirchenmaus f (-"e)
church mouse; (fig) arme K. - poor (person)
Kirchenmitglied n (-er)
church member
Kirchenmusik f
church music; sacred music
Kirchenmusikdirektor m (-en)
(title of a leading church musician of the Evangelisched Landeskirche)
Kirchenmusiker m (-)
church musician; composer of church music
Kirchenoberhaupt n (-"er)
head of the church
Kirchenordnung f (-en)
liturgy, ritual; rule or decrees for governing church belief, life and worship
Kirchenorgel f (-n)
church organ
Kirchenornat  
canonicals; ecclesiastical or liturgical vestments
Kirchenpatron m (-e)
patron saint (of a church)
Kirchenpatronat n (-e)
patronage
Kirchenpatronin f (-nnen)
(female) patron saint, patroness; advowee
Kirchenpfleger m (-)
administrator of church property, church warden
Kirchenpolitik f
church policy
Kirchenportal n (-)
(church) portal (main entrance door to the church)
Kirchenprovinz f (-en)
regional district or province of a church or an archbishop
Kirchenrat m (-"e)
consistory, church committee or council; ecclesiastical court
Kirchenraub m
church robbery or theft
Kirchenräuber m (-)
church-robber
Kirchenrecht n (-e)
canon (law); church, canonical or ecclisiastical law
Kirchenreform f (-en)
church or ecclesiastical reform
Kirchenregierung f (-en)
church government; church hierarchy; treasury of merits, treasury of the church or the saints, of satisfaction
Kirchenregiment f
church government; church hierarchy; treasury of merits, treasury of the church or the saints, of satisfaction
Kirchenschändung f (-en)
profanation (of a church); sacrilege
Kirchenschatz m (-"e)
church treasure
Kirchenschiff n (-e)
nave
Kirchenschluß m
Mus: church cadence
Kirchenschriftsteller m (-)
ecclesiastical writer
Kirchensitz m (-e)
pew
Kirchenslawisch n
church Slavonic
Kirchensonate f (-n)
church sonata; sonata da chiesa
Kirchenspaltung f (-en)
schism
Kirchensperre f (-n)
interdict
Kirchensprache f
liturgical or church language
Kirchensprengel n (-)
parish
Kirchenstaat m
papal state; papal territory; pontifical state
Kirchensteuer f (-n)
church tax or rate
Kirchenstille f
complete silence
Kirchenstrafe f (-n)
ecclesiastical or church discipline, censure, or penalty
Kirchenstreit m (-e)
religious controversy; dissension in the church
Kirchenstreitigkeit f (-en)
religious controversy; dissension in the church
Kirchenstuhl m (-"e)
pew
Kirchentag m (-e)
church congress; Deutscher Evangelischer K. - Congress or Convention o the German Evangelical/ Lutheran Church; Hist: meeting or congress of the regional German Evangelical/ Lutheran Churches
Kirchenton m
Music: ecclesiastical or church mode
Kirchentonart f
Music: ecclesiastical or church mode
Kirchentrennung f (-en)
schism
Kirchentür f (-en)
church door
Kirchenvater m (-")
Church Father, Father of the Church; (pl): the Early Fathers
Kirchenverfassung f (-en)
church constitution or polity
Kirchenverfolgung f (-en)
persecution of the church
Kirchenvermögen n
church-wealth or assets
Kirchenversammlung f (-en)
church meeting or assembly; synod; convocation; vestry, ecclesiastical council
Kirchenvertrag m (-"e)
agreement between a church and a state
Kirchenvisitation f (-en)
visitation
Kirchenvogt m (-e)
MA: (ecclesiastical or church) advocate; patron
Kirchenvorschrift f (-en)
church or archaic law; ordinance of the church; liturgy
Kirchenvorstand m
church or vestry board; parochial church council
Kirchenvorsteher m (-)
churchwarden; elder; councilor of parish of a church; Versammlung der K. - vestry meeting, elder's meeting
Kirchenwesen n
church matters (according to function and position)
Kirchenwissenschaftler m (-)
 scholar or teacher of canon law; canonist; canon lawyer;
Kirchenzehnte m
tithe
Kirchenzeitung f (-en)
church or parish newspaper, magazine, or journal
Kirchenzucht f
church or ecclesiastical discipline
Kirchgänger m (-)
churchgoer
Kirchgeld n (-er)
annual financial contribution to the church (aside from church tax)
Kirchgemeinde f (-n)
parish
Kirchhalle f (-n)
church porch
Kirchhof m (-"e)
churchyard, cemetery, graveyard
kirchl. abr
kirchlich
Kirchlein n (-)
small or little church
kirchlich adj, adv
church (institution, architecture, etc); ecclesias­tical; clerical; spiritual, sacred, religious (music, etc); Christian (burial, etc); pertaining to the church; (von -by) the church
Kirchlichkeit f
eclesiasticism; religiosity
Kirchner m (-)
sexton
Kirchspiel n (-e)
parish
Kirchsprengel m (-)
diocese
Kirchturm m (-"e)
church tower or steeple
Kirchturmspitze f (-n)
steeple, spire
Kirchturmspolitik f
parochialism; local-parish politics
Kirchweih f (-en)
(church) fair (on the anniversary of the consecration of the local church)
Kirchweihe f (-n)
consecration or dedication of a church; church festival or fair
Kirmes f (-ssen)
(county) fair (originally in commemorating the anniversary of the consecration of the local church)
Kissen n (-)
cushion, pillow, bolster, pad, padding
Kiste f (-n)
box; case; chest; cist
Kitsch m
kitsch; distasteful art; trash
kitschig  adj
kitschy, shoddy, trashy, garish, gaudy
Kitt m
putty; cement (for tiles, pottery, etc); filler
kitten vr
to cement (together); to mend; (fig) to patch up (broken relationships, etc)
KiV abbr
Kirche im Volk. Stuttgart
KiW abbr
Kirche in der Welt. Münster
KiZ abbr
Kirche in der Zeit. Berlin
Kj. abr
Kalenderjahr; Konjunktion; Konjunktiv
KJ abbr
Kirchliches Jahrbuch für die evangelischen Landeskirchen Deutschlands.
KJNTL abbr
Kritisches Journal der neuesten theological Literature. Nürnberg, u.a.
K.K. abr
Kaiserlich-Königlich
KK abbr
Kurzgefaßter Kommentar zu den heiligen Schriften Alten und Neuen Testamentes. H. Strack, Otto Zöckter, eds. München
KKS abbr
Konfessionskundliche Schriftenreihe. Zürich
KKTS abbr
Konfessionskundliche und kontroverstheologische Studien. Paderborn
KKWZ abbr
Katholische Kirche in Wandel der Zeiten und Völker. Bonn
KKZ abbr
Katholische Kirchenzeitung. Salzburg
kl. abr
klagen; klar; klären; klassisch; klein
Klafter f (-n)
fathom; (deep) cord (of wood); span (with outstretched arms)
Klage f (-n)
complaint; accusation; lament(ation); grievance; charge; action; suit
Klagegedicht n (-e)
mournful poem
Klagegesang m (-"e)
lamenting, lament
Klagegeschrei n
wailing, lamentation
Klagehaus n (-"er)
the house of mourning
Klageleute f
(pl) mourners
Klagelied n (-er)
lament; lamentation; dirge, elegy; jeremiad
Klagemauer f
Wailing Wall
klagen vr
to complain (about); to lament (über, um - for); to bewail, bemoan; to to the law, sue
Kläger m (-)
plaintiff, complainant, accuser; prosecuting party; petitioner
Klagesache f
action, lawsuit
Klageschrift f (-en)
writ, list of changes, written complaint; petition; statement of claim
Klagestimme f (-en)
plaintive voice
Klageweib n (-er)
(hired) mourner
Klagl. abr
Klagelieder (Jeremia's) - Lamentations
kläglich  
lamentable; deplorable; pitiable; pitiful; miserable, wretched
Klang m (-"e)
sound, tone, ringing, clang, ring
Klanganalyse f (-n)
sound analysis
Klangaufbau m
sound structure
Klangausdruck m (-"e)
tonal expression
Klangbild n (-er)
sound image or pattern, tonal image
Klangcharakter
tone (quality); tonal characteristic; timbre
Klangeffekt m (-e)
sound effect
Klangfarbe f (-n)
tone (color); harmonic color; instrumental color; timbre
Klangfolge f (-n)
succession of chords; succession of harmonies
Klangfülle f
volume (of sound); sonority
Klanggebung f
intonation
Klanggemisch n
sound mixture
Klanggüte f
tone quality
Klanghöhe f
pitch; notierte K. - actual pitch
Klanglichkeit f
sonority, harmony
klanglos  adj
soundless, toneless
Klangnotation f (-en)
pitch notation, concert notation
Klangreinheit f
purity of sound, tonal purity
Klangstruktur f (-en)
sound structure
Klangverbindung f
tonal blend, sound combination, degree of consonance
Klangverschmelzung f
tonal blend, sound combination, degree of consonance
klangverwandt  adj
harmonically related
klangvoll  adj
sonorous, full sounding, melodious, tuneful, harmonious
Klangwechsel m
harmonic rhythm
Klangwirkung f
sound effect or tonal effect
Klappaltar m (-"e)
winged altarpiece
Klappaltärchen n (-)
folding altarpiece for a portable altar
klar adj
clear; plain; distinct; bright; pure; ready; evident; transparent sich darüber k./im  klaren sein - to be aware of; to realize
klären vr, vrf
to clarify; to settle, resolve; to (make) clear; to clear up; to purify; sich k. werden - become clear (issue, etc)
Klarheit f
clarity, clearness; lucidity; clarity; brightness; transparency; purity; fineness
klass. abr
klassisch
Klass. abr
Klassifikation; Klassifizierung; Klassiker
Klasse f (-n)
class; form; grade; natürliche K. - natural kind
Klassenbewußtsein n
class consciousness
Klassenbeziehung f (-en)
class relation
Klassenbildung f (-en)
class formation; class culture
Klassendiktatur f
class dictatorship
Klassenfeind m (-e)
enemy of the working class
Klassengeist m
class feeling; team spirit
Klassengesellschaft f (-en)
class society
Klassenkampf m (-"e)
class warfare, class conflict, or struggle
Klassenlehrer m (-)
class teacher
klassenlos  adj
classless
Klassenmoral f
class morality
Klassensystem n (-e)
system of classes, class system
Klassifikation f (-en)
classification
Klassik f
classical period or age; classicism
Klassiker m (-)
classical composer; classical writer; (pl) the classics
klassisch  adj
classic(al); k. Altertumswissenschaften - classical studies
Klassische n
(the) classical
Klassizismus m
classicism
Klassizist m (-en)
classicist
Klaue f (-n)
claw, talon, fang, hoof, paw, clutch
Klause f (-n)
hermitage; cell; den; defile, gorge
Klausel f (-n)
clausula; clause; stipulation, condition; proviso; Mus: cadence, clausula
Klausner m (-)
hermit, recluse, anchoret or anchorite
Klausnerzelle f (-n)
cell of a hermit or recluse
Klaviatur f (-en)
keyboard
Klaviaturglockenspiel n (-e)
keyed glockenspiel, keyboard glockenspiel
Klavier n (-e)
piano(forte); (upright) piano, upright; keyboard instrument; Hist: clavier
Klavierauszug m (-"e)
piano score; piano reduction; piano arrangement; vocal score
Klavierkonzert n (-e)
piano(forte) concert(o), concerto for piano(forte)
Klavierpartitur f (-en)
piano score; conductor
Klaviersonate f (-n)
piano(forte) sonata, sonata for piano(forte)
Kleben n
luting, sticking
kleben  vr
to past, glue; to stick  to adhere
Klebrigkeit f
stickiness
Kleeblattkreuz n (-e)
trefled cross
Kleeblattmündung f
trefoil mouth
Kleid n (-er)
dress; gown; garb; frock; clothes, garments
kleiden  vr
to clothe, dress; to deck, adorn; to cover; to fit, to suit; to become; (refl) to get dressed, dress oneself
Kleiderkammer f
vestry
Kleidung f
clothing; garments
Kleidungsstück n (-e)
garment; piece of clothing
klein adj
small, little; minute; diminutive; insignificant; narrow-minded; trivial, petty; (compa) kleinere - lesser, lesser of two (evils, etc); (supl) kleinste - least, smallest, etc of  
Kleinasien n
Asia Minor
kleinbürgerlich adj
petty-bourgeois
Kleinbürgertum n
petty bourgeoisie
Kleindenker m (-)
small-minded person
kleinfigurig  adj
small-figured; small scale
kleingeistig  adj
small or narrow minded
Kleinglaube m
little faith, weakness of faith; unbelief
kleingläubig  adj
of little faith; fainthearted
Kleingläubigkeit f
weakness of faith
kleinherzig  adj
faint-hearted, narrow-minded
Kleinlichkeit f
pettiness, paltriness; meanness
Kleinmut m
faint-heartedness, weak-heartedness; despondency; pusillanimity
kleinmütig  adj
faint-hearted, dejected, despondent
Kleinmütigkeit f
faint-heartedness; despondency
Kleinod n (-e, -ien)
precious object, treasure; gem, jewel; insignia
Kleinplastik f (-en)
small-scale sculpture
kleinst adj, supl
see klein
Klem abr
Klemensbrief
Kleriesei f
clergy; priesthood
klerikal  adj
clerical
Klerikalismus m
clericalism
Kleriker m (-)
cleric; priest; clergyman
Klerikerorden m (-)
religious order
Klerokratie f
hierocracy, government by clerics
Klerus m
clergy; priesthood
klf. abr
klassifiziert
Klgl abr
Klagelieder (Jeremia's) - Lamentations
Klgl. abr
Klagelieder
Kline f (-n)
couch; furniture for reclining
Klinge f (-n)
sword; blade
klingen vi
to sound; to ring; to resound
Klinik f (-en)
clinic, hospital
Kliometrie f
cliometrics
klirren  vr
to rattle, clank, jingle; clash
Klischee n (-s)
cliché
KLK abbr
Katholisches Leben und Kämpfen (Kirchenreform im Zeitalter der Glaubensspaltung). Münster
Klonen n
cloning
klopfen  vr
to beat; to pound; to break (stones); to knock, tap, rap; to pulsate, throb
Klost. abr
Kloster
Kloster n (-")
monastery, nunnery, convent, cloister; ins Klostergehen - to take the veil (of women); to turn monk
Klosterbau m (-ten)
building of a monastery or monasteries
Klosterbibliothek f (-en)
monastic or monastery library; library of a convent
Klosterbogen m (-")
Gothic arch
Klosterbruder m (-"er)
friar, monk
Klosterfrau f (-en)
nun
Klosterfräulein n (-)
(young) nun
Klostergang m (-"e)
cloister(s)
Klostergarten m (-")
monastery or convent garden
Klostergebäude n (-)
monastic, monastery, or convent building
Klostergehorsam m
monastic obedience
Klostergeistliche m (-n)
priest belonging to a monastery, regular priest
Klostergelübde n (-)
monastic vow or profession
Klostergemeinde f (-n)
fraternity, sisterhood
Klostergemeinschaft f (-en)
monastic community; community of nuns
Klostergewölbe n (-)
domical vault; cloister vault
Klostergut n (-"er)
estate belonging to a monastery or a convent
Klosterkeller m (-)
cellar of a monastery
Klosterkellerei f (-en)
wine cellars of a monastery
Klosterkirche f (-n)
monastery church, minster
Klosterleben n
monastic life; cloister
Klosterleute f
(pl) conventuals, monks, nuns
klösterlich  
monastic, cloistered; conventual; k. Seinschalf - brotherhood; sisterhood
Klostermauer f (-n)
monastery or convent wall
Klosterordnung f (-en)
monastic discipline
Klosterreform f (-en)
monastic reform, reform of a monastery or convent
Klosterregel f
monastic rule
Klosterschule f (-n)
monastery or convent school
Klosterschwester f (-n)
lay sister; nun
Klosterstand m
monastic state
Klostervorsteher m (-)
superior of a monastery
Klosterwesen n
monasticism, monastic affairs
Klosterzelle f (-n)
cell in a monastery
Klosterzucht f
monastic discipline
Klotho f
Myth: Clotho (one of the three Fates or Moirai spinning the thread of life)
Kluft f (-"e)
cleft, fissure, gap, cleavage, chasm, gulf, ravine, abyss, gorge, log of wood
klug  adj
intelligent, clever, smart, cunning, shrewd, clear-sighted, wise, sensible, prudent
Klugheit f
prudence, discretion, good sense; sagacity; shrewdness
Kluniazenser m (-)
boy, lad, youngster
kluniazensisch  adj
Cluniac
KM abbr
Die katholischen Missionen. Freiburg, Braunau
KMB abbr
Kleine marianische Bücherei. Paderborn
Knabe m (-n)
boy, lad, youngster
Knabenalter n
boyhood
Knabenchor m (-"e)
boys' choir; boys' chorus
Knabenschänder m (-)
homosexual offender, homosexual
Knabenschule f (-n)
boys' school
Knäblein n (-)
(male) child, little boy, small boy
knapp adj
scarce; short; only just; just concise
Knecht m (-e)
servant; farmhand
knechtisch  adj
menial, slavish, servile, crawling
Knechtschaft f
servitude, slavery
Knechtsgestalt f
und nahm K. an - and took upon him the form of a servant
kneten vr
to knead, blunge, wedge
Kneten n
kneading; molding
knicken  
to carinate
Knie n (-, -e)
knee; bend; angle
Kniebänkchen n (-)
kneeler
knien  vr
to be on one's knees; to be kneeling, kneel, kneel down on one's knees
knirschen  
to crunch, grind; to gnash (teeth)
Knittelvers m (-e)
knittervers; doggerel (verse or line)
Knöchel m (-)
knuckle, ankle(bone), (pl) dice, bones
Knochen m (-)
bone
Knochenasche f
bone ash
knochig  adj
bony, rawboned
Knopfgriff m (-e)
knob handle; button handle
Knoten m (-)
knot; knob; hitch; node
KNT abbr
Kommentar zum Neuen Testament. Theodor Zahn, ed. Leipzig
knüpfen vr
to tie; to make
KO abbr
Kirche im Osten. Stuttgart, u.a.
Kobold m (-e)
goblin, hobgoblin, elf, sprite
Köchel-Verzeichnis n
Koechel Catalogue
kochen  vr
to cook, to boil, to stew; cooking, boiling
Köcher m (-)
quiver
Kochtopf m (-"e)
cooking-pot
Kod. abr
Kodex
Kodex m (-dizes or -dices)
codex, old manuscript; code (of law)
kodieren vr
to code
Kodierung f
coding
Kodifikation f (-en)
condification
kodifizieren  vr
to codify, code, systematize
Kodifizierung f (-en)
codification
Kodizill n (-e)
codicil
Koeducation f
coeducation
Koedukation f
co-education
Koevolution f
co(-)evolution
Koexistenz f
coexistence; friedliche K. - peaceful coexistence
Kognat m (-en)
cognate (blood relatives from the male or fimale lineage of a ruling house)
Kognitionswissenschaft f
cognitive science
Kognitivismus m
cognitivism
kognitivistisch adj
cognitivistic
Koh abr
Prediger (Salomo), Kohelet - Ecclesiastes
Koh. abr
Kohäsion; Kohorte; Kohelet
Kohärentismus m
coherentism
Kohärenz f
coherence
Kohärenztheorie f
coherence theory
Kohelet  
Ecclesiastes (a book of the Bible)
Kohl m
cabbage; (fig) worthless, rubbish; nonsense
Kohle f (-n)
charcoal, coal; carbon; feurige K. auf jemandes Haupt sammeln - to heap coals of fire on someone's head
Kohlenbecken m (-)
brazier
Kohlenfeuer n (-)
a fire of coals
Köhlerglaube m
blind or simple faith
Koinzidenztheorem n
coincidence theorem
Koitus m
coitus, copulation
Kol. abr
Kolosserbrief - Colossians
Kol abr
Kolosserbrief - Colossians
Kol.-Br. abr
Kolosserbrief
Kollege m (-n), n-noun
colleague; co-worker, work mate
Kollegen n-noun
see Kollege
Kollegialität f
loyalty to colleagues
Kollegiat m (-en)
member of a collegiate church; canon
Kollegiatkirche f (-n)
collegiate church
Kollegium n (-ien)
faculty; college, board, council
Kollekte f (-n)
collection
kollektiv  adj
collective
Kollektiv n (-e)
collective body, collective; composite page
Kollektivbewußtsein n
collective consciousness
Kollektivismus m
collectivism
Kollektivpsyche f
group or collective mind
Kollektivschuld f
collective guilt or culpability
Kollektivseele f
collective mind
Kollektivstrafe f
collective punishment
Kollektivsuffix n (-e)
collective (noun) suffix
Kollektivverantwortung f
collective responsibility
Kollektivverhalten n
collective behaviour
Kolonat n, m (-e)
hist: colonate; estate or fee farm
Kolonie f (-n)
colony; settlement; community, colony
kolonizieren vr
to colonize; to settle; to develop
Koloratur f
coloratura
Koloraturarie f
coloratura aria
kolorieren  vr
to color
Kolorierung f
coloration; ornamentation, diminution
Kolorit n (-e)
colouring, coloration; Mus: tone, color, timbre; (fig) color, atmosphere
kolossal  adj
colossal, immense, enormous
Kolosser  
(pl) the Colossians
KO.M abbr
Kirche im Osten. - Monographienreihe. Stuttgart, u.a.
Kombination f (-en)
combination
Kombinatorik f
theory of combinations, combinatorics
kombinatorisch adj
combinatorial, combinative
Komische n
the comic
kommen vi
to come; to arrive; to approach; to arise, result; to proceed from; to happen; in den Himmel k. - to go to heaven
Kommentar m (-e)
commentary; comment
kommentieren vr
to comment (on), make a comment; to give a commentary; to annotate (text, etc); eine kommentierte Ausgabe - an annotated edition
kommerziell adj
commercial
kommissiv adj
commissive
kommunal  adj
communal, municipal
Kommunikant m (-en)
communicant
Kommunikation f (-en)
communication; die Ebene der K. - the level or horizon of communication
Kommunikationsbarriere f (-n)
communication barrier
Kommunikationsebene f (-n)
level or horizon of communication
Kommunikationsforschung f
communication research
Kommunikationsmittel n (-)
means of communication
Kommunikationsmodell n (-e)
communication model
Kommunikationsprozeß m (-sse)
communication process
Kommunikationstheorie f (-n)
theory of communication, communication theory
Kommunikationszusammenbruch m
communicative breakdown
kommunikativ adj
communicative
Kommunion f (-en)
(Holy) Communion; Eucharist; Lord´s Supper
Kommunismus m
communism
Kommunist m (-en)
communist
kommunistisch  adj
communist(ic)
kommunizieren adj
to communicate
Kommutation f (-en)
commutation
kommutativ adj
commutative
komödiantenhaft adj
theatrical, histrionic; (play-)acting, hypocritical
komödiantisch adj
theatrical, histrionic; (play-)acting, hypocritical
Komödie f (-n)
comedy
Komp. abr
Komparation; Komparativ; Kompensation; Kompetenz; Kompilation; Komponente(n); Komponist; Komposition; Kompositum
Kompaktheitssatz m
principle of compactness
Komparatistik f
comparative literature
komparativ adj
comparative
kompatibel adj
compatible
Kompendium n (-dien)
compendium
kompensieren vr
to counterbalance or offset; to compensate; to balance
kompensierend pr p, adj
compensative
kompetent adj
competent
Kompetenz f (-en)
competence, knowledge, proficiency; jurisdiction; responsibility (of authority, etc); power, authority (of a person, office, etc); Ch Hist: compensation (for priests, etc)
Kompetenzfrage f (-n)
question of authority, competence, or responsibility
Kompetenzstufe f (-n)
level or stage of competence, authority, or responsibility
Kompilation f (-en)
compilation; paste-job
Kompilator m (-en)
compiler, compilator
kompilatorisch adj
compilatory
Kompitenz f (-en)
competence, knowledge; authority, power; responsibility; jurisdiction
Kompitenzbereich m (-e)
(area or bounderies of) competence, competency
kompl. abr
komplett; komplex; komplizieren
Komplement n (-e)
complement; counterpart
komplementär adj
complementary
Komplex m (-e)
complex; syndrom
komplex adj
complex
Komplexität f (-en)
complexity
kompliziert p p, adj
difficult, complicated, tricky; intricate; involved, complex (problem, structure, etc)
Komplott m (-e)
conspiricy, plot
komplottieren vr
to conspire (against someone or something), plot
Komponente f (-n)
part, component, element, factor
Komponentenanalyse f
component or componential analysis
Komponentialanalyse f
componential analysis
komponieren  vr
to compose
Kompos. abr
Kompositum
Komposition f (-en)
composition, creation (of scenes or motifs in art, music, etc); make-up, layout (printing)
Kompositionsgeschichte f (sg)
redaction criticism, (also referred to as Redaktionsgeschichte)
Kompositionslehre f
theory of composition; (teaching of) compositition
kompositorisch  adj
compositional; (pl) kompositorische Einzelheiten - compositional details
Kompositum n (-ta, -ten)
compound (words)
kompossibel adj
compossible
Kompossibilität f
compossibility
Komprehension f
comprehension
komprimieren vr
to condense, compress (idea, article, etc)
Kompromiß m (-sse)
compromise
kompromißbereit adj
willing to compromise
Kompromißbereitschaft f
willingness or readiness to compromise
kompromißfreudig adj
willing to compromise
kompromißlos adj
uncompromising
kompromitieren vr
to compromise someone; (refl) to compromise oneself
Komturkreuz n
commander`s cross (in heraldic, see Komtur)
Kön abr
Könige - Kings; 1. Könige - 1 Kings; 2.   Könige - 2 Kings
Kön. abr
Könige - Kings; 1. Könige - 1 Kings; 2.  Könige - 2 Kings
Kondeszendenz f
condescendence
Konditional m, n
conditional (clause, mood, etc); conditional (agreement, etc); im K. - in the conditional
Konditionalsatz m (-"e)
conditional clause, statement, or sentence; irrealer K. - counterfactual (conditional) clause, statement, or sentence; kontrafaktischer or kontrafaktualer K. - counterfactual (conditional) claus, statement, or sentence
Konditionalschluß m
conditional or hypothetical syllogism
Konditionalurteil n (-e)
conditional judgment
konditionell adj
conditional; concerning or relating to the condition
konditioniert adj
conditioned
Konditionierung f
conditioning, conditionalization
Kondolenz f (-en)
condolence, sympathy
Kondolenzbesuch m (-e)
visit of condolence
Kondolenzbrief m (-e)
letter of condolence or sympathy
kondolieren vr
to condole (with), express one's sympathy (with)
Kondordanz f (-en)
concordance; agreement
Kondukt m (-e)
cortege, (funeral) procession
konf. abr
konfessionell; konfirmieren; konfirmiert; konform; konformieren; konformistisch; konfus
Konf. abr
Konferenz; Konfession; Konfessionalismus; Konfirmand; Konfirmation; Konformismus; Konformist; Konfusion
Konferenz f (-en)
conference
konferieren  vr
to confer together; to meet for or go into conference, to discuss
Konfession f (-en)
confession; confession (of faith); creed; denomina­tion; religion
Konfessionalismus m
denominationalism, confessionalism; sectarianism
konfessionell  adj
confessional; denominational
konfessionsgebunden adj
denominational; belonging to a denomination or church
Konfessionskunde f
comparative study of creeds, denominations
konfessionslos adj
unchurched, without church affiliation, not belonging to a denomination or church, non-denominational, undenominational; atheistic; free-thinking
Konfessionsschule f (-n)
denominational or parochial school or church
Konfessionsstatistik f
religious statistics, statistics of the various denominations
Konfessionswechsel m (-)
change of faith, denomination, as church
Konfessor m (-en)
confessor
Konfiguration f (-en)
configuration
Konfirmand m (-en)
candidate for confirmation, confirmand; confirmee
Konfirmandenkatechese f
confirmation catechesis (Protestant)
Konfirmandenunterricht m
confirmation class (Protestant)
Konfirmandenvorbereitung f
confirmation class (Protestant)
Konfirmation f (-en)
confirmation
Konfirmierbarkeit f
confirmability
konfirmieren vr
to confirm
konfl. abr
konfessionslos
Konflikt m (-e)
conflict
Konfliktanalyse f (-n)
conflict analysis
Konfliktlösung f (-en)
conflict resolution
Konformismus m
conformism
Konformist m (-en)
 conformist, conformer
konformistisch adj
conformist
Konformität f
conformity; uniformity
Konfrater m (-)
confrater, brother priest; confrere; fellow minister or clergyman
Konfrontation f (-en)
confrontation
konfrontieren  vr
to confront
Konfusion f (-en)
confusion, disorder, muddle
Konfuzianer m (-)
Confucian, Confucianist
konfuzianisch adj
Confucian
Konfuzianismus m
Confucianism
Konfuziismus m
Confucianism
Konfuzius m
Confucius
kongenial adj
of the same congenial or kindred spirit; Mus: of the same level or high standard
Kongregation f (-en)
congregation: (church) community
Kongregationalismus m
congregationalism
Kongregationalist m (-en)
congregationalist
Kongregationist m (-en)
member of a congregation
Kongreß m (-sse)
congress; convention; conference
Kongreßteilnehmer m (-)
member or participant of a congress, convention, or conference
kongruent adj
congruence, corresponding, concurring, concordant
Kongruenz f (-en)
concurrence, correspondence; congruence, agreement, concord
kongruieren vr
to correspond, concur
König m (-e)
king
Könighaus n ('"-er)
(royal) palace; royal house, dynasty
Königin f (-nen)
queen
Königinmutter m
queen mother
königlich  adj
royal, kingly or queenly, regal; sovereign
Königreich n (-e)
kingdom
Königsburg f (-en)
royal or king's castle
Königshalle f  (-n)
royal hall
Königsherrschaft f
rule or reign of a king
Königshof m (-"e)
royal court
Königspriester m (-)
royal priest
Königssohn m (-"e)
king's son, prince
Königsthron m
royal or king's throne
Königstochter f (-")
king's daughter, daughter of a king, princess
königstreu adj
loyal (to a king)
Königstreue f (-n)
royalism; loyalist; loyalty to a king
Königsurkunde f (-n)
royal document, charter, deed
Königswahl f
election of a king
Königswürde f (-n)
royal dignity, kingship
Königtum n
monarchy; kingship
konisch adj
conical
Konj. abr
 Konjugation; Konjunktiv; Konjunktion
konj. abr
konjugieren; konjugiert; konjunktional; konjunktivisch
konjektual adj
conjectural, inferential; relating to emendation (of texts)
Konjektur f (-en)
conjecture, inferential (form); guess; emendation
konjizieren vr
to emendate a text; to infer, conjecture
konjug. abr
konjugieren; konjugiert
Konjug. abr
Konjugation
Konjugation f (-en)
conjugation; starke K. - strong or irregular conjugation; schwache K. - weak or regular conjugation
Konjugationsendung f (-en)
conjugational ending
Konjugationsform f (-en)
conjugational form
konjugierbar adj
conjugable
konjugieren vr
to conjugate
konjunkt. abr
konjunktional; konjunktivisch; konjunkturell
Konjunkt. abr
Konjunktion(en); Konjunktiv
Konjunktion f (-en)
conjunction; untergeordnete K. - subordinate conjunction
konjunktional adj
conjunctional
Konjunktionalsatz m (-"e)
conjunctional clause
Konjunktiv m (-e)
conjunctive; subjunctive (mood)
Konjunktivform f (-en)
subjunctive form
konjunktivisch adj
subjunctive, conjunctive
Konjunktivität f
conjunctivity
Konjunktivsatz m (-"e)
clause in the subjunctive (mood), subjunctive clause
Konjunktor m (-en)
connective, conjunctor
Konk. abr
Konkordanz; Konkordat; Konkubinat
konkav  
concave
Konkl. abr
Konklave; Konklusion
Konklave f (-n)
conclave
konkludent adj
conclusive, reasoned (argument)
konkludieren vr
Phil: to conclude
konklusiv adj
conclusive
Konkomitanz f
concomitance
konkordant  adj
concordant, conformable (geological strata)
Konkordanz f (-en)
concordance; Mus: concord
Konkordat n (-)
concordat, treaty between church and state
Konkordienbuch n
Book of Concord (containing the basic Lutheran confessional formularies (1580))
Konkordienformel f
Formula of Concord (1577)
konkr. abr
 konkret; konkretisieren; konkretisiert
konkret adj, adv
concrete(ly); tangible, actual, real; exacly; k. ge­sprochen - in factual or concrete terms; in more specitic or precise terms; Phil: konkretes Allgemeines - concrete universal
konkretisieren vr
to put in(to) concrete terms, reify, concretize; fix, set; (vrf) take shape, concretize
Konkretisierung f
reification, concretization
Konkretismus m
concretism
Konkretum n (-ta)
concrete noun; Phil: concretum, particular
Konkubinat n (-e)
concubinage, cohabitation; hetaerism or hetairism
Konkubine f (-n)
concubine
Konkupiszens f
concupiscence
Konkurrent m (-en)
competitor; rival
Konkurrenz f (-en)
rivalry, competition; concurrence (of religious festivals, etc)
konkurrenzlos adj
without competition or competitors; unparalleled; matchless, unequaled, unrivaled
Konnektivität f
connectivity
können vi, aux
to be able to, can; to know (how to); could, might
Können n
ability; skill
Konnex m (-e)
nexus
Konnotat n (-e)
connotation
Konnotation f (-en)
connotation
konnotativ adj
connotative
kons. abr
konsekriert; konsekutiv; konsequent;  konservativ; konsistent; konsultieren
Kons. abr
 Konservative(n); Konservatismus; Konsonant; Konsortium
konsek. abr
konsekutiv
Konsekration f (-en)
consecration
konsekutiv adj
sequent, consecutive
Konsekutivdolmetschen n
consecutive interpreting
Konsekutivsatz m (-"e)
consecutive clause
Konsens m (-e)
consensus; consent; approval, agreement
Konsensbildung f
consensus formation
Konsensbildungsprozeß m
process of building consensus, consensus building process
Konsensentscheidung f
consensual decision
Konsenslösung f
consensual agreement or solution
konsensorientiert adj
consensus-oriented
konsensuell adj
consensual
Konsensus m (-)
consensus, consent
konsequent adj, adv
consistent(ly); consequent(ly); persis­tent; logical(ly);  rigorously, strictly, thoroughly
Konsequentialismus m
consequentialism
konsequentialistisch adj
consequentalist(ic)
Konsequenz f (-en)
consequence; logical conclusion; determination; resolution; logicality; mit K. einer Sache nachgehen - to persue or  investigate sth rigorously
Konservatismus m
conservatism, conservativeness
konservativ adj
conservative; reactionary; unprogressive
Konservator m (-en)
curator, conservator
konservatorisch adj, adv
curatorial; of a conservatory
Konservatorium n (-rien)
conservatory, conservatoire
konservieren  vr
to conserve
Konservieren n
conservation
Konservierung f
conservation
Konsilium n (-ien)
consultation (of experts), expert opinion
konsistent adj
consistent; firm, solid, compact
Konsistenz f (-en)
consistency
konsistorial
Konsistorialgericht n (-e)
spiritual or consistorial court, consistory
Konsistorialrat m (-"e)
member of a Consitorium
Konsistorialverfassung f
consistorial constitution
Konsistorium n (-ien)
consistory, church council (Lutheran)
Konsonant m (-en)
consonant
Konsonanteneinschub m
epenthesis; exprescency, excrescence
Konsonantenhäufung f (-en)
accumulation of consonant cluster
Konsonantenschwund m
loss of consonants
Konsonantenverdoppelung f
geminating of a consonant
konsonantisch adj
consonantic(al)
Konsonantismus m
consonantism
Konsonanz f (-en)
consonance, concord; recurrence of consonants
konsonieren  vr
to consonate, to be or sound consonant
konstant  adj
constant, permanent; stable, invariable; stationary, persistent
Konstante f
constant or stable element or factor
Konstantin m
Constantine
Konstantinische Schenkung f
Donation of Constantine
Konstantinopel  
Constantinople
Konstanz f (-en)
constancy; stability; uniformity; K. der Natur - uniformity of nature; (city of) Constance; das Konstanzer Konzil - the council of Constance
konstatieren vr
to state; to confirm; to establish; to detect; to ascertain, verify
konstativ adj
constativ; c. Äußerung - constative predication or utterance
Konstellation f (-en)
constellation
Konstituante f
Konstituente, constituent; constituent assembly
Konstituens n
constituent
Konstituente f
constituent
Konstituentenanalyse f
constituent analysis
konstituieren vr
to establish, constitute; to appoint; (refl) to convene, assemble; to become established or incorporated
Konstitution f (-en)
constitution
Konstitutionalismus m
constitutionalism
konstitutionell adj
constitutional
konstitutiv adj
constitutive
Konstrukt n (-e)
construct
Konstruktion f (-en)
construction
Konstruktivismus m
constructivism; kantischer K. - Kantian constructivism
konstruktivistisch adj
constractivist(ic)
Konsubstantialität f
consubstantiality
Konsubstantiation f
consubstantiation
Konsul m (-n)
consul
Konszientialismus m
conscientialism
kont. abr
kontemplativ
Kontakt m (-e)
contact
Kontemplation f (-en)
contemplation, meditation
kontemplativ adj
contemplative, meditative
Kontemplativ-Erhabenes n
contemplative-sublime (Schiller)
Konterrevolution f
counter-revolution
Kontext m (-e)
context
kontextabhängig adj
context-dependent (grammar, meaning, etc), according to the context
kontextbezogen  adj
 according to the context
Kontextdefinition f
contextual definition
kontextfrei adj
context-free
Kontextglosse f (-en)
added or incerted closs or phrase in a text of a manuscript
Kontextinvarianz f (-en)
contextual invariance
kontextsensitiv adj
context sensitive
kontextual  adj
 contextual
Kontextualismus m
contextualism
Kontextualität f
Kontextuality
Kontextur f (-en)
connection, relationship
kontexunabhängig adj
context-independent (meaning, etc)
Kontiguität f
contiguity
Kontinent m (-e)
continent
kontinental  adj
continental
kontingent adj
contingent (existence, existenz, predication, statement, etc)
Kontingenz f (-en)
contingency; K. des Endlichen - contingency of the finite
Kontingenzerfahrung f
contingency experience
Kontingenztheorie f
theory of contingency (Leibniz)
kontinuierlich adj, adv
continuous; steady; uninterrupted; consistant; steadily
Kontinuität f
continuity
Kontinuum n
continuum
kontr. abr
kontrapunktisch; kontrastieren(d); kontrovers; kontrahiert
Kontr. abr
Kontrakt; Kontrapunkt; Kontrast; Kontribution; Kontroverse
Kontra-Relief n (-s)
counter relief
Kontraargument n
counter-argument
Kontradiktion f (-en)
contradiction
kontradiktorisch adj
contradictory; k. Satz - contradictory sentence, statement, or proposition
kontrafaktisch adj
counterfactual (evidence, statement, assumption, etc); k. Konditionalsatz - sentence in the conditional (mood); k. Konditional - counterfactual conditional, subjunctive (conditional)
Kontrafaktizität f
counterfacticity, counterfactuality
Kontrakt m (-e)
contract
Kontraposition f (-en)
contraposition, counterposition
Kontrapunkt m
countersubject; Mus: counterpoint
kontrapunktieren  vr
to counterpoint, to write in counterpoint
Kontrapunktiker m (-)
contrapuntist
kontrapunktisch  adj
contrapuntal
konträr adj
opposite; contrary, antithetical; contrary
Kontrasignatur f (-en)
countersignature; countersigning
Kontrast m (-e)
contrast
kontrastieren  vr
to contrast
kontrastierend pr p
contrasting
kontrastreich  adj
rich in contrast
Kontrastschwelle f (-n)
differential threshold
Kontrastwelle f
contrast; contrast effect
Kontrasubjekt n
counter subject; counter theme
Kontrolle f (-n)
supervision, control, check
kontrovers adj, adv
conflicting; controversial
Kontroverse f (-n)
dispute, controversy (um, über - about)
kontstantinisch adj
Constantinian
Kontur f (-en)
contour; outline
konturieren  vr
to outline, draw the contours; to draw an outline sketch
Konturierung f
contouring; outlining
konturlos  adj
without contour
konv. abr
konvektiv; konventionell; konvertierbar
Konv. abr
Kovent; Konvention; Konversation; Konversion; Konvertierbarkeit; Konvertit;  Konvoi
Konvent m (-e)
convent; convention, meeting; assembly; fraternity, student society
Konventikel n (-)
(religous) conventicle
Konvention f (-en)
convention, custom usage; arrangement, agreement
konventional adj
conventional
Konventionalisierung f
conventionalization
Konventionalismus m
conventionalism
konventionalistisch adj
conventionalist (argument, objection, etc)
konventionell  adj
conventional, traditional; formal, ceremonious
konvergent  adj
converging; convergent
Konversationsstück n (-e)
conversation piece
Konversion f (-en)
conversion
konvert. abr
konvertierbar
konvertieren  vr
to convert (to a different faith)
konvertierend  pr p
converting
konvertiert  p p, adj
converted
Konvertierung f (-en)
conversion
Konvertit m (-en)
convert; neophyte; proselyte
konvex  adj
convex
Konvexbogen m (-, -")
convex arch
Konviktuale m (-n)
seminarian
konz. abr
 konzentrieren; konzentriert; konzeptionell; konzessiv (Sprachw.); kkonzilliant; konzipieren
Konzelebration f (-en)
concelebration
Konzentration f
concentration
Konzentrationslager n (-)
concentration camp
konzentrieren vr
to concentrate; with concentration; in concentrated form
konzentrisch  adj
concentric
Konzept n (-e)
notes (of speech, etc.), rough copy, first draft
Konzeption f (-en)
conception, (basic) idea
Konzeptualismus m
conceptualism
Konzert n (-e)
concerto; concert; recital; geistliches K. - spiritual concerto, sacred concerto; Vokal K. - vocal concerto
konzertant  adj
concertante, concertato
Konzertante f
concertante
Konzertarie f
concert aria, concertante aria
konzertieren vr
to give concerte, to give recitals, to concertize
Konzil n (-e)
council, church council
Konzilium n (-ien)
(church) council
konzipieren  vr
 to conceive; to formulate, to draft
koop. abr
 kooperativ; kooperieren
kooperativ adj
cooperative
koord. abr
koordinieren; koordiniert
koordinierend pr p, adj
coordinating
koordiniert pp, adj
coordinate
kop. abr
kopieren; kopiert
Kop. abr
Kopeke; Kopie; Kopula; Kopulation
Kop.-Kom. abr
Kopulativkompositum
Kopal m (-e)
Art: copal
kopernikanisch adj
Copernican; k. Weltsystem - Copernican system (of the universe); k. Weltbild - Copernican world view
Kopernikus m
Copernicus
Kopf m (-"e)
head; person; heading
Kopfputz m
headdress
Kopfreliquiar n (-e)
head-shaped reliquary
Kopfschmuck m (-e)
headdress
Kopie f (-n)
copy
kopieren vr
to copy
Kopist m (-en)
copyist
kopt. abr
koptisch
Kopte m (-n)
Coptic
koptisch  adj
Coptic
Kopula f (-s, lae)
copula
Kor abr
Korinther(brief) - Corinthians; 1. Korinther(brief) - 1 Corinthians; 2. Korinther(brief) - 2 Corinthians
Kor. abr
Korinther(brief) - Corinthians; 1. Korinther(brief) - 1 Corinthians; 2. Korinther(brief) - 2 Corinthians
Koralle f (-n)
coral
Koran m (-e)
Koran; Quran; Qur'an
Korb m (-"e)
basket; pannier; (fig) rejection; refusal, dismissal
Korbbogen m (-, -")
basket arch
Korbhenkel m (-)
basket handle
Korinth  
Corinth
Korinther m
Corinthian; Letter or Epistle to the Corinthians
Korintherbrief m
Epistle or Letter to the Corinthians
korinthisch adj
Corinthian
Korn n (-"er)
corn, grain; seed, kernel; Archaeol: grit
Kornhaus n (-"er)
granary, storehouse
Korp. abr
Korpus
Körp. abr
Körperschaft
Körp.d.ö.R. abr
Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts
Körper m (-)
body; bulk; object; trunk;
Körperform f (-en)
shape of the body
körperlich  adj
corporeal; bodily, physical; material; k. Arbeit - manual work; k. Natur - corporeal Nature; k. Substanz - corporeal or material substance (Leibniz)
Körperlichkeit f
corporality, corporeality
körperlos adj
bodiless; incorporal; immaterial
Körpersprache f
body language
Korporale n (-)
corporal, altar cloth
Korpus m, n (-ora)
body; totality, entirety, mass
korr. abr
korrekt; korrelativ; korrespondieren(d); korrigieren; korrigiert
korref. abr
korreferieren
Korrektur f (-en)
correction
Korrelat n (-e)
correlate
Korrelation f (-en)
correlation
korrelativ adj
correlative
Korrelativismus m
correlatism
Korrelativität f
correlativity
Korresp. abr
Korrespondent; Korespondenz
Korrespondenzregel f
correspondence rule
korrigieren vr
to correct; to revise; to alter; to rectify
Korruption f (-en)
corruption
Kor.Zus abr
Korrektur Zusatz
koscher  adj
kosher
kosmisch adj
cosmic
Kosmodizee f
cosmodicy (Nietzsche)
Kosmogonie f (-n)
cosmogony
Kosmokrator m
Christ, Ruler of the World
Kosmologie f (-n)
cosmology
kosmologisch adj
cosmological (evolution, idea, etc); k. Gottesbeweis - cosmological proof of the existence of God
Kosmos m
universe
kosmos adj
Gr: world
Kosmotheismus m
cosmotheism
Kosmotheologie f
cosmo-theology
Kost f
food, board
kostbar  adj
valuable; costly, expensive; precious
Kostbarkeit f (-en)
precious object
kosten vr
to cost; to try, taste; to require
köstlich  adj
costly, precious, valuable, exquisite, excellent, delicious, tasty, dainty
Kot m
dirt, filth; mire, mud, muck; manure, dung; excrement
Kotext m (-e)
co-text
KP abbr
Der kleine Pauly. Lexikon der Antike. Stuttgart
Kpsch. abr
Körperschaft
Kpt. abr
Kapitel
KQT abbr
Konkordanz zu den Qumrantexten. Karl G. Kuhn, ed. Göttingen
KR abbr
Kirchenreform. Stuttgart
krachen  vr
to crack, burst, crash; to fail, be ruined
Krachen n
crack; crash; roar
Kraft f (-"e)
strength; force; power; might; energy; vigor; worker
kraft  
by virtue of, on the strength of, because of; through, owing to; k. der Gnade - because of the grace
Kraftäußerung f (-en)
expression or manifestation of force
Kräfteverhältnis n (-se)
relative strength; interrelation of forces
kräftig adj, adv
strong(ly); powerful(ly); vigorous(ly); forceful(ly); hard; valid
kräftigen  
to strengthen, to invigorate, to enforce, to harden
Kräftigung f
strengthening, restoration, invigoration
kraftlos  adj
weak, powerless
Kraftmensch m (-en)
strongman, muscleman
kraftvoll  adj
powerful, strong, energetic, forceful
Kragen m (-)
collar
Kragkuppel f (-n)
corbelled dome; beehive dome
Kragstein m (-e)
corbel
Kragstück n (-e)
corbel, ancon
Kragsturzbogen m (-, -")
shouldered arch
Krähe f (-n)
crow
krähen  vr
to screech, squawk, crow
Krämer m (-)
Hist: shopkeeper, cellar; tradesman
Kranich m (-e)
crane
krank adj
sick, ill; diseased; ailing
kränken  
(refl) to hurt, wound; to offend, injure; to feel hurt (by - über), to worry about
Krankenbesuch m (-e)
visitation to a sick
Krankenhaus n (-"er)
hospital
Krankenhausgeistliche m
hospital chaplain
Krankenkommunion f
communion of the sick
Krankenölung f
anointing of the sick; unction of the sick; extreme unction; last rites
Krankensalbung f
anointing of the sick; unction of the sick; extreme unction; last rites
Krankheit f (-en)
disease; malady; illness, sickness; K. zum Tode - sickness into or unto death
Kränkung f (-en)
hurt; offense; insult
Kranz m (-"e)
garland, wreath, corona
krasis
Gr: union (with ref to Christ)
Krater m (-)
krater
Krätze f
scabies, scab
Kreatianismus m
creationism
Kreatinismus m
creationism
Kreationismus m
creationism
kreativ adj
creative; k. Ich - creative ego or I; k. Nichts - creative nothing
Kreativität f
creativity
Kreatur f (-en)
creature; created man; wretch; alle Kreaturen - all living creatures, all creation
kreatürlich  adj
creatural, creaturely
Krebs m (-e)
crab, crayfish; cancer
Kreigsmann m (-leute)
warrior; die Kriegsleute - the fighting men
Kreis m (-e)
circle; compass, range; group; sphere; zone; orbit
Kreisabschnitt m (-e)
segment of a circle, foil
kreisförmig  adj
circular
Kreislauf m
cycle; cyrcle, round; revolution; circulation, circular course
kreisrund  adj
circular
Kreissehnenpolitur f
chordal burnishing
Kreissynode f (-n)
district church congress, district synod
Kreta  
Crete
kretisch  adj
Cretan
Kreuz n (-e)
cross; crucifix; crosier; crossbar; Mus: sharp (sign); (fig) grief; cross, affliction, suffering
Kreuzabnahme f
descent or deposition from the cross
Kreuzaltar m (-"e)
lay altar, rood altar
Kreuzarm m (-e)
arm of the cross; transept arm
Kreuzberg m
Calvary
Kreuzbild n (-er)
effigy of the cross
kreuzen  vr
to cross
Kreuzerhöhung f
Fest der K. - holy-cross day
Kreuzesopfer n
Christ's sacrifice; sacrifice on the cross
Kreuzesstamm m
the cross, holy rood (tree)
Kreuzestod m
crucifixion, death on the cross; der Kreuzestod Christi - the crucifixion (of Christ)
Kreuzeszeichen n
sign of the cross
Kreuzfahne f (-n)
banner of the cross
Kreuzfahrer m (-)
crusader
Kreuzfahrergotik f
Gothic-style (buildings) in Asia Minor
Kreuzfahrt f (-en)
crusade
Kreuzform f (-en)
cross shape or form, cruciform shape
kreuzförmig  adj, adv
cross-shaped, cruciform, in the form or shape of a cross
Kreuzgang m (-"e)
cloister
Kreuzgewölbe n (-)
groin or cruciform vault
Kreuzgratgewölbe n (-)
groin(ed) vault, cross vault(ing)
Kreuzheer n (-e)
army of the cross or of crusaders
Kreuzherr m (-en)
hist: crusader; knight of the cross
kreuzigen vr
to crucify, nail to the cross
Kreuzigung f (-en)
crucifixion; the Crucifixion (of Christ); Art: Crucifixion
Kreuzigungsbild n (-er)
picture of the crucifixion
Kreuzigungsdartstellung f (-en)
representation of the crucifixion
Kreuzigungsgruppe f (-n)
crucifixion group
Kreuzigungsstätte f (-n)
place of crucification; Calvary
Kreuzigungsszene f (-n)
crucifixion scene
Kreuzkirche f (-n)
cruciform church, church with a trancept
Kreuzkuppelkirche f (-n)
cruciform plan church or basilica with dome(s)
Kreuzlage f (-n)
cross-hatching
Kreuzlied n (-er)
crusader song, crusading song
Kreuzorder m
Order of the Cross
Kreuzpredigt f (-en)
crusading sermon
Kreuzreim m (-e)
(metric of) alternate rhyming
Kreuzreliquie f (-n)
relic of the cross calvery
Kreuzrippe f (-n)
Arch: diagonal or cross rib
Kreuzrippengewölbe n (-)
rib vault, sail vault
Kreuzritter m (-)
crusader; knight of the cross
Kreuzschiff n (-e)
transept
Kreuzschnabelhenkel m (-)
wish-bone handle
kreuzschraffieren  adj
to cross-hatch
Kreuzstrebe f (-n)
Arch: cross stay, dioginal strut
Kreuztitel m (-)
hist: superscription or title of the cross
Kreuztonart f
sharp key
Kreuzträger m (-)
cross bearer, crucifer
Kreuztragung f
bearing of the cross
kreuz und quer adv
crisscross, zigzag
Kreuzverhör n (-e)
cross-examination
Kreuzweg m (-e)
crossroad, crossing; the Procession of Christ of Calvary, stations or way of the cross
Kreuzwegstation f (-en)
the Stations of the Cross
Kreuzwoche f
Rogation week
Kreuzzeichen n
sign of the cross
Kreuzzug m (-"e)
crusade
kriechen vi
to crawl, creep
Krieg m (-e)
war; strife; warfare
Krieger m(-)
warrior; soldier
kriegerisch adj
warlike
Kriegsgefangene m (-n)
prisoner of war
Kriegsgefangenenlager n (-)
prisoner-of-war camp
Kriegsgefangeschaft f (-en)
captivity
Kriegsgeschichte f (-n)
history of war
Kriegsgeschrei n (-)
battle cry; rumor of war
Kriegsgott m (-"er)
god of war
Kriegsgöttin f (-nen)
goddess of war
Kriegshetze f
warmongering
Kriegsjahr n (-e)
year of the war, war year
Kriegsknecht m (-e)
mercenary
Kriegslied n (-er)
war-song
Kriegsrecht n
martial or military law
Kriegsschuld f (-en)
war debt or reparation; war guilt
Kriegsschuldfrage f
question of war guilt
Kriegsverbrechen n (-)
war crime
Kriegsverbrecher m (-)
war criminal
Kriegsverbrecherprozeß m (-sse)
trial of war criminals, war crimes trial
Kriegsvolk n
army
Kriegswaffe f (-n)
weapon, weapons of war
Kriegswagen m (-)
chariot, iron chariot
Kriegszustand m (-"e)
state of war
kriminal  adj
criminal, penal
Kriminalität f
criminality, crime
Krippe f (-en)
crib, manger, feeding trough
Krippenfigur f (-en)
nativity figurine
Krippenkunst f
art of the representation of the nativity
Krippenspiel n (-e)
nativity play; Christmas play
Krischna
Krishna
Krise f (-n)
crisis
krisenfest  adj
crisis-proof, stable
Krisentheologie f
crisis theology
Krisenzeit f (-en)
period or time of crisis; time(s) of stress; K. der Weltgeschichte - pivotal age or time of world history
Krishna  
Krishna (deity in Hinduism)
Krisis f (Krisen)
crisis; critical stage; (economic) depression
Kristall m (-e)
crystal
kristallklar  adj
clear as crystal, crystal clear
krit. abr
kritisch
Kriterium n (-ien)
criterion; gemeinsames K. - common criterion
Kritik f (-en)
criticism; critique; review, notice; an etwas K. üben - criticize sth; auf K. stoßen - meet with criticism; K. der Vernunft selbst - critique of reason itself (Kant); K. des dialektischen Scheins - critique of dialectical illusion
Kritiker m (-)
critic
Kritiklosigkeit f
uncritical-ness, uncritical disposition or attitude, lack of criticism
kritisch adj
critical(ly); serious, grave; kritische Ausgabe - critical edition; k. Auflösung - crirical resolution; kritischer Bericht - critical report or notes; k. Bewußtsein - critical awareness or consciousness
kritisieren vr
to criticize, find fault; to ensure; to comment (upon); to review
Kritizismus m
criticism; critical philosophy
Krompromißlosigkeit f
uncompromisingness
Krone f (-n)
crown; coronet; (fig) crown; summit (mountain)
krönen  vr
tow crown, to honor, to exalt, to put the finishing touch (to), to surmount
Krönung f (-en)
coronation
Krönungsfeier f (-n)
coronation ceremony
Krönungsinsignien  
(pl) regalia
Krönungsmantel m (-")
coronation cloak or mantle
Krönungsornat m (-e)
coronation vestments
Krönungsschmuck m
coronation jewels, coronation jewelry
Krönungszeremonie f
coronation ceremony
Krückenkreuz n (-e)
potent cross
Krug m (-"e)
pitcher, jug, mug, pot, jar; urn; tavern
krumm  adj
crooked,  bent,  curved; twisted, bowed, arched; indirect; dishonest
krümmen  vr
to bend; to crook; kein Haar soll euch gekrümmt werden - but not a hair of your head will perish
Krummstab m (-"e)
crozier; crosier; crook (of a bishop)
Krüppel m (-)
cripple
Kruzifix n (-e)
crucifix
Krypta f (-en)
crypt
Krz. abr
Kranz; Kreuz
Ks. abr
Kaiser
KSTh abbr
Kleine Schriften zur Theologie. München
KStT abbr
Kanonistische Studien und Texte. Bonn
Kt. abr
Kaisertum; Kanton; Karte; Kartei
Ktr. abr
Kontrast
KTU abbr
Die keilalphabetischen Texte aus Ugarit. M. Dietrich, et al., eds. Neukirchen, u.a.; The Cuneiform Alphabetic Texts from Urgarit. Ras Hani and other Places. M. Dietrich, et al., eds. Münster
KUB abbr
Keilschriftenurkunden aus Boghazköi. Berlin
Kubismus m
cubism
Kubus m (-, -ben)
cube
Küche f (-n)
kitchen
Kuchen m (-)
cake; pastry
KuD abbr
Kerygma und Dogma. Göttingen
KuG abbr
Kirche und Gesellschaft. Augsburg
kugelförmig  adj
globular; spherical
kugelig  adj
globular; spherical
Kuh f (-"e)
cow; female of deer
kühl adj
cool; (fig) lukewarm, unconcerned, indifferent, unmoved
kühn  
bold, brave, daring, audacious
Kuhn abbr
Konkordanz zu den Quamrantexten. K. G. Kuhn, ed. Göttingen
KuKi abbr
Kunst und Kirche. Darmstadt
Kult m (-e)
cult; (form of) worship
kult. abr
 kultisch; kultiviert; kulturell
Kult. abr
Kultur(en); Kultus
Kultbau m (-ten)
ceremonial building, cult building 
Kultbild n (-er)
cult image; sacred picture
Kultbuch n (-"er)
cult book
Kultfigur f (-en)
cult figure
Kultgemeinschaft f (-en)
cult or religious community
kultisch adj, adv
cultic(ally); ritual;
Kultraum m (-"e)
room for religious ceremonies or worship; cult room
Kultreligion f (-en)
cult religion
Kultstätte f (-n)
cult site; ceremonial site; sacred site
Kultstatus m
cult status
Kultur f (-en)
culture; civilization; cultivation; refinement
kulturabhängig adj
culture-dependent
Kulturanthropologie f
cultural anthropology
Kulturapologetik f
cultural apologetics
Kulturaustausch m
cultural exchange
Kulturbegegnung f (-en)
encounter between cultures, cultural encounter
Kulturbegriff m (-e)
concept of culture, cultural concept
Kulturbesitz m (-e)
cultural property
kulturfeindlich adj
anti-cultural; hostile to culture or civilization
Kulturgemeinschaft f (-en)
cultural community
Kulturgene pl
cultural genes; cultugens
Kulturgeschichte f
history of culture, cultural history
Kulturgesellschaft f
civilized society
Kulturgut n (-"er)
cultural wealth or asset(s); cultural goods
Kulturhistoriker m (-)
cultual historian
Kulturideal n (-e)
cultural ideal
Kulturkreis m
culture area; culture complex or group
Kulturkrise f (-n)
cultural crisis
Kulturleistung f (-en)
cultural achievement
Kulturmensch m
civilized man or person
Kulturphilosophie f
philosophy of culture, cultural philosophy
Kulturrecht n (-e)
cultural right(s)
Kulturreligion f (-en)
religion of culture; primitive culture religion
Kulturrevolution f (-en)
cultural revolution
kulturspezifisch adj
culturally specific
Kulturträger m (-)
culture-bearer, bearer or upholder of culture
Kulturwissenschaft f
science of culture, cultural science
Kultus m
cult; worship; (religious) order, service
KuM abbr
Kerygma und Mythos. Hamburg
Kumtur m (-e)
hist: commander (a knight of an Order of Knights)
kumulativ adj
cumulative
Kunde m (-n)
1. gen (-) news, tidings, information; witness; knowledge - 2. gen (-n) client; patron; customer; 
kuneiform  adj
cuneiform; wedge-shaped (form)
künftig adj, adv
(adj) future, coming, prospective, next; imminent; (adv) in future; henceforth, from this time or now on; thereafter
Kunst f (-"e)
art(s); skill; artifice; trick; angewandte K. - applied arts; bildende K. - fine arts; depictive art; plastic or visual art; K. als Erscheinung - art as appearance; K. as utopisches Versprechen - art as promis of utopia; K. an sich - art as such; art for art`s sake; K. um der K. willen - art for art`s sake; schöne K. - fine art
Kunstauffassung f (-en)
concept of art
Kunstautonomie f
autonomy of art
Kunstbewegung f (-en)
art movement
Kunstdenkmal n (-"er)
art monument
Kunstdeutung f (-en)
art interpretation
Kunstentwicklung f (-en)
development of art; artistic development
Kunstereignis n (-sse)
art event
Kunsterzeugnis n (-se)
art product
Kunsterziehung f
art or artistic education
Kunstfälschung f (-en)
art forgery; fake (piece of art)
Kunstfertigkeit f (-en)
artistic skill; artistic dexterity; workmanship
Kunstform f (-en)
art form
Kunstgattung f (-en)
genre; art form; kind of art
Kunstgegenstand m (-"e)
art object
Kunstgesch. abr
Kunstgeschichte
Kunstgeschichte f
art history, history of art
kunstgeschichtlich adj
art historical
Kunstgriff m (-e)
device
Kunsthandwerk n
crafts; applied arts
Kunsthandwerker m (-)
craftsman, artisan
kunsthist. abr
kunsthistorisch
Kunsthist. abr
Kunsthistoriker
Kunstkritik f (-en)
art criticism
Kunstkritiker m (-)
art critic
künstl. abr
künstlerisch; künstlich
Künstler m (-)
artist, artiste
künstlerisch adj, adv
artistic(al); artistically; k. Aufrichtigkeit - artistic integrity or sincerity; k. Gestaltung - artistic design; k. Schein - artistic delusion or illusion; k. Schaffen - artistic creation or work
Künstlerkolonie  f (-n)
 artist colony
Künstlerroman m (-e)
artist novel
Künstlersignatur f (-en)
artist's signature
Künstlerwerkstätte f (-n)
art workshop; atelier, studio
künstlich adj, adv
artificial(ly); man-made; imitation; Ling: technical; articitial; fig affected; artificial
Künstlichkeit f
artificially; K. des sozialen Lebens - artificiality of social life
Kunstlied n (-er)
art song
Kunstmittel n (-)
device
Kunstmusik f
art music
Kunstobjekt n (-e)
art object, objet d'art
Kunstphilosophie f
philosophy of art
Kunstproduktion f
production of art, creation of art
Kunstreligion f
religion of art (Hegel)
Kunstrezeption f
reception of art
Kunstrichtung f (-en)
art movement; artistic style; art trend; artistic school
Kunstschatz m (-"e)
art treasure
Kunstschönes n
beauty in art
Kunstsinn m
artistic sense
Kunstsinnigkeit f
appreciativeness of art, sensitivity to art
Kunstsoziologie f
sociology of art
Kunstsprache f
artificial language, language of art
Kunststil m (-e)
art style
Kunsttheorie f
theory of art, artistic theory
Kunsttrieb m
art or artistic impulse; artistic drive
Kunst um der Kunst willen  
reine Kunst; l'art pour 'art, art for art's sake
Kunstverständnis n
artistic sense; understanding of art, appreciation of/for art
kunstvoll adj
artistic; skillful
Kunstw. abr
Kunstwerk(e); Kunstwert; Kunstwort; künstliche Wortschöpfung
Kunstwelt f
world of art, virtual reality, fictitious world
Kunstwerk n (-e)
art work, work of art, chef d'oeuvre
Kunstwissenschaft f
science of art
Kunstwort n
coined or artificial word; technical term
Kunstzweck m
Zweck der Kunst
Kupferdruck m (-e)
print (from a copper plate)
Kupfermünze f (-n)
copper coin
Kupferplatte f (-n)
copper plate
Kupferstich m (-e)
copper engraving
Kuppel f (-n)
dome; cupola
Kuppelbau m (-ten)
domed building; dome construction
Kuppeldach n (-"er)
dome(d) roof
Kuppelgrab n (-"er)
tholos tomb, passage grave
Kur. abr
Kurat(ie); Kurator(ium)
KuR abbr
Kirche und Recht. Wien
Kürbisflasche f (-n)
gourd
Kurf. abr
Kurfürst
kurfl. abr
kurfürstlich
kurs. abr
kursiv
kursiv  
cursive
Kursivschrift f
italics
Kurvatur f (-en)
curvature
Kurve f (-n)
curve
kurz  
short(ly), brief(ly), concise; in short, in a word
kurzatmig  
dull (in tone) (bell)
Kurzf. abr
Kurzform
Kurzfassung f (-en)
abridged or short version
kurzfr. abr
kurzfristig
kurzfristig adj
short-term; short-dated
kurzlebig adj
(fig) short-lived
kurzsichtig adj, adv
shortsighted(ly)
kurzsilbig adj
having a short syllable
kurzstämmig adj
having a short stem or syllable
Kürzungsregel f
rule of detachment; cancellation rule or law
Kurzw. abr
Kurzwort
kurzweg adj
flatly; offhand; abruptly; simply; on the spur of the moment
Kurzzeitgedächtnis n
short-term memory
KuS abbr
Kirche und Synagoge. Stuttgart
Küster m (-)
sexton, sacristan or sacrist, verger
Küsterei f (-en)
office or house of the sexton
Kustode f (-n)
hist: signature; catchword; word of direction (printing)
Kustodia f (-dien)
pyx (container for storing the Host)
Kustos m (-toden)
(museum) curator, custodian; custos; keeper (library); Mus: index, direct, custos; hist: sexton, sacristan or sacrist
KV(v) abr
Kirchenvater, Kirchenväter
Kybernetik f
cybernetics
Kyniker m
Cynic
Kynismus m
cynicism
kypernetische adj
cybernetic
Kyrenaiker m
Cyrenaic
kyrillisch  
Cyrillic
Kyrios abbr
Kyrios. Vierteljahresbericht für Kirchen- und Geistesgeschichte Osteuropas. Berlin
Kzf. abr
Kurzfassung; Kurzform
KZF abbr
Kirchliche Zeitfragen. Zürich