the christmas tree

18:30 Dec 4, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: the christmas tree
the christmas tree
kristen


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naall of the above
Sabine Wedemeyer
naChristbaum
MKeller
naWeihnachtsbaum
Jon Zuber (X)


  

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10 mins
Weihnachtsbaum


Explanation:
"Tannenbaum" just means pine tree, but that doesn't work very well in the song, now does it.

Jon Zuber (X)
PRO pts in pair: 8
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1 hr
Christbaum


Explanation:
Christbaum (Switzerland); Weihnachtsbaum (Austria, Germany)

MKeller
Switzerland
Local time: 09:59
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 4

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1 hr
all of the above


Explanation:
Tannenbaum - in the famous song refers to the actual growing tree
Christbaum und Weihnachtsbaum are the same, its regional preference which one to use.
Christbaum is more in the southern part, Weihnachtsbaum preferred in the northern parts of Germany.

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Sabine


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Sabine Wedemeyer
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