spindle in German and example sentences

spindle in German

Pronunciation
n. Spindel; Spulenhalter; spindeldürre Person

Example Sentences

"What is it that thing that rattles round so merrily?" continued the girl; and she went to grab the spindle and put it to spinning.
"Was ist das für ein Ding, das so lustig herumspringt?" sprach das Mädchen, nahm die Spindel und wollte auch spinnen.
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However, no sooner had she touched the spindle when the spell’s decree was fulfilled: she pricked a finger with it.
Kaum hatte sie aber die Spindel angerührt, so ging der Zauberspruch in Erfüllung, und sie stach sich damit in den Finger.
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The King, who wanted his beloved daughter to avoid any possible kind of misfortune, gave the orders that all the spindles in the kingdom be burnt.
Der König, der sein liebes Kind vor dem Unglück gern bewahren wollte, ließ den Befehl ausgehen, dass alle Spindeln im ganzen Königreiche sollten verbrannt werden.
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Synonyms for spindle
shaft: beam, axle, arbour
Verb forms for spindle
Present participle: spindling
Present: spindle (3.person: spindles)
Past: spindled
Future: will spindle
Present conditional: would spindle
Present Perfect: have spindled (3.person: has spindled)
Past Perfect: had spindled
Future Perfect: will have spindled
Past conditional: would have spindled