How to say bow in German boʊ

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der Bogen


a springy curved rod bent by a string, by which arrows are shot.



to bend (the head and often also the upper part of the body) forwards in greeting a person etc

He bowed to the ladies; They bowed their heads in prayer.

die Verbeugung


a bowing movement

He made a bow to the ladies.

der Bogen


a rod with horsehair stretched along it, by which the strings of a violin etc are sounded.

sich beugen


(with to ) to accept

I bow to your superior knowledge.

der Bug


(often in plural) the front of a ship or boat

The waves broke over the bows.

die Schleife


a looped knot of material

Her dress is decorated with bows.

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