How to say character in German ˈkær ɪk tər

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der Charakter


the set of qualities that make someone or something different from others; type

You can tell a man's character from his handwriting; Publicity of this character is not good for the firm.

die Persönlichkeit


a set of qualities that are considered admirable in some way

He showed great character in dealing with the danger.

der Ruf



They tried to damage his character.

die Rolle


a person in a play, novel etc

Rosencrantz is a minor character in Shakespeare's `Hamlet'.

die Persönlichkeit


an odd or amusing person

This fellow's quite a character!

das Schriftzeichen


a letter used in typing etc

Some characters on this typewriter are broken.

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