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Dieser Senf brennt wie Teufel auf meiner Zunge!


This mustard bites my tongue like hell!


     pron. this one, this
     pron. that one, that
     n-m. mustard
     v. third-person singular present of brennen
     v. second-person plural present of brennen
     v. imperative plural of brennen
          v. (intransitive) to burn; to light on fire
          v. (intransitive) to burn; to be on fire
          v. (intransitive) to have a strong affection for; to be affectionate
          v. (intransitive) to be lit, to be on (of a light or lamp)
          v. (intransitive) to irritate; to induce pain or another pianful sensation; to bite; to sting (especially in the eyes)
          v. (intransitive) to smart; to sting (a sore or wound)
          v. to fire; to bake; to kiln (tiles and pottery)
          v. to distil (alcoholic beverages such as schnapps)
          v. (transitive, computing) to burn; to archive data on a storage medium. (such as CDs, DVDs, etc.)
          v. (intransitive, figuratively) to emit heat
          v. to roast
          v. to bream (clean a ship etc. by fire and scraping)
     adv. how
     conj. like
     conj. as
     conj. (colloquial, nonstandard) than
     conj. (chiefly colloquial) when (referring to the past)
     n-m. (without plural) the Devil, Satan
     n-m. a devil, satan, i.e. a creature of hell, a demon, a fallen angel etc.
     n-m. a devil, satan, i.e. an evil person
     prep. (with dative) on, upon
     prep. (with accusative) on, onto
     prep. (colloquial, otherwise archaic, regional, northern and western Germany) on (a day; usually of the week)
     adv. (somewhat, informal) open
     adv. (colloquial) finished; gone (food)
     interj. carry on
     interj. have a go
     pron. mine (substantival possessive)
     pron. genitive of ich
     det. feminine dative of mein
     det. genitive plural of mein
     n-f. tongue (organ in the mouth)
     n-f. tongue (flap in a shoe)

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