BEOLINGUS
Dictionary - TU Chemnitz

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WC {n} (Ort, privat und öffentlich); Toilette {f} (Ort, selten privat); Abort {m} (Ort, öffentlich, Amtssprache) (veraltet) [listen] toilet (private and public); bathroom (private); lavatory (public) [formal]; WC (only on signs and in advertisements); cloakroom (public) [Br.]; restroom (public) [Am.]; the ladies'/the gents' (toilet) (public) [Br.]; the ladies' room/the mens' room (public) [Am.]; washroom (public) [Am.] [Can.]; half bathroom (private) [Am.] (in advertisements); half bath (private) [Am.] (in advertisements) [listen] [listen] [listen]

WCs {pl}; Toiletten {pl}; Aborte {pl} toilets; bathrooms; lavatories; WCs; cloakrooms; restrooms; the ladies'/the mens' rooms; washrooms; half bathrooms; half baths

Gäste-WC {n}; Gästetoilette {f} [geh.]; Gästeklo {n} [ugs.] (im Privathaus) guest toilet; guest bathroom; guest WC [formal]; half bath(room) for guests [Am.] [arch.]

verstopfte Toilette blocked toilet; clogged toilet [Am.]

Wo ist die Toilette? Where's the bathroom?; Where is the toilet?

Darf ich Ihr WC benutzen/benützen? Can I use your bathroom, please?

Dürfte ich bitte bei Ihnen die Toilette benutzen/benützen? (formell) Excuse me, could I please use your facilities? (formal)

Könnten Sie mir sagen, wo ich die Toiletten finde? Could you point me in the direction of the toilets [Br.] / restrooms [Am.] please?

Wo finde ich denn bitte die Toiletten? Excuse me, where will I find the toilets [Br.] / restrooms [Am.]?

Wo ist (denn) hier bitte die Damentoilette/Herrentoilette? Where is the Ladies'/the Gents' [Br.] / the ladies' room/the men's room [Am.], please?

auf (die) Toilette gehen; die Toilette aufsuchen; mal kurz verschwinden [ugs.] to go to/use the toilet [Br.] / restroom [Am.]; to answer the call of nature [coll.]