English to German

What does gun mean in German?

Answer

Wiki User
10/10/2008

When referring to any type of weapon the German word is "Schusswaffe "

When referring to a handgun the German word is "Pistole ", also or "Knarre" or "Kanone" (both slang terms).

When referring to a rifle the German word is "Gewehr".

When referring to a big gun (canon) the German word is "Geschütz" or "Kanone".