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ankle

noun [C]  /ˈæŋ·kəl/ us  
the joint connecting the foot to the leg, or the thin part of the leg just above the foot
Translations of “ankle”
in Korean 발목…
in Arabic كاحِل…
in French cheville…
in Turkish ayak bileği…
in Italian caviglia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 踝關節, 踝…
in Russian щиколотка…
in Polish kostka…
in Spanish tobillo…
in Portuguese tornozelo…
in German der Knöchel…
in Catalan turmell…
in Japanese 足首, くるぶし…
in Chinese (Simplified) 踝关节, 踝…
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