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devil

noun [C]  /ˈdev·əl/ us  
an evil being, often represented in human form but with a tail and hornsthe Devil The Devil, in Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, is the most powerful evil spirit. The devil can be used to give emphasis to a question: What the devil are you doing?
Translations of “devil”
in Korean 악령…
in Arabic شَرّير…
in French diable, démon, diablesse…
in Turkish iblis, kötü ruh, kötü adam…
in Italian demonio, diavolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魔鬼, 魔鬼,惡魔,妖魔…
in Russian злой дух, дьявол во плоти…
in Polish diabeł…
in Spanish demonio, diablo, pobre diablo…
in Portuguese demônio…
in German der Teufel…
in Catalan dimoni…
in Japanese 悪霊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 魔鬼, 魔鬼,恶魔,妖魔…
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