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fairy

noun [C]  /ˈfeər·i/ us  
an imaginary creature with magical powers who looks like a small person with wings
Translations of “fairy”
in Korean 요정…
in Arabic جِنّي, جِنِّيّة…
in French fée, (de) fée…
in Turkish peri…
in Italian fata…
in Chinese (Traditional) 想像中的生物, 小仙子,小精靈…
in Russian фея…
in Polish wróżka…
in Spanish hada…
in Portuguese fada…
in German die Fee…
in Catalan fada…
in Japanese 妖精…
in Chinese (Simplified) 想象中的生物, 小仙子,小精灵…
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