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hem

noun [C]  us   /hem/
the bottom edge of a piece of cloth, folded up and sewn, on an item of clothing

hem

verb [T]  /hem/ (-mm-)
to sew a hem on an item of clothing: She was busy hemming her skirt.
Translations of “hem”
in Arabic حَشْوة (الفُسْتان)…
in Korean 단…
in Malaysian kelepet…
in French ourlet…
in Turkish kıvrım kenarı, baskı, kenar…
in Italian orlo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (衣服等的)褶邊,邊…
in Russian кромка, подрубочный шов…
in Polish rąbek…
in Vietnamese đường viền (áo, quần…)…
in Spanish dobladillo…
in Portuguese barra…
in Thai ขอบ (ผ้า)…
in German der Saum…
in Catalan vora…
in Japanese (布・衣服の)端の折り返し部分, ヘム…
in Indonesian tepi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (衣服等的)褶边,边…
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