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monk

noun [C]  us   /mʌŋk/
a man who is a member of a group of religious men who live a simple life apart from general society, usually in a monastery
Translations of “monk”
in Arabic راهِب…
in Korean 수도승…
in Malaysian sami…
in French moine…
in Turkish keşiş, rahip…
in Italian monaco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 修道士, 僧侶…
in Russian монах…
in Polish mnich…
in Vietnamese thầy tu…
in Spanish monje…
in Portuguese monge, frade…
in Thai พระสงฆ์…
in German der Mönch…
in Catalan monjo…
in Japanese 修道士, 僧…
in Indonesian biarawan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 修道士, 僧侣…
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