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sailing

noun [U]  us   /ˈseɪ·lɪŋ/
the sport or activity of using boats with sails: I never really got into sailing.
Translations of “sailing”
in Korean 항해, 보트타기…
in Arabic إبحار…
in Portuguese iatismo, vela…
in Catalan vela…
in Japanese セーリング, ヨット競技…
in Italian la vela, il fare vela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帆船運動, 啓航,出航…
in Russian парусный спорт…
in Turkish yelken sporu, yelkencilik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帆船运动, 启航,出航…
in Polish żeglarstwo…
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