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spear

noun [C]  us   /spɪər/
a pole with a sharp point at one end, used as a weapon that is either thrown or held in the hand

spear

verb [T]  us   /spɪər/
to push or throw a spear into an animal: They catch the fish by spearing them. fig. She speared the steak with her fork and lifted it off the grill.
Translations of “spear”
in Arabic رُمْح…
in Korean 창…
in Malaysian lembing…
in French lance…
in Turkish mızrak, zıpkın…
in Italian lancia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 矛, 槍, 鏢槍…
in Russian копье…
in Polish oszczep, dzida…
in Vietnamese cái mác, cái thương…
in Spanish lanza, jabalina…
in Portuguese lança…
in Thai หอก…
in German der Speer…
in Catalan llança…
in Japanese 槍(やり)…
in Indonesian tombak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 矛, 枪, 梭镖…
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