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thirst

noun [U]  us   /θɜrst/
the need or desire to drink something, esp. water: He took a long drink of water to quench his thirst. A thirst is also a strong desire for something: She slaked her thirst for knowledge by reading everything she could.
Translations of “thirst”
in Arabic عَطَش…
in Korean 갈증…
in Malaysian dahaga, dahagakan…
in French soif…
in Turkish susuzluk, susama, susamışlık…
in Italian sete…
in Chinese (Traditional) 需要飲水, 渴,口渴…
in Russian жажда…
in Polish pragnienie…
in Vietnamese sự khát, niềm khao khát…
in Spanish sed…
in Portuguese sede…
in Thai ความกระหายน้ำ, ความปรารถนา…
in German der Durst…
in Catalan set…
in Japanese のどの渇き…
in Indonesian rasa haus, dahaga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 需要饮水, 渴,口渴…
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