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throat

noun [C]  /θroʊt/ us  
the front of the neck, or the space inside the neck down which food and air can go: A cop grabbed him around the throat. I have a sore throat. He cleared his throat and started speaking.
Translations of “throat”
in Korean 목구멍, 목…
in Arabic حَلْق, زور, حَنْجَرة…
in French gorge…
in Turkish boğaz, gırtlak…
in Italian gola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頸前部, 咽喉,喉嚨…
in Russian горло…
in Polish gardło…
in Spanish garganta, cuello…
in Portuguese garganta…
in German der Rachen, der Hals…
in Catalan coll, gola…
in Japanese のど(首の内部), のどの部分(首の前部)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颈前部, 咽喉,喉咙…
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