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turtle

noun [C]  us   /ˈtɜr·t̬əl/
an animal that lives in or near water, having a thick, outer shell that covers and protects its body
Translations of “turtle”
in Arabic سُلَحْفاة بَحَرِيّة…
in Korean 거북이…
in Malaysian penyu…
in French tortue de mer…
in Turkish deniz/su kaplumbağası…
in Italian tartaruga marina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 龜, 海龜…
in Russian черепаха…
in Polish żółw (wodny lub morski)…
in Vietnamese rùa…
in Spanish tortuga marina…
in Portuguese tartaruga marinha…
in Thai เต่า…
in German die Seeschildkröte…
in Catalan tortuga (marina)…
in Japanese 海ガメ…
in Indonesian penyu, kura-kura…
in Chinese (Simplified) 龟, 海龟…
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