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yawn

verb [I]  us   /jɔn/
to open the mouth wide and take in and let out a deep breath without conscious effort, usually when you are tired or bored: She yawned, covering her mouth with her hand.
yawn
noun [C]  us   /jɔn/
It had been an especially long day, she thought, barely stifling a yawn.
Translations of “yawn”
in Arabic يَتَثاءَب…
in Korean 하품을 하다…
in Malaysian menguap…
in French bâiller…
in Turkish esnemek…
in Italian sbadigliare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打哈欠…
in Russian зевать…
in Polish ziewać…
in Vietnamese ngáp…
in Spanish bostezar…
in Portuguese bocejar…
in Thai หาว…
in German gähnen…
in Catalan badallar…
in Japanese (人)があくびをする…
in Indonesian menguap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打哈欠…
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