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yellow

adjective, noun [C/U]  /ˈjel·oʊ/ us  
(of) a color like that of a lemon: yellow roses sweet yellow corn
Translations of “yellow”
in Korean 노란…
in Arabic أصفَر…
in French jaune…
in Turkish sarı, sarı renkli…
in Italian giallo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黃色(的)…
in Russian желтый…
in Polish żółty…
in Spanish amarillo…
in Portuguese amarelo…
in German gelb, das Gelb…
in Catalan groc…
in Japanese 黄色い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黄色(的)…
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