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Braille

noun [U] uk   /breɪl/ us  
a system of printing for blind people, in which each letter is represented as a raised pattern that can be read by touching it with the fingers: The book has been printed in six languages and in Braille.
Translations of “Braille”
in Korean 점자…
in Arabic طريقة برايل…
in French braille…
in Turkish körlere mahsus kabartma yazı, körler alfabesi…
in Italian braille…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盲文點字法, 布萊葉盲文…
in Russian шрифт Брайля…
in Polish alfabet Braille'a, brajl…
in Spanish Braille…
in Portuguese braile…
in German die Blindenschrift…
in Catalan braille…
in Japanese (ブライユ)点字法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盲文点字法, 布莱叶盲文…
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