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fable

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈfeɪ.bl̩/ us  
a short story that tells a general truth or is only partly based on fact, or literature of this type: the fable of the tortoise and the hare
Translations of “fable”
in Korean 동화…
in Arabic أمثولة, حِكاية…
in French fable, légende…
in Turkish hayvan masalı, alegorik hikaye, fabl…
in Italian favola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寓言, 寓言故事…
in Russian басня…
in Polish bajka…
in Spanish fábula…
in Portuguese fábula…
in German die Fabel, das Märchen…
in Catalan faula…
in Japanese ぐう話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 寓言, 寓言故事…
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