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kite

noun [C] uk   us   /kaɪt/

kite noun [C] (FLYING OBJECT)

A2 a frame covered with cloth or plastic and joined to a long string, that you fly in the air when the weather is windy: to fly a kite

kite noun [C] (BIRD)

a large bird of prey (= a bird that eats other birds and small animals)
Translations of “kite”
in Arabic طائِرة وَرَقِيّة…
in Korean 연…
in Malaysian layang-layang…
in French cerf-volant…
in Turkish uçurtma…
in Italian aquilone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 飛行物, 風箏…
in Russian воздушный змей…
in Polish latawiec…
in Vietnamese cái diều…
in Spanish cometa…
in Portuguese pipa, papagaio…
in Thai ว่าว…
in German der Drachen…
in Catalan estel…
in Japanese 凧(たこ)…
in Indonesian layang-layang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞行物, 风筝…
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