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miaow

noun [C] UK (US usually meow) uk   us   /ˌmiˈaʊ/
the high crying sound of a cat
miaow
verb [I] uk   us  
A cat was miaowing pitifully outside the door.
Translations of “miaow”
in Arabic مُواء…
in Korean 고양이가 내는 소리, 야옹…
in Malaysian mengiau…
in French miauler…
in Turkish miyav, kedi sesi…
in Italian miao…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咪咪叫聲,喵喵叫聲…
in Russian мяуканье…
in Polish miau…
in Vietnamese tiếng meo meo (mèo)…
in Spanish maullar…
in Portuguese miau…
in Thai ร้องเมี้ยว ๆ…
in German miauen…
in Catalan miol…
in Japanese ニャーオ(ネコの鳴き声)…
in Indonesian mengeong…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咪咪叫,喵喵叫…
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