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quay

noun [C] uk   us   /kiː/
a long structure, usually built of stone, where boats can be tied up to take on and off their goods
Translations of “quay”
in Arabic رَصيف الميناء…
in Korean 부두…
in Malaysian bagan…
in French quai…
in Turkish rıhtım, iskele…
in Italian banchina, molo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 泊岸,碼頭…
in Russian причал…
in Polish nabrzeże…
in Vietnamese bến cảng…
in Spanish muelle…
in Portuguese cais…
in Thai ท่าเรือ…
in German der Kai…
in Catalan moll…
in Japanese 波止場, 埠(ふ)頭…
in Indonesian dermaga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驳岸,码头…
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