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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “twinkle”


noun [S]     /ˈtwɪŋ.kl̩/
when something twinkles
the twinkle of the stars / lights / diamonds
He was holding the phone with a mischievous twinkle in his eye (= expression of amusement ).
Quantities and units of light
(Definition of twinkle noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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