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Japanese translation of “tail”

tail

noun   /teɪl/
the long , narrow part that sticks out from the back of an animal’s body
しっぽ, 尾
The dog is happy to see you – he’s wagging his tail.
with your tail between your legs feeling ashamed and embarrassed because you have failed or made a mistake
しっぽを巻いて
The losing team went off with their tails between their legs .
(Definition of tail noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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