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Spanish translation of “candle”

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candle

noun /ˈkӕndl/
a moulded/molded piece of wax with a wick in the centre, for giving light
vela
We had to use candles when the electric lights went out She blew out all the candles on her birthday cake.
candlelight noun the light from a candle
luz de vela
We had dinner by candlelight.
candlestick noun a holder for a candle.
candelero, palmatoria
glass/silver candlesticks.
Translations of “candle”
in Korean 초…
in Arabic شَمْعة…
in French bougie…
in Italian candela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蠟燭…
in Russian свеча…
in Turkish mum…
in Polish świeczka…
in Portuguese vela…
in German die Kerze…
in Catalan espelma…
in Japanese ろうそく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蜡烛…
(Definition of candle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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