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Spanish translation of “thirst”

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thirst

noun /θəːst/
a feeling of dryness (in the mouth) caused by a lack of water or moisture
sed
I have a terrible thirst.
a strong and eager desire for something
sed
thirst for knowledge.
thirsty adjective ( comparative thirstier, superlative thirstiest) suffering from thirst
sediento
I’m so thirsty – I must have a drink.
causing a thirst
que da/provoca sed
Digging the garden is thirsty work.
thirstily adverb
con avidez
He thirstily drank his lemonade.
thirstiness noun
sed
Translations of “thirst”
in Korean 갈증…
in Arabic عَطَش…
in French soif…
in Italian sete…
in Chinese (Traditional) 需要飲水, 渴,口渴…
in Russian жажда…
in Turkish susuzluk, susama, susamışlık…
in Polish pragnienie…
in Portuguese sede…
in German der Durst…
in Catalan set…
in Japanese のどの渇き…
in Chinese (Simplified) 需要饮水, 渴,口渴…
(Definition of thirst from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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