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"donkey" in British English

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donkeynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒŋ.ki/  us   /ˈdɑːŋ-/
B1 an ​animal like a ​smallhorse with ​longears

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(Definition of donkey from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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donkeynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑŋ·ki, ˈdʌŋ-, ˈdɔŋ-/
a ​gray or ​brownanimal like a ​smallhorse with ​longears
(Definition of donkey from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “donkey”
in Korean 당나귀…
in Arabic حِمار…
in Malaysian keldai, orang bodoh…
in French âne, ânesse, imbécile…
in Russian осел…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驢…
in Italian asino…
in Turkish eşek, merkep…
in Polish osioł…
in Spanish burro, tonto, imbécil…
in Vietnamese con lừa, người ngu ngốc…
in Portuguese asno, burro…
in Thai ลา, คนโง่…
in German der Esel…
in Catalan ase…
in Japanese ロバ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驴…
in Indonesian keledai, bodoh…
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