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dog

noun
 
/dɒɡ/
A1 an animal with fur, four legs, and a tail, that is kept as a pet
Translations of “dog”
in Korean 개…
in Arabic كَلْب…
in French chien…
in Turkish köpek…
in Italian cane…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, (尤指當作寵物或用來打獵、看護東西的)狗,犬…
in Russian собака…
in Polish pies…
in Spanish perro…
in Portuguese cachorro…
in German der Hund…
in Catalan gos…
in Japanese イヌ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, (尤指当作宠物或用来打猎、看护东西的)狗,犬…
(Definition of dog from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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