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bowl

noun [C]
 
 
/bəʊl/
A2 a round, deep dish used for holding soup and other food: a bowl of rice/soupDishes, bowls, cups and glasses
Translations of “bowl”
in Korean 그릇…
in Arabic وِعاء عَميق…
in French boule…
in Turkish çanak, kâse, kap…
in Italian scodella, ciotola, piatto fondo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 碗狀物, 碗, 缽…
in Russian миска, чаша…
in Polish miska…
in Spanish bola…
in Portuguese tigela…
in German die Kugel…
in Catalan bol…
in Japanese 深い鉢, スープ皿, ボウル…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碗状物, 碗, 钵…
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