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chandelier

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌʃændəˈlɪər/
a large light that hangs from the ceiling that is made of many small lights or candles and small pieces of glassLighting and light fittings in the home
Translations of “chandelier”
in Vietnamese đèn chùm…
in Spanish araña (de luces)…
in Thai โคมไฟระย้า…
in Malaysian candelier…
in French lustre…
in German der Kronleuchter…
in Chinese (Traditional) 枝形吊燈, (尤指舊時用的)枝形燭台…
in Indonesian kandil…
in Russian люстра…
in Turkish avize…
in Chinese (Simplified) 枝形吊灯, (尤指旧时用的)枝形烛台…
in Polish żyrandol…
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