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fable

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfeɪbl/
a short, traditional story, usually involving animals, which is intended to show people how to behave: Aesop's fablesTypes of film, play, book etc.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
Translations of “fable”
in Korean 동화…
in Arabic أمثولة, حِكاية…
in French fable, légende…
in Turkish hayvan masalı, alegorik hikaye, fabl…
in Italian favola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 寓言, 寓言故事…
in Russian басня…
in Polish bajka…
in Spanish fábula…
in Portuguese fábula…
in German die Fabel, das Märchen…
in Catalan faula…
in Japanese ぐう話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 寓言, 寓言故事…
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