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Meaning of “fish” - Learner’s Dictionary

fish

noun     /fɪʃ/ ( plural fish, fishes)
ANIMAL [C]
A1 an animal that lives only in water and swims using its tail and fins (= thin, triangular parts): Are there any fish in the pond?Sea fishFish and seafoodFreshwater fishFish and seafood
FOOD [U]
A1 fish eaten as food: fish and chips Fish and seafoodSea fishFreshwater fish
Translations of “fish”
in Arabic سَمَك…
in Korean 물고기, 생선…
in Malaysian ikan…
in French poisson…
in Turkish balık, (yemek) balık…
in Italian pesce…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 魚肉…
in Russian рыба…
in Polish ryba…
in Vietnamese cá, thịt của cá dùng làm thức ăn…
in Spanish pez, pescado…
in Portuguese peixe…
in Thai ปลา, เนื้อปลา…
in German der Fisch…
in Catalan peix…
in Japanese 魚, (食べ物としての)魚…
in Indonesian ikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 鱼肉…
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