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hush

exclamation
 
 
/hʌʃ/
used to tell someone to be quiet, especially if they are crying: It's okay. Hush now and wipe your eyes.Sounds used as interjectionsInterjections
Translations of “hush”
in Vietnamese Im nào…
in Spanish ¡silencio!…
in Thai คำออกเสียงเพื่อขอให้เงียบ…
in Malaysian syh!…
in French chut!…
in German still!…
in Chinese (Traditional) (示意某人安靜)噓…
in Indonesian hus! Ssst!…
in Russian тише! ш-ш-ш!…
in Turkish 'Sus!', 'Sakin ol!', 'Sesini çıkarma!'…
in Chinese (Simplified) (示意某人安静)嘘…
in Polish cicho, ćśś, cii…
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