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lip

noun [C]
 
 
/lɪp/
MOUTH B1 one of the two soft, red edges of the mouth: He licked his lips. The mouth and throat
EDGE the edge of a container that liquid is poured fromEdges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
Translations of “lip”
in Korean 입술…
in Arabic شِفة…
in French lèvre, bord…
in Turkish dudak, kenar…
in Italian labbro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部位, 唇,嘴唇…
in Russian губа, носик (сосуда)…
in Polish warga, brzeg, krawędź…
in Spanish labio, borde…
in Portuguese lábio…
in German die Lippe, der Rand…
in Catalan llavi…
in Japanese くちびる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 唇,嘴唇…
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