paw Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “paw” - Learner’s Dictionary

paw

noun [C]     /pɔː/
B2 the foot of certain animals, such as cats and dogsThe legs and feet of non-human animals
paw ( also paw at) verb [T]
to touch something with a paw: I could hear the dog pawing at the door.Touching and feelingShowing affection
Translations of “paw”
in Arabic قَدم الحيَوان, مَخلَب…
in Korean 발톱…
in Malaysian kaki…
in French patte…
in Turkish pençe…
in Italian zampa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爪,爪子, 手…
in Russian лапа…
in Polish łapa…
in Vietnamese chân…
in Spanish pata, garra (gato), zarpa (león)…
in Portuguese pata…
in Thai อุ้งเท้า…
in German die Pfote…
in Catalan pota, garra…
in Japanese (猫や犬などの)足, 手…
in Indonesian cakar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爪,爪子, 手…
(Definition of paw from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Read More 

Word of the Day

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More