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Meaning of “swallow” - Learner’s Dictionary

swallow

noun [C]     /ˈswɒləʊ/
BIRD a small bird with long, pointed wings and a tail with two pointsOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey
FOOD OR DRINK the movement of swallowingBiting, chewing and swallowingEating
Translations of “swallow”
in Arabic سُنونو…
in Korean 제비…
in Malaysian layang-layang…
in French hirondelle…
in Turkish kırlangıç, yutma…
in Italian rondine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 咽喉, 吞,嚥,吞嚥…
in Russian ласточка, глоток…
in Polish jaskółka, łyk…
in Vietnamese chim nhạn…
in Spanish golondrina…
in Portuguese andorinha…
in Thai นกนางแอ่น…
in German die Schwalbe…
in Catalan oreneta…
in Japanese ツバメ…
in Indonesian burung walet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咽喉, 吞,咽,吞咽…
(Definition of swallow noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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