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thunder

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈθʌndər/
B1 the loud noise in the sky that you hear during a storm: thunder and lightning Stormy weatherWind and winds
Translations of “thunder”
in Arabic رَعْد…
in Korean 천둥…
in Malaysian guruh, petir, bunyi gemuruh…
in French tonnerre…
in Turkish gök gürlemesi…
in Italian tuono, tuoni…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雷,雷聲, 雷鳴般的響聲,轟隆聲…
in Russian гром…
in Polish grzmot…
in Vietnamese sấm, tiếng sấm, tiếng sét…
in Spanish trueno, estruendo…
in Portuguese trovão…
in Thai ฟ้าร้อง, เสียงฟ้าร้อง…
in German der Donner, das Donnern…
in Catalan tro…
in Japanese 雷鳴…
in Indonesian guntur, bunyi mengguruh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雷,雷声, 雷鸣般的响声,轰隆声…
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