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shimmerverb [I]

 us   /ˈʃɪm·ər/
to shine with a soft light that changes strength: The stars shimmered in the night sky.
shimmer
noun [U]  us   /ˈʃɪm·ər/
the shimmer of moonlight on the lake
Translations of “shimmer”
in Arabic يومِض…
in Korean 희미하게 빛나다…
in Malaysian kilauan…
in French miroiter…
in Turkish titrek titrek parıldamak…
in Italian brillare, luccicare, scintillare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出微弱的閃光,閃爍…
in Russian мерцать, блестеть…
in Polish migotać, skrzyć się…
in Vietnamese lung linh…
in Spanish brillar, relucir…
in Portuguese reluzir, tremeluzir…
in Thai ส่องแวววาว…
in German schimmern…
in Catalan llambrejar…
in Japanese かすかに光る, 揺らめく…
in Indonesian berkedip-kedip…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出微弱的闪光,闪烁…
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