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lark

noun [C] uk   /lɑːk/  us   /lɑːrk/

lark noun [C] (BIRD)

(also skylark) a small, brown bird that is known for its beautiful singing

lark noun [C] (ACTIVITY)

informal an activity done for a joke that is is not intended to cause serious harm or damage: The kids hid their teacher's bike for a lark.this ... lark informal a way of referring to an activity or a situation that you do not take seriously: I don't really think I'm suited to this marriage lark. I've had enough of this commuting lark.
Translations of “lark”
in Arabic قبّرة (طائر صَغير بُني اللون له صَوت جميل)…
in Korean 종다리…
in Malaysian burung lark…
in French alouette…
in Turkish tarla kuşu…
in Italian allodola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 雲雀,百靈鳥…
in Russian жаворонок…
in Polish skowronek…
in Vietnamese chim sơn ca…
in Spanish alondra…
in Portuguese cotovia…
in Thai นกชนิดหนึ่งร้องเพลงได้…
in German die Lerche…
in Catalan alosa…
in Japanese ヒバリ…
in Indonesian burung pekicau…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 云雀,百灵鸟…
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