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roof

noun [C]  us   /ruf, rʊf/
the covering that forms the top of a building, vehicle, or other object: The school has a flat roof. The roof of your mouth is the mouth’s upper, inside surface: Peanut butter sticks to the roof of your mouth.
roof
verb [T]  us   /ruf, rʊf/
They roofed the house with old-fashioned shingles.
Translations of “roof”
in Arabic سَطْح…
in Korean 지붕…
in Malaysian atap…
in French toit…
in Turkish çatı, tavan…
in Italian tetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 屋頂, 車頂, 頂部…
in Russian крыша…
in Polish dach…
in Vietnamese mái nhà…
in Spanish techo…
in Portuguese telhado, teto…
in Thai หลังคา…
in German das Dach…
in Catalan teulada…
in Japanese 屋根, 屋上…
in Indonesian atap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 屋顶, 车顶, 顶部…
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