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coffin

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɒfɪn/ ( also US casket)
a box in which a dead body is buried →  See also the final nail in the coffin Burying, cremating and preserving bodies
Translations of “coffin”
in Arabic تابوت…
in Korean 관…
in Malaysian keranda…
in French cercueil…
in Turkish tabut…
in Italian cassa da morto, bara…
in Chinese (Traditional) 棺材, 靈柩…
in Russian гроб…
in Polish trumna…
in Vietnamese quan tài…
in Spanish ataúd…
in Portuguese caixão, ataúde…
in Thai โลงศพ…
in German der Sarg…
in Catalan taüt…
in Japanese ひつぎ…
in Indonesian peti mati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 棺材, 灵柩…
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