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nail

noun [C]
 
 
/neɪl/
METAL OBJECT B2 a thin piece of metal with a sharp end, used to join pieces of wood together: a hammer and nailsToolsGardening tools
FINGERS/TOES B2 the hard surface at the end of your fingers and toes: fingernails/toenails to cut your nails nail clippers/scissors Stop biting your nails.The hand
Translations of “nail”
in Arabic مِسْمار, ظِفْر…
in Korean 못, 손톱…
in Malaysian kuku, paku…
in French ongle, clou…
in Turkish çivi, tırnak…
in Italian chiodo, unghia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬, 釘,釘子…
in Russian гвоздь, ноготь…
in Polish gwóźdź, paznokieć…
in Vietnamese móng, cái đinh…
in Spanish uña, clavo…
in Portuguese prego, unha…
in Thai เล็บ, ตะปู…
in German der Nagel, nagel…
in Catalan clau, ungla…
in Japanese くぎ, (手足の)つめ…
in Indonesian kuku, paku…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 钉,钉子…
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