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wan

adjective
 
 
/wɒn/
pale and looking sick or tiredThe skin, and skin colour
Translations of “wan”
in Korean 병약한, 창백한…
in Arabic شاحِب…
in French pâle…
in Turkish bitik, beti benzi atmış…
in Italian smorto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (面部)蒼白的,顯得疲憊的…
in Russian бледный…
in Polish blady, mizerny…
in Spanish pálido, macilento, débil…
in Portuguese pálido, abatido…
in German blaß…
in Catalan macilent…
in Japanese (顔が)青白い…
in Chinese (Simplified) (面部)苍白的,显得疲惫的…
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