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handkerchief

Pronunciation: /ˈhæŋkərtʃəf; -tʃiːf; ˈhæŋkətʃɪf; -tʃiːf/

Translation of handkerchief in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -chieves /-tʃiːvz/ or , -chiefs)

  • pañuelo (masculine) a cotton/paper handkerchief un pañuelo de algodón/papel a garden the size of a pocket handkerchief un jardín como un pañuelito

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