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British English: hippopotamus /ˌhɪpəˈpɒtəməs/ NOUN
A hippopotamus is a very large African animal with short legs and thick, hairless skin. Hippopotamuses live in and near rivers.
- American English: hippopotamus
- Arabic: فَرَسُ النَّهْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: hipopótamo
- Chinese: 河马
- Croatian: nilski konj
- Czech: hroch
- Danish: flodhest
- Dutch: nijlpaard
- European Spanish: hipopótamo
- Finnish: virtahepo
- French: hippopotame
- German: Nilpferd
- Greek: ιπποπόταμος
- Italian: ippopotamo
- Japanese: カバ
- Korean: 하마
- Norwegian: flodhest
- Polish: hipopotam
- European Portuguese: hipopótamo
- Romanian: hipopotam
- Russian: гиппопотам
- Latin American Spanish: hipopótamo
- Swedish: flodhäst
- Thai: ฮิปโปโปเตมัส
- Turkish: hipopotam
- Ukrainian: гіпопотам
- Vietnamese: con hà mã
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