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pencil

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈpen·səl/
a thin, usually wooden, tube-shaped device for writing or drawing which has colored material in the center and a point at one end: [C] colored pencils [U] Make your corrections in pencil (= using a pencil).
Translations of “pencil”
in Arabic قَلَم رَصاص…
in Korean 연필…
in Malaysian pensel…
in French crayon…
in Turkish kurşun kalem…
in Italian matita…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鉛筆, 化妝筆, 一束光…
in Russian карандаш…
in Polish ołówek…
in Vietnamese cái bút chì…
in Spanish lápiz…
in Portuguese lápis…
in Thai ดินสอ…
in German der (Blei)Stift, Bleistift……
in Catalan llapis…
in Japanese 鉛筆…
in Indonesian pensil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铅笔, 化妆笔, 一束光…
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