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sprinkle

verb [I/T]  us   /ˈsprɪŋ·kəl/
to scatter a few drops or small pieces of something: [T] Sprinkle cheese on the pizza. Someone who says that it is sprinkling means it is raining lightly.

sprinkle

noun [C]  us   /ˈsprɪŋ·kəl/ (also sprinkling,  /ˈsprɪŋ·klɪŋ/ )
a light rain: We might get a sprinkle today.
Translations of “sprinkle”
in Arabic يَرُشّ, يَنْثُر…
in Korean 뿌리다…
in Malaysian memercik…
in French saupoudrer, asperger…
in Turkish saçmak, serpmek, ekmek…
in Italian spruzzare, cospargere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灑, 撒…
in Russian обрызгивать, посыпать…
in Polish posypywać…
in Vietnamese rắc, tưới…
in Spanish esparcir…
in Portuguese salpicar…
in Thai โปรย…
in German streuen, besprenkeln…
in Catalan empolvorar, ruixar…
in Japanese (~を)~にちりばめる, まく, ふりかける…
in Indonesian menaburkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洒, 撒…
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