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sprinkle

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsprɪŋkl/
to gently drop small pieces of something over a surface: Sprinkle the cake with sugar before serving.Spreading and scattering
sprinkling noun [no plural] a small amount of a powder or liquid that has been sprinkled on a surface: a sprinkling of pepper/snowCoverings and layersSpreading and scattering
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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