鉛筆

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See also: 铅笔

Chinese[edit]

lead (metal)
 
pen; pencil; writing brush; to write or compose; the strokes of Chinese characters
trad. (鉛筆)
simp. (铅笔)
anagram 筆鉛笔铅
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Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese 鉛筆 (えんぴつ) (enpitsu, pencil), semantically readapted from Chinese 鉛筆铅笔 (“pen made from lead powder”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

鉛筆

  1. pencil; lead pencil (Classifier: )

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: S
ひつ > ぴつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

鉛筆 (counter , hiragana えんぴつ, romaji enpitsu)

  1. a pencil (graphite writing-instrument)

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

鉛筆 (yeonpil, McCune-Reischauer: yŏnp'il, Yale: yenphil) (hangeul 연필)

  1. Hanja form? of 연필, “pencil”.