pensil

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

pensil (plural pensils)

  1. Obsolete form of pencil.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pencil, from Anglo-Norman and Old French pincil (see the variant pincel, which gave rise to Modern French pinceau (paintbrush)), from Latin pēnicillum, diminutive of pēniculus (brush), itself a diminutive of pēnis (tail; penis).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɛnsɪl]
  • Hyphenation: pèn‧sil

Noun[edit]

pènsil (plural pensil-pensil, first-person possessive pensilku, second-person possessive pensilmu, third-person possessive pensilnya)

  1. pencil
    Synonym: potlot

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Maia[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pencil or Tok Pisin pensil.

Noun[edit]

pensil

  1. pencil

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pensilis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /penˈsil/, [pẽnˈsil]

Adjective[edit]

pensil (plural pensiles)

  1. hanging

Noun[edit]

pensil m (plural pensiles)

  1. (literary) pleasant garden

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English pencil.

Noun[edit]

pensil

  1. pencil

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English pencil, from Anglo-Norman and Old French pincil (see the variant pincel, which gave rise to Modern French pinceau (paintbrush)), from Latin pēnicillum, diminutive of pēniculus (brush), itself a diminutive of pēnis (tail; penis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pensil m (plural pensiliau or pensilau or pensilion)

  1. pencil

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pensil bensil mhensil phensil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “pensil”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies