pincel

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *penicellum, alteration of Latin pēnicillum.

Noun[edit]

pincel m (oblique plural pinceaus or pinceax or pinciaus or pinciax or pincels, nominative singular pinceaus or pinceax or pinciaus or pinciax or pincels, nominative plural pincel)

  1. paintbrush

Descendants[edit]

  • English: pencil
  • French: pinceau
  • German: Pinsel

Portuguese[edit]

pincéis

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan pinzell (paintbrush), from Latin pēnicillum (paintbrush).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pincel m (plural pincéis)

  1. paintbrush

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan pinzell (paintbrush), from Latin pēnicillum (paintbrush). Cognate with English pencil.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /pinˈθel/, [pĩn̟ˈθel]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /pinˈsel/, [pĩnˈsel]

Noun[edit]

pincel m (plural pinceles)

  1. paintbrush (usually less thick than a brocha)

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